The Dickinsonian

Dickinson Crushes Bryn Mawr 85-24

Jimmy Robertson 16', Sports Writer

February 20, 2014

  The Dickinson Red Devils women’s basketball team continued their season last week by splitting a pair of Centennial Conference matchups; losing at home to McDaniel on Wednesday, Feb. 12, and winning at Bryn Maw...

This I Believe

Kendra Haven ‘14, Guest Columnist

February 20, 2014

I believe in the power of non-verbal communication. As a writer, I put my full faith in poetry. When I was younger and far more temperamental, I used to spend my “time-outs” whispering my favorite words to myself, over...


Ryan Protter ‘16, Opinion Columnist

February 20, 2014

We all know what the three least common words in the English language are: Congress did something.  But last week, both houses of Congress agreed to raise the nation’s borrowing limit without delay, without any fuss, and most...

Lacking a Compass

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

February 20, 2014

Dickinsonians have noticed significant changes to the way the college advertises events for extracurricular activities. The result is that events which were once advertised on The Compass are now on Dickinson Today. The goal of...

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...

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