The Dickinsonian

He is Still Standing

Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

October 3, 2019

Last year Brett Kavanaugh was appointed by President Trump to replace the vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Soon after allegations of misconduct came from several sources, most notably Christine Blasey...

Pearl’s Picks: Week Four Redemption Tour

Robert Pearl ’20, Opinion Columnist

October 3, 2019

I need to apologize for my last column. One and three is an unacceptable performance. You, my readers, deserve better. If there were one silver lining is that on the year we are still four for four. Nobody has lost money yet....

Pearl’s Picks

Robert Pearl ’20, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

WOW! Was that not the best opening week of sports betting you have ever seen? I mean I am certainly not one to brag but I do have to say three-and-one is quite the record. If you followed along with my picks and put $100 on each...

Are Attendance Policies Necessary?

Hana Zherka ’22, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

When you graduate high school and begin college, you are often thrown into the deep end of responsibility. Some of it can be nice, maybe you decide you’d like to stay over at your friend’s until 1:00 a.m., or else decide to...

Over Critical State of Mind

Nadia Shahab Diaz ’21, Opinion Columnist

September 26, 2019

Now, this may be an unpopular opinion, but I’ve genuinely enjoyed eating on campus lately. I can play with different combinations of CYO smoothies in the Juice Bar or the variety of student feature sandwiches at the Quarry....

How to Gain From Losing

Sarah Clancy ’20, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

I grew up with two older brothers and no room for excuses.  We played every sport you could imagine with full contact.  Between the two of them, I gained incredibly valuable life skills I don’t think I could have learned i...

Cultural Appropriation is Nonsensical

Bryce Dunio ‘22, Opinion Columnist

September 26, 2019

Have you ever worn hoop earrings, paid for a henna tattoo on a boardwalk, or prepared a delicious Mexican dish for dinner? If so, and you are not of the original culture that created these, you have culturally appropriated them...

Dickinson’s First Annual LatinX Gala

Alondra Juarez ’20, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

Saturday Sept. 21 was Dickinson’s first ever Latinx Gala. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Latina discussion group, Spanish club, Portuguese club, and several volunteers organized the Gala with student speakers, a...

Pearl’s Picks

Robert Pearl ’20, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2019

With NFL picking up, baseball winding down, college football going strong; now is the perfect time to get into sports betting if you are looking to make a few bucks (or a lot hopefully). What inspires me to take the picks I do...

Do Women Really Not Feel Safe on Campus?

Caroline Strapp ’22, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2019

Last Sunday night I was talking to a friend of mine about the idea that many of us women don’t feel safe on campus. While some of you might roll your eyes and say ‘oh come on’, this is a common feeling among women. I would...

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