The Dickinsonian

We’re Not in This Together

Ben Faintych '22, Guest Columnist

April 24, 2020

For many of us, the novel coronavirus has seemingly brought life to a standstill. Quarantining and social distancing are indeed essential tools for public health during a pandemic, but they constrain us to our homes in isolation, w...

Life on the Other Side of the Virus

Kevin Ssonko '20, Student Senate President

March 31, 2020

It’s becoming harder and harder to keep up with the news these days. Even harder to come to grips with the realities of the new world that we are all living in. Even harder still to come to terms with what the broader implications...

Letter from the Editor: Game Over

Drew Kaplan '20, Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2020

When the news broke that we’d be finishing the semester online, a friend in my year texted me, “Jesus dude, I feel like I got my face slapped.” I responded by sending him the Nearer My God to Thee clip from Titanic.  I think I spe...

From Abroad to Not in 48 Hours

Claire Jeantheau '21, Abroad Columnist

March 19, 2020

On my last Wednesday in Denmark, updates collapsed into each other domino-like. The Danish prime minister announced on live television that the country’s schools would shut down for two weeks. That included my folkhøjskole—a...

Letter from the Editor: The Status of The Dickinsonian

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

To my knowledge, The Dickinsonian has never missed a print date. We have had late nights in the office, and at times some of us have made a joke about it, but never in my time has The Dickinsonian failed to get the newspaper pri...

Update: My Frustration with the Department of Public Safety

Sarah Manderbach ‘22, Associate Opinion Editor

March 5, 2020

Last week I wrote about my frustrations with the Department of Public Safety (DPS), which included many scenarios that me and my friends had undergone with DPS and how we were left disappointed, aggravated, or both. For me as...

Sleepy Joe Can’t Wake the Base

Shane Shuma ‘22, Associate Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

Coming off his South Carolina win last Saturday, Joe Biden goes into Super Tuesday with new momentum. His two main rivals in the center lane, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg have dropped out and endorsed him. A slew of endorsements,...

Trying to Cure Grief

Nell Alexander ‘22, Guest Columnist

March 5, 2020

The first Monday after winter break I sat in my economics class, trying to feel normal again. As the professor started the class they ask “how was everyone’s winter break? What did people do?” and that same feeling, the...

Representation in Media: No, It’s Not a Leftist Plot

William Moorman ‘23, Guest Columnist

February 27, 2020

I am a giant nerd. I love Star Wars, and cartoons, and comics, and video games. And one thing that I hate about modern nerd culture, is how whenever there is a movie with minority characters in it, people hate it. I think a...

Manfred’s Mess

Andrew Zaccagnino ‘20, Guest Columnist

February 27, 2020

Last Monday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred sat down with Karl Ravech of ESPN to discuss the punishment of the cheating Houston Astros. It has been brought to light thanks to former Houston Astros’ pitcher Mike Friers that the...

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