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The Cry of Liberals

Joshua Riebel ‘20, Opinion Columnist

December 5, 2019

This is a call not just to the establishment but to all those who cannot answer the famous question uttered by President Ronald Reagan, just like those supporters he won over back in 1980: “Ask yourself, ‘Are you better off...

Stephen A Smith and the Problem of Black Obedience

Kevin Ssonko ‘20, Student Senate President

December 5, 2019

As a fan of pro-sports, I am just as much a slave to morning sports talk radio as any guy with any meaningful buy-in to conventional norms of masculinity. So of course after the news, of pro-athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick’s...

How’s the Future Gonna See Us?

Audree Khalishah ’22, Guest Columnist

November 21, 2019

Civil War and the Syrian migration crisis. The Great Bengal famine. The collapse of Easter Island. All (initially) passed as tragedies with environmental caused. All - in fact - case studies of relative deprivation. Throughout...

The Two Sides of Carlisle

Meg Tate ’23, Guest Columnist

November 21, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania has two vastly different sides of its educational community.  One being Dickinson College and the other being the Carlisle Area School District.  Although there are a few members of my Carlisle High School graduating class t...

Liberals Will Not Cry Again

Sarah Manderbach ’22, Opinion Columnist

November 21, 2019

Last week’s issue of The Dickinsonian was controversial to say the least. From the outburst from the racist acts from students at Franklin and Marshall College to the truth of how “safe” the safety shuttles really are, i...

Make Liberals Cry Again

Shane Shuma ’22, Opinion Columnist

November 14, 2019

We are only three months away from the first primaries of the 2020 election. The Democrats currently have no frontrunner as the party’s many factions struggle to gain power. Warren, a progressive East Coast liberal, threatens...

Letter from the Editor: On the Importance of Record Keeping

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2019

Several weeks ago, someone came into the office of The Dickinsonian with a question which struck me as odd. She wanted to know about past incidents of bias on campus, and asked if we could point her towards some information. At fir...

“You’re Hot then You’re Cold” -Katy Perry @Dson

Olivia Shea ’20, Guest Columnist

November 14, 2019

Staying at Dickinson for fall break was supposed to be relaxing and de-stressing but on Sunday morning, I woke up to my room temperature being 79.5 degrees. I am a senior and I live in the High Street Residence on the fourth floor...

We Need to Start Thinking Logically on Current Issues

Bryce Dunio ’22, Opinion Columnist

November 14, 2019

Two recent issues on campus have caught my eye this semester. Both the issue of equal gender representation on Student Senate and the removal of a flavor of tea titled “plantation mint” have become heavily discussed and passionately...

Pearl’s Picks: Week 11

Robert Pearl ’20, Guest Columnist

November 14, 2019

Last week was an interesting one for sure. There were a lot of upsets during the weekend that a lot of people didn’t account for. We got our first push of the year with the Bills losing by exactly three points against the Browns...

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