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College Hosts Public Mental Health First Aid Training Session

Abigail Brickler '21, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2020

“Assess for risk of suicide and harm.” “Listen nonjudgmentally.” “Give reassurance and information.” “Encourage appropriate professional help.” “Encourage self-help and other support strategies.” This...

College Cancels May Commencement

Drew Kaplan '20, Editor-In-Chief

March 23, 2020

Dickinson College has made the decision not to host a graduation ceremony in May for the Class of 2020 due to the spread of the coronavirus. No date has been announced for the rescheduled Commencement proceedings. In an email...

Researcher Presents on Incompetency Elements of Disney Films

Jacob DeCarli '22, Managing Editor

March 19, 2020

Dr. Sophie Raynard presented her research on Disney princess movies made during the “Disney Renaissance Era,” and explained the sexism, racism and cultural incompetency elements often ignored by American audiences.  Raynard is an associate professor in cultural stud...

Centennial Conference Suspends Spring Sports Season

Sammi Werner '21, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

Centennial Conference sports programs have been suspended due to concern over the coronavirus. In a meeting on March 13, the Centennial Conference Presidents Council, composed of representatives from each member college, voted...

All Study Abroad Suspended

Drew Kaplan '20, Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2020

Dickinson College has suspended all study abroad programs due to the coronavirus, and has asked students to depart their host countries for the United States by March 21. This announcement comes as the college suspends all May...

College to Move Online for Remainder of Spring 2020 Semester

Drew Kaplan '20, Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2020

Dickinson College will conduct the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester online. Students are directed to remain away from Carlisle, and instead remain in contact with professors remotely. Announced in an email sent on March...

“You Almost Feel Guilty Being Alive” Stellfox Prize Winner Reflects on Life Changing Career

Jacob DeCarli '22, Managing Editor

March 19, 2020

A week with Italian author and screenwriter Roberto Saviano concluded on Wednesday, March 3 with the 2020 Stellfox prize lecture. Saviano, most known for his 2006 novel Gomorrah, was the 15th person honored with the prestigious...

Letter from the Editor: The Status of The Dickinsonian

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

To my knowledge, The Dickinsonian has never missed a print date. We have had late nights in the office, and at times some of us have made a joke about it, but never in my time has The Dickinsonian failed to get the newspaper pri...

College Extends Spring Break Due to Coronavirus

Drew Kaplan '20, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Dickinson College has extended spring break by an additional week due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, with plans to reopen the college on Monday, March 23. A final decision regarding a potential move to online classes...

Departments Prepare for Stellfox Award

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Managing Editor

March 5, 2020

In preparation for the arrival of Italian author and Stellfox Prize winner Roberto Saviano to campus, a group of Dickinson College community members met to discuss his most successful work, Gomorrah.  Saviano published Gomorrah in 2006 and has received numer...

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