The student news site of Dickinson College.

The Dickinsonian

Professor of Urban Planning Discusses Increasing Gentrification of Black Neighborhoods

Sarah Mazer ’19, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

Lance Freeman’s lecture on Tuesday, April 25 addressed the implications and historical context of the increasing “gentrification” of historically black neighborhoods in cities such as New York Washington DC, and Philadelphia. “The...

Dog House Puppies Leave for School

Emily Messer ’20, Associate News Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

The Dog House’s most recent litter of puppies has reached the eight-week mark at which they are distributed to Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) volunteers to begin their training to become service dogs. The Dog House, a campus...

McKenney, Cooper Take Energy Challenge Awards

Ian Ridgway ’19, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

The third annual Energy Challenge, hosted by Dickinson’s Center for Sustainable Education (CSE), officially ended this past week with a bonfire on Friday, April 21. This year’s Energy Challenge was the first time that the...

Students Critique Housing Selection Process in Light of Website Crash

Rachael Franchini ’19, Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

Angie Harris, associate dean of residence life and housing, maintains that “overall, the [housing] system works well,” despite housing selection website malfunctions and student dissatisfaction that occurred during the housing...

Dickinsonians March for Science

Rachael Franchini ’19, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017

Filed under News

Dickinsonians participated in the March for Science on Sunday April 22 on Earth Day in Washington D.C., a protest that aimed to motivate the public to support scientific enterprise. According to satellites.marchforscience.com,...

Federal Organization Investigates Title IX Reports

Zita Petrahai ’18, Managing Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under News

On Friday, April 19, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has officially opened eight new Title IX investigations, Dickinson College among them. According to the notice sent to...

Educational Studies Cuts Teaching Certification Program

Jules Struck ’19, News Editor

April 24, 2017

Filed under News

Educational studies students of the class of 2017 will be the last to graduate with the option to complete their official Pennsylvania teacher certification through Dickinson College. In an effort to become more interdisciplinary...

Campus Takeover: Kappa Week

Zita Petrahai ’18, Managing Editor

April 24, 2017

Filed under News

The bi-annual Kappa Week, which aims to “ameliorate life on campus,” according to Alvin McRoe ’17, is scheduled to take place from April 16 – April 22. The week is put on by the Xi Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and...

The student news site of Dickinson College.
News