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Reality and Making Reality: The Two Greatest Video Games You’ve Probably Never Played

Luke Nicosia ’21, Guest Columnist

February 20, 2020

I don’t exactly consider myself a video game expert. While I’ve made a habit of attending the Gaming Club, play on my Switch in my free time, I don’t know everything there is to know. What I have to offer, however, is a...

Single’s Awareness Day

Sarah Manderbach ’22, Associate Opinion Editor

February 20, 2020

Valentine’s Day for me has always been something different. I always loved when in elementary school, we would make bags for our classmates to put candy and cheesy valentine cards in. It was a simple and cute way to demonstrate...

The XFL is Back!

Robert Pearl ’20, Opinion Columnist

February 20, 2020

Once upon a time Vince McMahon had a vision. A football league that was everything that the NFL was not. Raw, raunchy, provocative football that people could watch once the NFL season was over in an effort to satisfy their needs...

Dickinson Failed All of Us. We’re Trying Not to Fail Them.

Mia Merrill ’19, Guest Columnist

February 13, 2020

The past week has been a blur of op-eds, emails, petitions, and desperate phone calls. As necessary as the Title IX reform movement is, it’s exhausting to witness and participate in, and I’m not even on campus. It’s a cause...

Please Clap the Inevitable Failure of Jeb Biden

Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

February 13, 2020

On April 25th, 2019, Joe Biden announced his run for President of the United States. He pledged to be a uniter and leader who could heal the soul of the nation. The Biden strategy was not to necessarily generate enthusiasm, but...

The Importance of Title IX’s Rules Now – They Weren’t There for Me

Clare (Froggatt) Fitzgerald '05, Guest Columnist

February 7, 2020

I am certain you are receiving many stories of victims of sexual assault at Dickinson throughout the years. It is my hope that these stories are heard in some capacity. Please allow me to contribute mine. I was sexually assaulted at Dic...

Response to and Support for Alumni Letter

Sherry Harper-McCombs, Professor of Theatre

February 7, 2020

The department of theatre and dance wants to both applaud and respond to Sarah Zimmer’s letter published 4 February. The professional worlds of theatre, dance, film, and television have protected serial abusers for many years...

A Survivor’s Thoughts on the Sit-In

Mary Smith ’20, Guest Columnist

February 6, 2020

Thank you to Rose for being so brave this week and the whole-time during college that you’ve been fighting for Title IX reform. No one would be speaking up right now without your movement. It’s disheartening to acknowledge...

Letter from the Editor: On the Purpose of the Newspaper

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2020

Although the attribution of this quote is dubious, “journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations” has been a sentiment about which I’ve often found myself thinking....

Thoughts on “Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism” from a Liberal Jew:

Solomon Zisser ’20, Guest Columnist

February 6, 2020

As someone who loves Israel and also criticizes its actions, as someone who visits Israel frequently and also dislikes Israel’s current leaders, as someone who has liberal beliefs and also is a passionate Jew, it is unsurprising...

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