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Shut it Down

By Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 18, 2019

President Trump has called for the border to be shut down as detention facilities have reached full capacity. According to Fox, the United States is on track to receive the most illegal immigrants in more than a decade as 750,000...

Dickinsonians: Get Involved in the Campus March For Our Lives Chapter

By Jacob DeCarli ’22, Associate Managing Editor

April 18, 2019

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article for the news section about students who created a March for Our Lives chapter at Dickinson. During the time of the article, the club was pending student senate approval, but now, I can happily...

The Value in Taking a LALC Course

By Aly Fosbury ’21, Life & Style Editor

April 18, 2019

I spent a large portion of my childhood associating Mexico, which shared a border with my home state of California, as essentially the entirety of Latin America.  Obviously, as I grew older I heard about other nations suc...

Do We Still Need Affrimative Action?

Shea Player ’22, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

Affirmative action as we know it today is a result of the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960’s aiming to provide equal opportunities for individuals in minority groups in education and employment. In light of the college...

The Identitarian Left and the Alt-Right are Equally Racist

Bryce Dunio ’22, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

In 2019, two views of the current state of America can generally be said to dominate the political environment. To many Americans, we have the collective privilege of living in a nation where clean water is an expectation, grocery...

A Response to Absurdity

Kevin Ssonko ’20, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

The story of modern conservative thought is the story of telling lies. These lies can be about any number of things. Sometimes the lies are about masculinity, race, or the economic system. But nonetheless all of it is lies. In...

Ignorance of the Evangelical Right

Mason McIntyre ’22, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

It is hard to square the political circle that evangelical Christians, on the right, do every day. According to a Pew Research Study, a large majority of classified evangelical groups side with the Republican Party and their agenda....

More on the Green New Deal

Mike Kozinski, Opinion Columnist

April 11, 2019

On March 26th, the Green New Deal was rejected by U.S. Senate. 57 senators, including three Democrats and one independent who caucuses with the Democrats in the Senate, voted against the legislation. The other 43 senators, all...

A Call to Improve the Conversation

Ian White ’19, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

When I was in middle school, I started taking an interest in current events and politics. Every night, my parents and I would sit in front of the family TV and watch The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and on Friday nights, we would...

“Linda, Linda Listen”

Marcus Witherspoon ’20, Associate Opinion Editor

April 11, 2019

Listening to actually hear what someone has to say versus listening with the intention to reply is one the easiest, yet hardest things to do. On one side, all you have to do is listen to someone and process what they’re saying...

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