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We Need Public Libraries

By Maia Baker ’19, Opinion Columnist

April 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Reading is one of the basic requirements of existence in most parts of the world. We read emails; road signs; billboards; books; medicine instructions; menus. But none of this information is accessible with only a low level of...

Sweet Little Lies

By Bryce Dunio ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

World War II general and cis white male George Patton is quoted as saying, “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” His words came at a time of hardship in the world, a time of cancerous, collectivist...

Rent-Seeking: Capitalism’s Worst Enemy

By Mike Kozinski ’21, Opinion Columnist

April 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The Democratic Party has undoubtedly shifted far to the left. In 30 years, the Democratic Party went from being the party of Bill Clinton and balanced budgets to the party of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders, both of...

Little Victories

Stephanie Czmar '19, Managing Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The most surprisingly pleasant thing happened to me the other day. I was at the water fountain filling my water bottle and as I was capping my water bottle, a male student came bustling by me. I had to shrink aside to ensure that...

Stirring the Pot: The Unofficial Top-10 Soup Ranking of the 2018-19 Year

By Rebecca Agababian ‘21, News Editor

April 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Ever since coming to college, I have become a huge soup person. When nothing sounds good in the caf and I’m sick of my go-to snar order, a good soup can save a meal.  But as the days have been getting warmer, I have been...

On Blind Faith

By Binam Poudyal ’22, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“Om namah namah namah” The woman chants some mantra and throws some rice into the fire. A sizzling noise fills the air. Then she takes a broom, taps it over my shoulders, and goes into a trance like state. The woman is...

Shut it Down

By Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

President Trump has called for the border to be shut down as detention facilities have reached full capacity. According to Fox, the United States is on track to receive the most illegal immigrants in more than a decade as 750,000...

Dickinsonians: Get Involved in the Campus March For Our Lives Chapter

By Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article for the news section about students who created a March for Our Lives chapter at Dickinson. During the time of the article, the club was pending student senate approval, but now, I can happily...

The Value in Taking a LALC Course

By Aly Fosbury ’21, Life & Style Editor

April 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I spent a large portion of my childhood associating Mexico, which shared a border with my home state of California, as essentially the entirety of Latin America.  Obviously, as I grew older I heard about other nations suc...

Do We Still Need Affrimative Action?

Shea Player ’22, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Affirmative action as we know it today is a result of the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960’s aiming to provide equal opportunities for individuals in minority groups in education and employment. In light of the college...

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