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Preparedness for Teach for America Disputed

Eleanor Kaestner ’19, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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Dickinson College contributes a large number of graduates to the Teach for America (TFA) corps, but it is debated among educational professionals if students’ teaching inexperience affects their preparedness to work.  Sarah Bair, the department chair and associate p...

Late Finals Irk Students

Christian Foley ’20, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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Students are frustrated with this semester’s finals’ schedule, which ends on Dec. 22, a week later than years prior. In the past, the fall semester has begun in late August which resulted in finals ending almost a full...

P.E. Graduation Requirement Eliminated by Faculty Vote

Jules Struck ’19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018

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Dickinson’s physical education requirement has been eliminated after a faculty vote on Tuesday. Students no longer must fulfill four P.E. half-credits to graduate, though students currently enrolled in P.E. classes must attend...

“Faith and…” Series Continues with the Topic of Politics

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate News Editor

December 6, 2018

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Students and faculty shared personal takes on the intersection of faith and politics and examined statistics from the Pew Research Center on religious groups and their political views at a discussion-style event. The event,...

Lower Levels of Observable Activism this Year, Campus Notices

Christian Foley ’20, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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Dickinson, a campus normally flooded with student led activism, has been unusually quiet so far this semester.  “While I haven’t been on campus I’m surprised there hasn’t been much open activism given the politica...

Feminism in Sororities

Sarah Mazer ’19, Senior Reporter

December 6, 2018

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A visiting professor stated at a recent panel discussion about sororities and intersectionality that modern sororities should “think about all women, not just their own members,” unlike early historically white sororities,...

Dickinson in Cameroon Program Suspended

Naji Thompson, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2018

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Members of the Africana studies Department worry the suspension of the Dickinson in Cameroon program, due to safety issues caused by the anglophone conflict in the country, limits the study abroad opportunities for majors who...

New Programs Added, Summer School Revived

Sarah Manderbach ’22, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

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Dickinson College is developing several educational programs that will increase the revenue of the college and also expand the reaches of the college itself. Dickinson will offer summer school, graduate courses at the Army...

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