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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...

Talk Dirty to me: Tales of the New Swipe-Free Laundry System

Marcus Witherspoon ’20, Opinion Columnist

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

So the new laundry system is...something. Quite frankly, I am disappointed and confused.  I don’t understand how we have less allocated money this year than last year while also paying more money per wash and dry cycle....

Is Safety Shuttle Actually “Safe”?

Ana Sarmientos ‘20, Guest Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

 The campus safety shuttle here at Dickinson has been established to give students rides at night across campus or in most cases to Walmart. Its purpose is to keep students safe, especially during dark hours.  However, recen...

Writing a Thesis: Thoughts on the Spontaneity Method

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Opinion Columnist

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Probably starting sometime this past summer, I began kicking around ideas for an honors thesis. Though I haven’t put any words on a page yet, let alone settled on a topic, I have begun to consider my options. The thing is...

Why It’s Seriously Problematic To Blame Ariana Grande For Mac Miller’s Death

Ellie Doblin ‘21, Guest Writer

September 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When rapper and producer Mac Miller died this Friday of an apparent overdose, it took less than an hour for people to start blaming Miller’s ex-girlfriend, Ariana Grande. The hashtag #ArianaKilledMac was trending on twitter...

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