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Cafeteria Conundrums

Jessica Oren ‘21, Copy Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Coming from a high school where the dining hall disasters ranged from soggy, memory-foam-like tofu to sandwiches with the bread so stale we couldn’t even feed it to the ducks on the pond, my first visit to the Dickinson Caf...

Is Disney Ruining Star Wars?

Joshua Riebel ’20, Opinion Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

No. Or to be more precise, there is nothing Disney can do to “ruin” Star Wars. A New Hope is and will always be a classic film; The Empire Strikes Back may be better still, and despite Disney’s penchant for beating ideas...

A Marxist Analysis of Dining Services Student Workers

Aleks Syniec ’18, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  To Karl Marx, all history is a history of class struggle; under feudalism there was class conflict between the lords and the serfs, under capitalism class conflict is between the proletariat and the bourgeois, under...

On Interfaith Dialouge

Leda Fisher ’19, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  Last weekend I went to the 10th annual JStreet National Conference in Washington D.C. JStreet is a pro-Israel, pro-Palestine, pro-peace organization that seeks to use America and the American Jewry’s influence to create...

Dickinson Needs a Living Timeline

Duncan Hopkins ’19, Opinion Columnist

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  On Halloween weekend last year, a Dickinson student was dressed as Colin Kaepernick- blackface and all [Editor’s Note: this claim to blackface cannot be confirmed].  In the Fall of 2015 another Dickinson student wore ...

The Dickinsonian’s Comment Moderation

Derek Schneider ’19, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  Three weeks ago an opinion piece titled “Dickinson’s Political Parity Problem” was published by The Dickinsonian. For those who have not read it, it ends with the author calling on the community to change, saying...

What Is A Free Market?

Ian White ’19, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  As an economics major, I spend a lot of time reading about, thinking about, and discussing markets. I have read from Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, F. A. Hayek’s The Use of Knowledge in Society, and Milton Friedm...

Canada: A Model For America?

Mike Kozinski '21, Guest Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The common American perception of Canada is that Canada is just like the United States except with none of the problems of United States. Canadians are portrayed as Americans who had the good sense to elect Justin Trudeau, e...

Awesome Professors at Dickinson

Connor Moore ’18, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Lately there has been a great deal of negativity surrounding the faculty here at Dickinson. Students have railed against the faculty for their rejection of the Student Senates proposal to repeal the physical education requirement...

In Defense of the Oxford Comma

Drew Kaplan '20, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There is a debate amongst writers of the English lan- guage over a certain type of punctuation. Although some consider it to be super uous and providing of no additional clarity to a sentence, I consid- er it to be an i...

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