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Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer ’17, Life and Style Columnist

February 20, 2014

  If you’re bored of eating plain old salads every day or simple cold cut sandwiches, I’d recommend venturing out and trying the wraps of the day. Sometimes they actually sound interesting and turn out to be qu...

Let’s Get Reel: About Last Night

Kevin Doyle '16, Life and Style Columnist

February 20, 2014

  I was really rooting for About Last Night. Rom-coms are at the bottom of the movie genre totem pole, but this movie really seemed like it might be something I could enjoy. It had homages, humor and a semi-realist...

Letters from Abroad

Matthew Atwood ’15, Abroad Columnist

February 20, 2014

Brussels is a necessary destination for anyone who enjoys waffles, chocolate, frites and beer. Seriously, if you like those things then you must go to this city! It seemed as if every other shop sold chocolate, waffles or frites;...

The Problem with Fat-Shaming

Jake Agliata '14, Opinion Columnist

February 20, 2014

It’s hard to be satisfied with one’s body in today’s society. Television, advertisements, social media, and general societal pressure have forced a stigma onto people that there are a limited number of body types and/or...

Sexual Harassment vs. Advertising

Virginia Cady ‘15, Abroad Columnist

February 20, 2014

This past Friday I was on my way back to my apartment when one of my female friends pointed out the crowds of people behind barricades and the swarms of police and royal guard. Just as we were wondering what was going on, a friendly...

Stop Being Submissive

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

February 20, 2014

When people maintain passivity toward evil they indirectly preserve it. It takes a certain personality type to submit to an evil for the sake of obedience, a personality that usually fosters within individuals who display sociopathic...

Letter from the Editor

Matthew Korb ’14, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2014

Let’s reflect on the changes of this year.   In the last six months we’ve seen Students for Sustainable Drug Policy, Reinvest Dickinson, Idea Fund and other groups increase their involvement on campus. They’ve...

An Icy Mess

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

February 17, 2014

I was going to write an editorial on why it made sense to keep Dickinson open during snow events like the one on Monday, February 3rd. Then there was the ice storm on Wednesday, February 5th. Many professors and students made...

This I Believe

Ted Dressel '14 and Tara Black '16

February 17, 2014

Ted Dressel ‘14 Guest Columnist Self-understanding and self-respect are essential for any individual. These two traits enable an individual to act with confidence; participate in and change society; question the...

Women’s Basketball Celebrates Annual Play 4Kay

Sarah Giardini ‘14, Sports Writer

February 17, 2014

  Despite being unable to pull out a win against Gettysburg or Ursinus, the Dickinson women’s basketball team made a huge philanthropic impact in their efforts to raise money through their Play 4Kay event. All donations ...

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