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Students Advocate for Gender Inclusive Restrooms

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

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HUB bathrooms being changed to gender inclusive for a weekend event has prompted an initiative for this to become a permanent change.  During the annual GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Leadership Summit, the bathrooms in the HU...

Novelist Discusses Family’s History during Vietnam War

Jules Struck ’19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019

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GB Tran, a graphic novelist, spoke about the making of his book Vietnamerica, a history of the author’s family’s experience during the Vietnam War, as part of Dickinson’s line-up of programs for Asian-American and Pacifi...

New Tour Guide Dorm Showroom Located in Adams Hall

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

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A new showroom for student tours has been created because of a “spike in feedback about limited availability of rooms from both our guides and our visitors,” according to Molly Boegel, director of admissions programs and services.  ...

Discussions on Holocaust Appropriation in Art at the Trout Gallery

Jules Struck, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019

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At a Wednesday night forum, close to 50 students and professors discussed appropriation of Holocaust imagery by one artist featured in the Trout Gallery. The forum was organized by the Asbell Center for Jewish Life and the...

Panel to Discuss Claims of Anti-Semitism of Trout Gallery-Featured Artist

Jules Struck, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

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The Trout Gallery will hold a panel discussion Wednesday night on one of the gallery’s featured artist’s “appropriation of Holocaust Imagery,” an event prompted by student backlash to the paintings. Sue Coe’s pain...

Snow Days Policy in Review following Faculty Concerns

Sarah Manderbach ’22, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

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Many professors and students agree that Dickinson’s snow days policy makes them feel pressured to hold and attend classes despite snow. The college’s current policy regarding snow days or inclement weather days is that...

Professor Comes Out As Transgender: An Interview

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate managing Editor

March 28, 2019

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Diana “Dee” Dragani, visiting scholar of Italian, came out as a transgender woman on Thursday, March 21 via Instagram and Facebook. In her written post, Dragani explained that she came out to her colleagues two weeks prior an...

Policy Changed, Deceased Students to Receive Degrees at Graduation

Stephanie Czmar ’19, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019

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Faculty passed a resolution to decrease the requirements needed for students to receive posthumous honorary degrees. The new policy requires a student be “enrolled [at Dickinson College] and in good standing academically...

Dickinson’s History with Slavery Informs Cooper Hall Name Change

Jules Struck ’19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019

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Administration is on board with changing the names of Cooper Hall and other buildings on campus named after former slaveholders, pending the submission of reports by the House Divided Project and Student Senate. “You send...

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