The Dickinsonian

Administration Disputes College Budget Woes

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2019

Dickinson College administrators have denied allegations regarding the poor financial health of the college. “The tremendous planning and budgeting [that] has been going on at Dickinson” has allowed the college to retain “stable”...

New Self-Defense Classes to be Offered

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

October 31, 2019

Beginning on Oct. 29, campus recreation will be offering six self-defense classes “with the intention of helping students feel safer on and off-campus,” Adena Cohen ’22 explained. The classes will be taught by karate instructor...

Safety Shuttle Serves as Popular Mode of Transport for Students

Nadia Shahab Diaz ’21, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Students have expressed appreciation for the safety shuttle. The Dickinson Safety Shuttle is advertised on the Dickinson website as a free service that operates every night on a regular route, stopping at many different locations...

Unexpectedly Large Participation in Revolutionary Challenge

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

October 17, 2019

A forum to propose new ideas for college innovations drew in 49 proposals and over 3000 total responses that surpassed the President’s Panel on Innovation’s (PPI) expectations of total participation. According to Dickinson...

Gravity of Senate Gender Balance Denied

Nat McCloud ‘23, Associate News Editor

October 17, 2019

Dickinson College’s Student Senate has an underrepresentation of women for the 2019-2020 academic year. 57 percent of the student body are women and 43 percent are men, according to the Dickinson College Website. Only 15 of...

College President Meets With Chinese Education Minister

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2019

Yang Xinyi, Minister Counsellor for Education of the Chinese Embassy to the United States, visited Dickinson College last week to meet with College President Margee Ensign and discuss methods to deepen the educational relationship...

Student Allegedly Detained by DPS Officer at Football Game

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

A student has filed a complaint with the Department of Public Safety alleging that he was prevented from leaving Biddle Field during the playing of the national anthem before the Homecoming Football game.  The student, who will remain anonymous due to ...

Policies Changed For Letters of Recommendation

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2019

The Office of the Registrar has announced a new system for documenting letters of recommendation written by faculty members for students. However, faculty members have expressed confusion as to whether the system is active or...

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