The Dickinsonian

Let’s Get Reel: Matt Reacts to the Oscars

Matthew Atwood, Photo Editor

March 3, 2015

First, before I explain why, let me address that it has nothing to do with prestige. The Oscars, deservingly or not, hold more prestige in the eyes of many viewers as well as the Film Industry. The Oscars are marketed better and...

How to be Alone in the 21st Century

Janie Feldmann, News Editor

February 5, 2015

he least that so many people, young people in particular, do not know how to be alone. Almost every time I have seen people by themselves, they have been texting, or looking nervously at their phones to check the time. It can...

This I Believe

Rogelio Cerezo ‘15, Guest Writer

November 6, 2014

In today’s world, it is hard to turn on the television and not get the feeling the world is headed for doomsday. This is the case especially when we see news stories regarding violence in Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine, among other...

My Biggest College Regret

Caroline Elkin ‘15, Columnist

November 6, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Not midterms, midterm elections or even the impending Thanksgiving break, but course selection for next semester. Hopefully, by now you have already chosen your classes. Hopefully, you...

Media Coverage of Ebola

Virginia Cady ‘15, Opinion Columnist

October 9, 2014

The other day I was eating breakfast in the caf when I happened to glance at the headline on CNN, which was something along the lines of “is media blowing Ebola out of proportion?” Seeing as CNN has been almost exclusively...

Debating Surveillance in Charlottesville

Virginia Cady ‘15, Opinion Columnist

October 3, 2014

This past weekend I was in Charlottesville, VA, a beautiful Virginian college town, which has most recently been all over the news as the location of the missing person case of Hannah Graham. While there, I noticed that in the...

That Bass or Those Buns

Katie Lasswell ‘17, Opinion Editor

September 18, 2014

Body positivity is loving the body you’re born with, but it is also realizing that you are worth more than just your physical form. However, cultural icons that dominate the media have very different ways of expressing this...

This I Believe

Ayesha Solaiman ‘16, Columnist

September 18, 2014

I believe in hope. I believe that hope is one of the bare necessities of life, and without it, we would all cease to exist. We would only see the bitterness of the world, and that would essentially kill us, at least on a subconscious...

Letter from the New Opinion Editor

Cassandra Colburn ‘15, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2014

Dear readers, I apologize for not introducing myself as the new Opinion Editor in last week’s issue. I was eager to create content and read articles pertaining to Dickinson College life as I have been abroad in Copenhagen...

Continuing the Conversation: Keep on Questioning

Susan D. Rose, Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology Director of Community Studies Center

October 31, 2013

I have been reading with interest the op-ed columns in the Dickinsonian. Over Fall Pause (what a wonderful thing!), I’ve had a chance to pause and reflect, and the time to offer a few comments in conversation with past commentators. I agree, we need to interrogate ...

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