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Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer '17, Life & Style Columnist

February 17, 2014

Ever since coming back from winter break, I feel that the cafeteria food has been more of a struggle than usual. I can usually resort to the Kove or the wrap of the day, which is always interesting and tasty. However, one day...

It Must Be Prayer Time

Virginia Cady ‘15, Abroad Columnist

February 7, 2014

It is my second week of my semester long stay in Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Although I had previously been in the city last January with Dickinson Professor Staub and several other students, I am still adjusting to life in...

An Argument for Being Served

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

February 7, 2014

In the new semester, the least popular change seems to be that we are no longer able to serve ourselves on the cafeteria’s Main Line. Indeed, student feedback, in the form of caf napkins, has erupted in anger over the lack of...

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...

No Hope for a Progressive President

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

February 7, 2014

If you missed the President’s State of the Union address last week, don’t worry you were not alone. According to Nielsen ratings, the speech only garnered less than 34 million views, an all-time low for the President. Barack...

Letter from the Blue Shirts

Cody Nixon '15, Guest Columnist

February 7, 2014

The napkins displayed recently on the bulletin board to the left of the depository of plates, cups, and silverware has been full of the same comment, “Let Us Serve Ourselves.” Recently, the members of the Dickinson community...

Letter from the Editor

Matthew Korb ’14, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2014

Jessica Sykes works for The Dickinsonian. A sophomore, she joined the staff as a writer her freshman year before becoming an Associate and, subsequently, Managing Editor. Just this semester she also began working for Th...

Immigration Reform a Priority

Catie Duckworth '14, Columnist

February 7, 2014

The U.S. immigration system is broken, simply stated. We built this country on newcomers. Foreigners have long contributed to our society, leaving us with a culture full of diverse influences in language, cuisine, music, and more....

Red Devils Remain Atop Centennial Conference

Ally Boyington ‘15, Sports Writer

January 30, 2014

  After suffering their first Centennial Conference setback to Franklin and Marshall, the Dickinson College Men’s Basketball team returned strong to defeat Swarthmore 80-52 on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Red Devils fell to Franklin and Marshall 67-58 in a tough-fought battle on Wedn...

Red Devils Place Third at Collegeville Classic

Kayleigh Makoid ‘16 and Jimmy Robertson ’16, Sports Writers

January 30, 2014

The men’s indoor track and field team placed fifth at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic on Friday, Jan. 24. Ryan Steinbock ’14 anchored the distance medley relay to a winning time of 10:46.00 and also came in first in the mile...

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