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Students Express Appreciation and Concern Over Changes at Asbell Center

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

November 7, 2019

Dickinson’s change to the KOVE’s kosher preparations for the 2019-2020 academic year have left some students unable to eat food prepared there anymore. The college terminated its Mashgihim, or Jewish supervisors of an establishment’s...

Student Senate Hosts Title IX Open Forum

Lianna Brown ‘22, News Editor

November 7, 2019

On Nov. 5, Student Senate held an open forum on Title IX for all students with Title IX Coordinator Kat Matic. According to an email sent out to Dickinson College students this meeting was “an opportunity to ask questions to...

Rose-Walter’s Prize Winner Criticizes Trump on Environmental Policies

Jacob DeCarli ‘22, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

2019 recipient of the Rose-Walter’s Prize for Environmental Activism Joel Reynolds presented his criticisms of President Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. environmental protections and stressed to the audience that “all of us have...

Concerns Raised Over Tea Flavor Name

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2019

Dickinson College Dining Services has removed a popular tea flavor following concerns raised over the name of the variety. Named “Plantation Mint,” possible racial connotations led to the product’s removal from dining services...

CSE to Increase Safety Awareness for Bicyclists on Campus

Jacob DeCarli ‘22, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

Preparations for a new bicycle safety program are underway after recent accidents sparked concerns throughout campus.  There were four student accidents while riding bicycles during the Fall 2019 semester. Three of the accid...

Proposed Plastic Bag Fee Generates Mixed Feedback

Sarah Manderbach ‘22, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Student Senate passed a resolution on Oct. 29 to remove plastic bags from all retail operations on campus, including the Devil’s Den and the Bookstore. This will be effective as of Feb. 1, 2020. Student Senate Director of...

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