The Dickinsonian

Resolution Passed to Ban Sabra Hummus After Student Debate

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

December 5, 2019

A resolution, titled “A Resolution To Endorse the Banning of Sabra Hummus from the Devil’s Den” (the first resolution), was read in Student Senate on Nov. 12 and had a second reading on Dec. 3. At the Student Senate meeting...

National Fraternity Controversies Pose Similarities to Past Dickinson Incident

Drew Kaplan ’20, Editor-In-Chief

December 5, 2019

Fraternities have re-entered the national spotlight following several incidents of harm to students at various universities in the United States. These incidents occur while Dickinson College seeks to bolster its male Greek life,...

New Decade Generates Reflections of the 2010s

Nat McCloud ’23, Associate News Editor

December 5, 2019

Students and faculty share differing thoughts and opinions on the end of the decade, from pop culture events to changes within the college. Provost Neil Weissman described some of the ways Dickinson College has changed in the...

Film Presents Consumerism on Indigenous Peoples

Nat McCloud ’23, Associate News Editor

December 5, 2019

The Center for Sustainability Education [CSE] hosted a viewing of the movie “Standing on Sacred Ground: Profit and Loss.” It was the third movie in the three part Purchasing Consciously Film Series, which is a part of the...

An Interview with Nelly Teta ’22

Jacob DeCarli ’22, Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi peoples of Rwanda. On Monday, Dec. 2, The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues sponsored the lecture “Rwanda 25” and featured panelists to discuss the rebuild an...

Snow Day Policy Change Delayed Following Faculty Dissent

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Editor-In-Chief

December 5, 2019

On Nov. 5, a proposal was brought before the faculty during their monthly meeting to change the college’s snow day policy. Faculty dissatisfaction with this policy led faculty to vote on Dec. 3 on a non-binding resolution to...

Admissions Launches New Merit Scholarships

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

November 21, 2019

Three new merit scholarships, the Provost Scholarship, the 1783 Scholarship and the Presidential Scholarship, will be offered for the class of 2024. The Provost scholarship is worth $30,000 each year and is worth $120,000 toward...

College Honored for International Education

Lianna Brown ’22, News Editor

November 21, 2019

After receiving an award in Campus Internationalization, Dickinson College kicked off International Education Week (IEW) on Monday, Nov. 18. IEW is an initiative directed by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department...

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