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Letters from Abroad

Elizabeth Lanigan ’16, Abroad Columnist

November 6, 2014

I’m in my third week at Oxford, and going into my fourth week of living in England, and it all feels mundane and surreal at the same time. I’ve settled into the routine of my tutorials and lectures, but I still get a giddy...

Athletic Director Retires

Katie Henwood ’15, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2014

After serving almost three decades as the director of athletics and chair of physical education, Leslie Poolman has announced that he will be retiring from his position at Dickinson this January. During his time at Dickinson,...

Student Sheds Light on Death Penalty

Noah Fusco ‘18, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2014

For the past several weeks, Amy Fly ’15 has not only been balancing her academic responsibilities as a senior and job applications; she has also been organizing a Clarke Forum event entitled “The Death Penalty: Beyond Statistics,”...

Why I Serve

Katie Lasswell ‘17, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2014

Community service has become entirely second nature to me. I go and volunteer at least once a week in many different capacities. I belong to several service organizations, and I even live in the Community Service House. I...

Out with the New, In with the Old: Lack of Sustainability Efforts by the Quarry

Katie Henwood ‘15, Guest Writer

October 30, 2014

This year, the college got rid of package pick-up slips in an effort to be more sustainable. These fun, neon pink pieces of paper used to give students’ hearts a flutter when they checked their HUB boxes and discovered that...

Letters from Abroad

Kevin Doyle ’16, Abroad Columnist

October 30, 2014

For all the dedicated readers of The Dickinsonian out there (I really hope these people exist), many of you will know that I was one of The Dickinsonian’s resident film critics this past year. With this Letter from Abroad, I...

Letters from Abroad

By Kevin Doyle ’16, Abroad Columnist

October 9, 2014

American higher education is a unique system, the likes of which is not found in any other country (even Britain, the closest comparison, has key differences). Naturally, because of American universities uniqueness, the universities...

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