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Midterm Election Results Conclude as Expected for Dickinsonians

Sarah Manderbach ’22, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

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The Nov. 6 mid-term elections ended with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011, and with Republicans keeping control of the Senate. In Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey and...

Debate: Death of U.S. Democracy

Claire Jeantheau ’21, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

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 A visiting government professor said in a recent Clarke Forum lecture that “old and rich” American democracy is “genuinely at risk.” The event, titled “How Democracies Die,” featured Daniel Ziblatt, the Eaton...

Students Paint Flower Pots for Bumblebees

Sam Marmo ’19, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

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Students concerned with a dwindling bee population gathered in the Arts Collective house on Nov. 8 to work on a solution: flower pots. The Hive and Arts Collective sponsored a pot-painting event in hopes of creating homes for...

Stomach Flu Plagues Students

Matt Olson ‘22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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Since Oct. 29 roughly 30 students have reported symptoms of Viral Gastroenteritis to the Wellness Center with an increase this past week, according to Donald Domenici, associate director of counseling and psychiatric services. “Wednesday,...

Incident at Party Prompts Investigation

Rachael Franchini ’19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

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The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has confirmed reports of an incident at a campus party on the night of Wednesday, Oct. 31 by acknowledging that an official investigation is underway. In response to a question about “an...

New Mosaic to Bring Students to Rwanda

Shane Shuma ’22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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Dickinson is offering a new mosaic for which students will travel to Rwanda and learn about the 1994 genocide there and the nation’s recovery process since.  The Rwanda mosaic will begin in spring 2019. Mosaics are “inten...

Historian Flies from Italy to Give Joint Presentation on Italian WWII POWs

Rowan Humphries ’19, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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Two scholars of Italian history shared the surprisingly positive experiences of Italian Prisoners of War (POWs) in the United States during WWII, in an emotional story told through oral histories and compelling photographs.  ...

Event-Tracking App Surges in Popularity

Sam Marmo ‘19, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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Dickinson Faculty implementing a new app to track attendance of campus events in the hopes to increase school spirit Dickinson’s new event-tracking app Corq is turning out to be a success for the Student Life office. The...

Poet Talks Feminism and Food

Caroline Walworth ’22, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018

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Students and professors called poet and memoirist Sandra Beasely, who spoke on being a female poet and growing up with extreme food allergies, aminated and energetic. A crowd of over 50 Dickinson students, faculty and Carlisle...

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