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Tick Talk: A Conversation about Lyme

Anh Nguyen '19, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2019

Four speakers shared their expertise and personal stories with Lyme disease, a tick-borne disease caused by bacterial infection, on Tuesday, April 30. The event was sponsored by Sam’s Spoons Foundation, a non-profit organization...

Student Backlash Following Email Notifying of Sexual Misconduct

Jacob DeCarli '22, Associate Managing Editor

May 12, 2019

An email sent by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) following incidents of sexual misconduct has sparked backlash from students after the email did not identify the perpetrator. According to the email, which was sent to...

New Majors in Chinese and Japanese

By Lianna Brown ’22, Associate News Editor

April 25, 2019

The East Asian studies department will expand to offer not only an East Asian studies major, but also a Chinese major and a Japanese major. Shawn Bender, associate professor of East Asian studies and department chair explained...

Landis Hosts Conservative/Libertarian Discussion

By Mike Kozinski ’21, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

Socially and politically conservative and libertarian students shared their experiences as politically right students at a mostly liberal college during a discussion event. Sarah Niebler, assistant professor of political science,...

Housing Intern Position Created

By Alexandra Fosbury ’21, Life & Style Editor

April 25, 2019

Dickinson introduced a new housing intern position this spring to the Residence Life and Housing Staff to “help promote our housing options and room selection process to our current students on campus” said Sage Ober, associate...

Student Asks Admin: Are Blue Lights Effective?

By Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

A student met with administration to voice concerns about the number and effectiveness of blue lights on campus, which are very rarely used.   Eleanor Mariani ’22 emailed President Margee Ensign’s office to set up a meeti...

Sub-Committee Revived to Improve Retention

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

The office of institutional effectiveness and inclusivity has revived a sub-committee focused on retention to study rates of returning students and to figure out how Dickinson can “move the needle” to make retention higher,...

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