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The Crisis is Only Incidentally about Syria

Edward Webb, Assistant Professor of Political Science/ International Studies

September 16, 2013

Syria has been in crisis since 2011, the death toll rapidly accelerating in a conflict that changed from peaceful protests to armed uprising to a full-blown civil war—exacerbated by sectarian rhetoric and tensions—and one...

Letter from the Editor: The Dickinson Drift

Matthew Korb ’14, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2013

One of the few idle pleasures I, as a senior, have is sitting out on my house’s porch after a long day of classes. I live on Louther Street, down by the Goodyear apartments. And, because my porch opens out onto the main...

Freshmen Fast from Technology

Isaac Rogers ’16, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2013

While the rest of their classmates updated their Facebook statuses and refreshed their twitter feeds, 30 Dickinson students went “off the grid” this past weekend. The challenge was an assignment for students in the “Living...

Jessica Sykes ’16, Managing Editor

September 16, 2013

Dickinson students stationed themselves across the country and globe this summer for once-in-a-lifetime internships that brought with them unique opportunities and experiences for personal and professional development. ...

Death of a Naturalist

Colin Tripp '14, Columnist

September 16, 2013

When Seamus Heaney died, I was sleeping. I found out about his passing when my friend texted me during the computer science course I’m currently taking to fulfill my lab requirement as a senior. I kept my expression neutral...

Chem Club Scouts Future Chemists

Gloria Hwang ’16, Staff Writer

March 28, 2013

“OK, now that is awesome!” exclaimed Boy Scout Tyler Hilliard, watching a nearby gummy bear explode. Hilliard was one of eight local Boy Scouts invited to the college’s campus by Dickinson College’s Chemistry Club ...

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