The Dickinsonian

Austrian Professor Critiques Hollywood Narrative on Alpine Life

Tessa Lemke ‘21, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2020

The German department hosted a screening and lecture of the critically acclaimed Austrian film “The Dark Valley” and drew in an audience of roughly 50 people to each event.  The screening and lecture took place on two se...

Student Senate Hosts Forum on Inclusivity

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 18, Student Senate and the directors of the Office of Equity and Inclusivity, formerly the Landis Collective, hosted an open forum to discuss their resources and answer questions. The Office of Equity and Inclusivity includes...

An Interview with Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Jacob DeCarli ‘22 and Lianna Brown ‘22

February 20, 2020

The Dickinsonian sat down with Poitras Gleim recipient Dr. Ruth Westheimer to discuss her radio show, her Hulu documentary, World War II and her life. She discusses how she thinks young people should approach sex and how her ra...

Former College President Bill Durden ‘71 Returns for Lecture

Shane Shuma ’22, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Former Dickinson College President Dr. Bill Durden ’71 came to campus to present his thoughts about aging and how colleges should be involved in that process.  Durden spent much of his lecture focusing on the concept of ...

College Loses YWCA Grant

Alexandra Fosbury ’21, Life & Style Editor

February 20, 2020

Dickinson College and the Carlisle Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) have established a close, collaborative relationship through a grant from the United States Department of Education. Despite not receiving the grant...

Opera Returns to College

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2020

The Dickinson College Department of Music staged a production of Hansel and Gretel to large crowds on Friday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 16. According to Assistant Professor of Music James Martin, although the college’s produc...

Spirituality Group Discusses Afterlife Perspectives

Nathaniel McCloud ’23, Associate News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Center for Spirituality and Social Justice hosted a discussion called “After Death, What?” to discuss interfaith perspectives on the afterlife. Geoffrey Cole ’20 facilitated the discussion, which was held in conjunction...

First Blind Female Rabbi Visits College

Bryce Haver ’20, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Rabbi Lauren Tuchman ’08 presented her work on the intersection of spirituality and social justice. Tuchman was the first blind female to become an ordained to the rabbinate.  As well as being a spiritual leader, Tuchman ...

College Lighting Change Prompts Concerns

Alexandra Fosbury ‘21, Life & Style Editor

February 13, 2020

Dickinson College has been replacing both indoor and outdoor lighting on campus with more environmentally-friendly light emitting diode (LED) lightbulbs. One professor has raised concerns has been raised over the impact these...

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