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The Poly Alternative

Suri Smith '13, Columnist

April 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When you think of a relationship, what do you see? You probably envision two people who are deeply in love, maybe a man and a woman, maybe a same-sex relationship if you’re LGBTQ or open-minded. They might be old, young, black,...

The Snar’s Shiny, Useless Toys

Matthew Weddig ‘13, guest columnist

April 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The Union Station has very recently had a minor technological facelift in the form of new electronic menus. Much like in the Biblio Café, the old printed menus have been replaced in favor of television screens that present the...

Africa Is Not A Country

Max Weylandt ‘13, Columnist

April 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

It’s 2013 and I shouldn’t have to write this. Yet here we are having this cumbersome and tiresome talk once more. It has been brought to my attention that some of y’all—surprisingly—still can’t be bothered to refer...

Letter from the Editor: Keep Calm and Boston On

Matthew Korb '14, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

This week’s Letter from the Editor was written in the wake of the recent Boston Marathon bombing. The Letter from the Editor written for this week has been delayed and will run on April 25, 2013. As a Bostonian and as a hum...

Is North Korea Insane?

Brendan Birth ‘16, Columnist

April 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion

North Korea’s leadership, under Kim Jong-un, has made repeated threats to escalate into all-out nuclear war. These threats coming from the North Koreans are not new, but the rhetoric seems even stronger than before. This even...

Fear Factor

Christina Socci ‘13, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I hate scary movies. Granted, there is something oddly comforting about watching a scary movie with friends and screaming together at all of the OH-GOD-HE’S-RIGHT-BEHIND-YOU moments. In general though, because my father delighted...

Talking About My Generation

Lizzy Hardison ‘16, associate news editor

April 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion

History has proven it to be true that young people have the capability to harness their energies and become collective agents of change. My parent’s generation mobilized in protest of the war in Vietnam, and a decade later the...

Letter from the Editor: The Housing Bubble

Matthew Korb '14, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The housing selection process at Dickinson (And, if my suspicions are anything to go by, at most other places of higher learning) has its share of complainers. There are not enough good houses, there are too many ways to cheat...

Spring Has Sprung

Jessy Cooper ‘13, Columnist

April 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Let the parade of shorts, sundresses and pastels commence. We have hit the 70-degree mark people. It is time to celebrate. It is time to come out of winter’s hibernation mode. But who am I kidding? It would appear the entire...

Italian Perspective

Enrica Nicoli Aldini, Columnist

April 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Italian kids, and most likely kids from many other first world countries, have grown up watching American movies and American TV series. I grew up in the 90’s and the most popular series among young kids and teenagers were Beverly...

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