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On Cultivating a Safe Campus Environment

Alexandra Fosbury ’21, Life & Style Editor

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A little over a year ago I wrote my first opinion for The Dickinsonian about the culture shock I faced moving from San Francisco to Carlisle. Within a few days of moving onto campus, I had already seen dozens of cars and shops ...

A Reflection: Why Did 9/11 Happen?

Joshua Riebel  ’20, Guest Writer 

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As weird as it sounds we are still debating about the destruction of the twin towers on September 11, 2001 even after seventeen years have gone by. To specify, its not the actual event that has stirred debate, but who caused it, an...

The Slur Olympics

Nadia Shahab Diaz ’21, Opinion Writer 

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

My friend – who, for contextual purposes, is a white, gay, woman – and I were listening to Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now” as she drove; after it ended, she said, “It’s funny, because he says the n-word in that song,...

Are Event Posters Going Extinct?

Lauren Toneatto ‘21, Guest Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I can still remember the abundance of posters spread across Dickinson’s campus when I visited as a perspective student. So, when I arrived on campus this fall, I thought it would just take a few weeks for Althouse’s doors...

Is Anger and Activism a Sustainable Combination?

Jillian Clarke ‘19, Opinion Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In my rather limited experience and frame, activism and anger go hand in hand on most occasions. I, personally, cannot have one without the other. Some of my best, most impassioned ideas have come from a bought of anger. However,...

So Your Roommate Snores…

Caroline Strapp ’22, Guest Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s a month into college, and you realize the reason you’re tired all the time isn’t because you’ve got a non-stop social life and you’re studying until all hours of the night (well, maybe in part…). No, it’s because...

Slur-Olympics

Nadia Shahab Diaz ’21, Guest Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

My friend – who, for contextual purposes, is a white, gay, woman – and I were listening to Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now” as she drove; after it ended, she said, “It’s funny, because he says the n-word in that song,...

Christine Blasey Ford & #MeToo

Maia Baker ‘19, Guest Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

n the midst of the week-long FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s current nominee for the vacancy on the Supreme Court, it’s time to examine the Kavanaugh case for what it is: a representation of #MeToo movement’s...

Reflection from Abroad Experience in India: ASHAs in Villages in Bahraich

Sandra Vidal ‘19, Guest Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Being able to go to Bahraich and visit some of their villages was a good opportunity to be able to look at the rural aspect of India. We were able to see first hand the social determinants that affect the public health people...

First-Year Advice from a Local Senior A Response to First- Year Advice from a Local First-Year

Stephanie Czmar ’19, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It has been brought to my attention by numerous upperclassmen from numerous years that this first-year class is “wild.” Under normal circumstances I would reply to comments like these with “Well don’t you remember when...

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