The Dickinsonian

No Hope for a Progressive President

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

February 7, 2014

If you missed the President’s State of the Union address last week, don’t worry you were not alone. According to Nielsen ratings, the speech only garnered less than 34 million views, an all-time low for the President. Barack...

Letter from the Blue Shirts

Cody Nixon '15, Guest Columnist

February 7, 2014

The napkins displayed recently on the bulletin board to the left of the depository of plates, cups, and silverware has been full of the same comment, “Let Us Serve Ourselves.” Recently, the members of the Dickinson community...

Immigration Reform a Priority

Catie Duckworth '14, Columnist

February 7, 2014

The U.S. immigration system is broken, simply stated. We built this country on newcomers. Foreigners have long contributed to our society, leaving us with a culture full of diverse influences in language, cuisine, music, and more....

Red Devils Remain Atop Centennial Conference

Ally Boyington ‘15, Sports Writer

January 30, 2014

  After suffering their first Centennial Conference setback to Franklin and Marshall, the Dickinson College Men’s Basketball team returned strong to defeat Swarthmore 80-52 on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Red Devils fell to Franklin and Marshall 67-58 in a tough-fought battle on Wedn...

Red Devils Place Third at Collegeville Classic

Kayleigh Makoid ‘16 and Jimmy Robertson ’16, Sports Writers

January 30, 2014

The men’s indoor track and field team placed fifth at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic on Friday, Jan. 24. Ryan Steinbock ’14 anchored the distance medley relay to a winning time of 10:46.00 and also came in first in the mile...

Dickinson Nips Dips for First CC Win

Emily Fuss ‘16, Sports Writer

January 30, 2014

The women’s basketball team won their first conference game by defeating Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 47-40. First-year center Erica Buls ’17   led the way with 12 points and 9 rebounds. She was aggressive...

Straight from the Plate Caf Food Reviews

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

January 30, 2014

  The polar vortex has made walking outside  a struggle, but when figuring out what to have for lunch, the obvious food selection is soup. I’ve come to realize that out of all the foods that the cafeteria makes, they seem to excel in making soups. They always have a lot of flavor in them a...

Let’s Get Reel

Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life & Style Columnist

January 30, 2014

  This movie is terrible.  Absolutely terrible.  The dialogue is terrible, the characters barely developed, the action is somewhere in between a low-budget television show and a movie with good action, and I had a blast.  This movie is the perfect storm of so bad it’s funny. I, Franke...

Letters from Abroad

Jane Feldmann ’15, Abroad Columnist

January 30, 2014

Here at the University of Bremen, classes are finally winding down to the final weeks, which can only mean one thing: work, work, and more work.  After the glow and charm of the wondrous Christmas markets died down, and people...

Letters from Abroad

Meri St. Jean ’15, Abroad Columnist

January 30, 2014

With the new semester starting up, it’s kind of insane to think that I’ve been in France since September… and even more insane to think that I’m going to be here until May. The end of last semester was kind of sad—lots...

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