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I’m Exhausted

Kira Ousey '21, Guest Writer

October 22, 2020

The common courtesy at the start of class is for the professor to ask, “How are you?” This is usually followed by a lot of silent nods, so-so hand gestures, or one brave student unmuting to share how they’re feeling. Ev...

Pleasure vs. Safety

Sarah Manderbach '22, Opinion Editor

October 16, 2020

Dickinson students have just arrived back from fall pause. Usually this tiny break from our academics entails visiting friends, going home, or even traveling to places you normally wouldn’t be able to during classes. I take ...

Why Dickinson Must Cancel Classes On Election Day

Max Shannon '24, Guest Writer

October 16, 2020

We are less than a month away from the election, and we must demand that President Ensign cancel all classes on election day, November 3rd. This is necessary due to fear and uncertainty concerning mail-in ballots not being deliv...

Thank you Dickinson

Thank you Dickinson

October 8, 2020

Has Zoom Cornered the Video Conferencing Market?

John Dylan Bustillo '22, Guest Writer

September 17, 2020

Zoom has in the recent months rapidly engrained itself into our social consciousness, dominating people’s perspective of the video conferencing industry, while simultaneously integrating itself within everyday life through it...

Divest Dickinson: Investing in Our Future

Erik Smith '22, Guest Writer

September 17, 2020

Money is a lot of things. It’s a unit of account, a means of exchange, and a nominal store of value. Depending on who you ask, it’s also the root of all evil, what makes the world go ‘round, or maybe even both. I believ...

An Unexpected Casualty of This Fall: The Unexpected

Claire Jeantheau '21, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

My online classes have been smooth so far, and I know that they were the right choice for health and testing reasons. But nothing can beat the thought of being on Dickinson’s campus one day—pandemic mitigated; friends returned. Th...

A New World of Assessments

Sarah Manderbach '22, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2020

With a new approach to learning coming under full swing this fall semester, students all over the country are still finding ways to adjust to this electronic means of attending classes. From middle and high schools to colleges, a...

Reading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines

September 10, 2020

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