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Dickinsonians Reflect on Recent Protests Surrounding the Black Lives Matter Movement

Lianna Brown '22, News Editor

June 22, 2020

Dickinsonians have been protesting and participating in online activism in response to the death of George Floyd, a 46 year-old man killed in police custody after former officer Derek Chauvin handcuffed and pinned Floyd to the...

College Confirms 2020-2021 Salary Freeze

Aly Fosbury '21 and Rebecca Agababian '21

May 29, 2020

Provost and Dean of the College Neil Weissman sent an email update to Dickinson faculty on May 22 reconfirming there will be no salary raises for the 2020-2021 academic year and discussing the uncertainties ahead. Discussion of a salar...

Students Reflect on the Cancellation of Fall Study Abroad

Lianna Brown '22, Managing Editor

May 29, 2020

In an email sent to the Dickinson College community on May 19, College President, Margee Ensign explained that the college “cannot confidently and safely support study abroad for the fall semester of 2020,” due to the impact...

New Archive’s Project Set to Collect Dickinsonians’ Perspectives of the Pandemic

Jacob DeCarli '22, Managing Editor

May 9, 2020

After the discovery of few student accounts during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, the Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections wants to create platform for students to share their experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The staff...

Is Zoom Getting the Job Done for Dickinson?

Sam Glavin '22, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Zoom might not be the problem solver that it has been said to be.  Students at Dickinson College seem to have mixed feelings on how their current classes are going virtually, and how it affects their college experience and ed...

College Agrees to House UMPC Doctors and Nurses

Jacob DeCarli '22, Managing Editor

April 22, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 increase throughout the United States, Dickinson College has extended an invitation for local hospital staff to take shelter in campus residential halls. This announcement follows the college’s increasing ...

Community Members Discuss Local Food Insecurity During Pandemic

Erik Smith '22, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2020

In the midst of extraordinary circumstances that have changed all aspects of people’s lives, food providers provided insight on how they are helping people access one of their most basic needs. The Clarke Forum for Contemporary...

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