The Dickinsonian

Letter from the Editor

Matthew Korb ’14, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2014

Let’s reflect on the changes of this year.   In the last six months we’ve seen Students for Sustainable Drug Policy, Reinvest Dickinson, Idea Fund and other groups increase their involvement on campus. They’ve...

An Icy Mess

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

February 17, 2014

I was going to write an editorial on why it made sense to keep Dickinson open during snow events like the one on Monday, February 3rd. Then there was the ice storm on Wednesday, February 5th. Many professors and students made...

This I Believe

Ted Dressel '14 and Tara Black '16

February 17, 2014

Ted Dressel ‘14 Guest Columnist Self-understanding and self-respect are essential for any individual. These two traits enable an individual to act with confidence; participate in and change society; question the...

Women’s Basketball Celebrates Annual Play 4Kay

Sarah Giardini ‘14, Sports Writer

February 17, 2014

  Despite being unable to pull out a win against Gettysburg or Ursinus, the Dickinson women’s basketball team made a huge philanthropic impact in their efforts to raise money through their Play 4Kay event. All donations ...

Swim Sinks Swarthmore on Senior Day

Connor MacLaughlin '16, Sports Writer

February 17, 2014

The Red Devils men’s and women’s swim teams both turned out great performances on Saturday Feb. 8, when they defeated a tough Swarthmore team. It was Senior Day at the Kline Center as the underclassmen helped reward the senior...

Dickinson Closing in on Homecourt Advantage

Jimmy Robertson '16, Sports Writer

February 17, 2014

  The Dickinson men’s basketball team looked to rebound from a tough loss at the hands of the Muhlenberg Mules, and did so in grand fashion with two home wins against conference opponents. On Wednesday, Feb. 5, ...

Sam: An Inspiration to Gays and Straights Alike

John O'Neil '14, Sports Editor

February 17, 2014

NFL Draft Prospect Michael Sam announced to the world that he is gay on Sunday, Feb. 9.  Sam, the reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year and an All-American at Missouri, will be the first openly gay player in the most “macho”...

Let’s Get Reel

Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life & Style Columnist

February 17, 2014

I can find no fault in this movie.  There is not a single bit of The Lego Movie that I did not enjoy.  I dare you, I DARE YOU, to not find something you like in this movie.  Go see it.  That’s an order - it is one of the...

Letters From Abroad

Meri St. Jean ’15, Abroad Columnist

February 17, 2014

Living with a host family is a weird thing. First of all, it’s weirdly intimate. I knew these people before this year, but now I am entrenched in almost everything they do. I know what Muriel’s morning robe looks like,...

Letters from Abroad

Matthew Atwood '15, Abroad Columnist

February 17, 2014

This past Sunday, the humanities group and science group took a trip to Sandringham, Norfolk. Sandringham is the location of one of the Royal Family’s estates. The Queen resides in this estate from December to Early February,...

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