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Speaker Asserts Colonization of U.S. was Genocide

Bryce Harper ’20, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

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Dickinson College and the Clarke Forum hosted Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to speak on the history of colonialism and genocide in the United States in her talk titled “The Genocidal Foundation of the United States.” Dunbar-Ortiz...

Dickinson’s Rank Suffers

Rachael Franchini ’19, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2017

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In a comprehensive, national ranking of liberal arts colleges, Dickinson fell from 41st to 51st from 2015 to 2016. The study, published by U.S. News, came out on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and is a review of data from 2016. Some of...

New Recycling Efforts on Campus

Ian Ridgway ’19, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

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Dumpsters have disappeared from all over the Dickinson campus, and they’re being replaced with smaller recycling bins. Over the summer, Dickinson College outsourced their recycling system to the company “Penn Waste” based...

Ensign, Students React to DACA

Zita Petrahai ’18, Managing Editor

September 7, 2017

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In an email sent out to the Dickinson community, President Ensign stated she is “saddened by the announcement” that President Donald Trump has officially ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

Diversity Training Criticized for Generalizations

Rachael Franchini '19, Editor-in-Cheif

September 7, 2017

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Students in attendance at a training event prior to the beginning of the academic year had strong and critical reactions to the speaker’s presentation on intercultural communication. Janet Bennett was invited by the Intercultural...

A Patent, a Thrift Store and a Band: Highlights from the Class of 2021

Sarah Mazer ’19, Senior Reporter 

September 7, 2017

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Introduced by Vice President for Enrollment Management Stefanie Niles at convocation on August 27 2017, the class of 2021 is highlighted by a number of exceptional students, including inventors, musicians, writers, athletes and...

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