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Response to Athletic Trainers Article

John O'Neil '14, Sports Editor

October 31, 2013

I find the article “Athletic Trainers” on page 5 to be uninformed and out of touch with reality. To consider it to the Athletic Trainers responsibility to provide treatment to “non-varsity athletes”, or ex-athletes such...

Continuing the Conversation: Keep on Questioning

Susan D. Rose, Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology Director of Community Studies Center

October 31, 2013

I have been reading with interest the op-ed columns in the Dickinsonian. Over Fall Pause (what a wonderful thing!), I’ve had a chance to pause and reflect, and the time to offer a few comments in conversation with past commentators. I agree, we need to interrogate ...

Prioritization: Higher Education (De)funding Edition

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

October 31, 2013

Like many other people, sports fans and non-sports fans alike, I found it appalling that Grambling State University’s football program turned into a health hazard. It was disgusting to hear about the disturbing details from...

Athletic Trainers

Virginia Cady ‘15, Columnist

October 31, 2013

Recently it has come to my attention that here at Dickinson College there is a difference in treatment of varsity athletes and non-varsity athletes. As a varsity athlete you have access to the athletic trainers for injuries, both...

Environmentalism is Exclusive

Talya Auger ‘16, Columnist

October 17, 2013

When I arrived at Dickinson as a first year student, I had high hopes of learning the secret to solving the environmental crisis. My goals were naïve, optimistic and well intentioned, but as I have learned, were not the solution...

In Critique of Boehner

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

October 17, 2013

Part of politics involves dealing and negotiating with people you disagree with. That is just part of political life. For that reason, while it is understandable that Speaker John Boehner is dealing with multiple factions within...

Still in Chains

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

October 17, 2013

Two weeks ago Herman Wallace died of liver cancer three days after being granted release from Louisiana State Penitentiary by a federal district judge. Wallace had been in solitary confinement for the past forty years for the...

Known Unknowns, Clouds, and The Government Shutdown

David O’Connell, Assistant Professor - Department of Political Science

October 17, 2013

A few weeks ago, a colleague in my department asked me whether I thought there was a realistic chance that the government would shut down due to various Republican-Democrat disagreements, some related to healthcare, some not....

This I Believe

Emma Weinstein '14, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2013

I believe in the power of messy hair, “long, beautiful, shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen” hair--even though I didn’t start out with any. For the first two years of my life I was as bald as my dad. No matter...

Fandom Feminism

Elizabeth Schroeder ‘15, Columnist

October 10, 2013

Grab your wordy t-shirts and hide your fanfiction the Feminist Collective is talking about comic books and geek culture! Between all the comic book movies coming out every summer, the inaccurate but popular Big Bang Theory, and...

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