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Is North Korea Insane?

Brendan Birth ‘16, Columnist

April 12, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Premature Nostalgia

April 4, 2013

While walking around London this past weekend, I was punched in the gut by an overwhelming sense of premature nostalgia. I imagined myself in three months missing England with that familiar ache of missing something you know...

A Dose of the Impossible

Suri Smith '14, Columnist

April 4, 2013

Fans of Alice in Wonderland may recall this quote by the White Queen: “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” In fiction, perhaps such an idea does not seem to be very absurd. In...

Lost in Translation

Emily Fineberg '15, News Editor

April 4, 2013

I’ve recently noticed that I don’t participate in class as quickly as I used to. At first, I attributed this to an exhausting schedule: two Writing Intensive classes, a FLIC class and a class that involves reading lots of...

A Confession

Adam Laird '14, Columnist

April 4, 2013

I confess that I am dumbstruck by Dickinson’s infallible ability to ruin a good thing. Dickinson Confessions being forced offline last week provoked this confession. I believed that this page was a great opportunity to get a...

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