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Democratic Hypocrisy on Immigration

Bryce Dunio  ’22, Guest Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

 Approximately 12 years ago, then-senator Barack Obama took to the podium to voice his vote on the Secure Fence Act of 2006, a bill with the intent of constructing a multi-billion-dollar series of fences on the US-Mexican border.  S...

On Ariana Grande’s Split with Pete Davidson

 Sarah Manderbach ’22, Guest Writer 

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In recent coverage by TMZ, it was revealed that celebrity couple Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have broken up.   According to the initial news release from TMZ’s website, a source close to the couple had announced that “...

Letter to the Editor: A Response to “Are Event Posters Going Extinct?”

By Amy Farrell , American Studies & Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Executive Director

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Dickinsonian, I am writing to voice my strong agreement with Lauren Toneatto, the author of the opinion piece, “Are Event Posters Going Extinct?”   As Toneatto points out, the posters she saw two years ago were a key...

TGIF, Right?

 Caroline Strapp  ’22, Guest Writer 

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Going out is something most of us look forward to every weekend. I mean, TGIF exists for a reason. But after a friend of mine recounted a discussion about the party ‘environment’ she overheard from a group of guys, I started...

Should Minimum Wage Be Abolished?

Bryce Dunio ’22, Guest Writer 

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There is an intriguing concept coined by German Economist Horst Siebert known as the ‘Cobra Effect.’ It originates from Colonial India at a time when the British Empire dominated the subcontinent. The city of Delhi had a problem...

Christine Blasey Ford & the #MeToo Movement (An Update)

Maia Baker ‘19, Opinion Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

 In the first week of Brett Kavanaugh’s time on the Supreme Court, it’s time to examine the Kavanaugh case for what it is: a representation of #MeToo movement’s potential power. Three women have accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexu...

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...

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