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Stop Celebrating the Wealthy

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

November 14, 2013

“My hatred of authority, along with my loathing for the pretensions, heartlessness and sense of entitlement of the rich, comes from living among the privileged.” – Chris Hedges Society’s abhorrent obsession with...

A Response to Peter Soeller

Elizabeth Hardison ‘16, News Editor

November 14, 2013

As a member of the editorial board of the Dickinsonian, I’ve been part of countless conversations debating the worthiness of printing a certain article or op-ed piece. More often than not, we print articles that may be controversial,...

Daylight Draining Time

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

November 14, 2013

Last week, friends told me about how much they were looking forward to the end of daylight saving time, mainly because they wanted that extra hour of sleep. This got me thinking: is daylight saving time that great anyway? While...

Keeping ALL Our Athletes Safe

Virginia Cady '15, Columnist

November 14, 2013

I now realize that I may not have made myself clear in my last op-ed piece about the athletic trainers. I am not advocating for just anyone in the student body who plays some sort of sport to be able to go and get stem or do physical...

Toward a New Culture

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

November 7, 2013

On October 12th, a riot broke out at Western Washington University (WWU) in Bellingham, Washington after police officers had busted a large block party. In an act of defiance, 400 students flooded the Bellingham streets in direct...

Letter from the Editor

Matthew Korb ’14, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2013

Let’s talk, for a moment, about bias. For their first issue of the semester, the square published the article ‘Greek Life on Campus.’ On its own, the article was rather benign. The author, Simon Ciccarillo, did a good...

This I believe

Faith Park ‘16, Columnist

November 7, 2013

I believe in interfaith dialogue. Religion is deeply rooted in our society and many cultures. Whether you are religious or not, I personally believe that it is important for people to have interfaith dialogue and try to understand...

Decisions are made by those who show up

Brady Hummel ‘17, Guest Columnist

November 7, 2013

Student loan interest rates. Affordable, high-quality health care. . Mortgage rates. Tax rates. With so many uncertainties facing our generation that immediately and directly affect all of our lives, one would think that...

Letters From Abroad

Janie Feldman ’15, Abroad Columnist

November 7, 2013

For the past two weeks, Bremen has been host to the annual Freimarkt festival. Otherwise known as Ischa Freimaak, this festival is the second largest in all of Germany next to Oktoberfest. For some reason, I was not expecting...

Letters From Abroad

Emily Fineberg ’15, Abroad Columnist

November 7, 2013

During my freshman year at Dickinson, I went to German table almost every week, which meant that I heard lots of Bremen stories from the seniors who had spent the previous year there. Many of these stories involved Jens Schroeder,...

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