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America, Great?

Jillian Clark ‘19, Guest Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Recently I’ve been a bit befuddled by the catch phrase that is so lovingly etched onto bumper stickers and baseball caps alike: “Make America Great Again.” Which past America are we yearning for? From my seat in the theater,...

For the Love of Animals: Reconsidering Aesthetics

Teddy Ulrich ‘20, Opinion Columnist

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Friday evenings are a special time for me, not because every student at Dickinson gets sloppy drunk and acts belligerent, but because my girlfriends and I pile into my room to do our makeup together, painting beautiful portraits...

Thoughts on Dickinson’s New Shuttle System

Sandra Vidal ’19, Guest Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Last semester the Dickinson Public Safety Shuttle system was very different than what it is like this semester. Last semester, for those of you who weren’t on campus, you simply made a call to DPS and they would come and pick...

“We Will Be Heard”

Writers of the Student Liberation Movement, Guest Writers

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On September 8, The Dickinsonian published an article on the change of the name and mission of the Student Liberation Movement, formerly known as Why We Wear Black. While the Movement appreciates The Dickinsonian updating the...

A Critique of the BERT Program: Inhibiting of Free Speech

Christopher Francese, Professor of Classical Studies

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The greatest civil rights leaders have been gifted speakers and writers: think of Dr. King, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Malcom X, and President Obama. It was DuBois in the early 20th century who made the then controversial...

An Expression of Self-Love

Tedra Ulrich ’20, Guest Writer

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

My body is a map. Not the political kind, with a compass rose and lines of longitude, but a physical one, with mountains you can touch and tributaries you can dip your fingertips into. I love this body as more than a mere shell....

Free Speech: Blessing or Curse?

Joshua Riebel ’20, Guest Writer

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Freedom of speech, particularly divisive or controversial speech, is a trademark of the American government. The freedom to express one’s beliefs is guaranteed to all American citizens in the form of the first amendment of the...

Are the Food Options at Dickinson Fair for All Eaters?

Lili Zunun ’19, Guest Writer

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Throughout the years Dickinson has made changes to their food system. The Snar was a place where mai bowls, burgers, and salads were sold. The Caf was always a place to go in and have options of different varieties of foods. In...

Being Vegan on Campus

Tedra Ulrich ’20, Guest Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Being vegan for nearly two years, I have found there is certainly a divide that resides between vegans and non-vegans. Let’s face it - food is an integral part of all of our lives. But just how much thought does each individual...

Thoughts on Being a Woman on Campus

Maia Baker ’19, Guest Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I’m a woman and I believe we have a long way to go to achieve total gender equality and inclusivity here, specifically, on Dickinson’s campus. That’s not to say that I or my friends have been personally victimized, categorized...

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