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Faculty determines year-end awards; Phi Beta Kappa announces awards. Donation drive to Philander-Smith College yields 400 books. Debriefing of IFC weekend as seen from Drayer Hall girls. Publicity promotes college endowment fund. It is announced that 90 graduating seniors plan to continue school...

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Senior awards announced. Honorary degree recipients announced. Housemother Emma Grubb retires. Microcosm editors named. Dickinson-Carlisle relations are discussed after students are assaulted and a student is killed crossing High Street. Alumna Virginia Compton reports on her experiences in the...

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The schedule for Commencement Week and Alumni Weekend is published. IFC accepts it's previously proposed rush procedures for the 1966-67 yr that were approved by the Student Senate and not supported by the faculty. New rules for women's rush established by the Pan Hellenic council will go into...

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New York Times Columnist James B. Reston spoke at commencement. Charges of slander were leveled against Clarke W. Garrett, who reportedly made comments about Larry J. Warner in one of his classes. Gen. Harold K. Johnson is set to address ROTC graduates. David F. Brubaker received the Lindback...

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The Board of Trustees announced the chairmen of academic departments, promotions, and tenure extensions. The one hundredth anniversary of the Central PA Conference of United Methodist Churches is set to take place at Dickinson from June 19 through June 23. Jeri Yaverbaum, Co-coordinator of...

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A review of Commencement is given. Dr. Daniel R. Bechtel, chairman of the department of religion, receives the 1970 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Horace E. Rogers , senior member of the College faculty and the Alfred Victor duPont Professor of Analytical Chemistry, is elected...

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Harold Howe, a vice-president of the Ford Foundation and former U.S. commissioner of Education, will be the speaker at Commencement. Senior William Durden is awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. May Day plans are elaborated on. The India Semester program will continue over the summer. Wheel and...

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President Rubendall is honored for his decade of service as President of the college at graduation. Kisner-Woodward residents agree upon a social code. The class of 1971 presents Dr. Harry F Booth with the Ganoe Award for "the most inspirational teacher during their entire college course." ATS...

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The Board of Trustees discuss the Third Century Development Program. Sen. Jacob Javits addresses the Class of 1972's commencement. History Prof. John Pflaum is set to retire next month.

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An indoor commencement features Loren Eiseley as speaker. Pres. Rubendall praises William and Alfonso DeSimone's stonemason services.

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The Spring Festival "stimulates unity" and "sense of community." John D. Rockefeller, IV, is to deliver the College's commencement address. Faculty cuts physical education requirement from eight to six blocks. "[C]oncern over officer discontent and security office administration" rises on campus...

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A Summary of Commager's Commencement speech is given. A wide range of groups schedule events at the College for over the summer including the Washington Redskins. Professor Paul F. Angiolillo, already a holder of the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, receives the Ganoe Award during...

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Summer enrollment is up, however the housing experiment fails as off-campus housing rises. Many College support personnel remain unhappy with the overtime wages received for Commencement weekend. Sociology Professor Vytautas M Kavolis is named the Charles A. Dana Professor of Comparative...

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ODK and Wheel and Chain tap new members as well as honor seniors. Dickinson College Food Services institutes two new policies (a person must bring his original plate back for seconds and can only receive one entree at a time) in an effort to combat food waste and dish-room overload. Illinois...

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Student Affairs and Services Committee develops noise policy to be adopted on a trial basis. Director of Admission Larry Mench points to 12% application rate increase among high school students interested in Dickinson. Community service performed by sororities and fraternities highlighted....

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PAS opens with David Gergen speaking on changes in Europe. To apply in fall, Housing Board requires fraternities to fill 75 percent of beds. Despite recession, seniors overall optimistic towards post-college success. Sen. John Heinz to give commencement address. Alexander Politkovsky speaks out...

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Student Senate President Sonya Lin and administration reflect on term. Laura Croghan, Stephen Katz, and Joe Cardinale chosen as new Senate officers. Sen. John Heinz's unexpected death leaves void for Commencement speaker. Groups (Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Psi, and the Multicultural House) appeal...

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Alcohol violations increase, committee looks at social life. BYOB forum discussed new party policy. Student Senate discusses academic advising. CBS correspondent Ann Compton to speak at this years commencement. College expands study abroad programs to China. Registrar introduces new registration...

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The College expects construction of the new Boyd Lee Spahr Library to begin in 1996. Tom Ridge, Governor of Pennsylvania, chosen as the Commencement speaker for the Class of 1996 graduation. The initiator of the Clarke Center, Henry Clark, Jr. speaks about his role and future of the Center....

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David McCullough to deliver 1998 Commencement address; Alleged hazing incidents spark administrative crackdown; Senate committee aims to reclaim Depot for student use; "Outbreak" scientists discuss experience with ebola virus; President's Task Force calls for new international focus; College...

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Republican governor of New Jersey Christine Todd Whitman to speak at Commencement. Upperclassmen booted to quads next year. Faculty set to battle it out over curriculum reform plans. Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter to open 36th annual PAS on Sunday evening, in spite of the withdrawal of...

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President Durden announces the graduation speaker for this year, Dr. David Kessler, M.D. Women's Studies earns a status as an official major. The borough of Carlisle is discussing putting in street-level flashing lights at the high street cross walk between the Weiss Center and the main campus....

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229th Commencement Ceremony to be held May 19th. Adirondack chairs added to campus. Europe's new form of currency, the euro, is the topic of a video conference between Dickinson faculty and students. Dickinson's movie-making club, The Flickheads, are active again on campus. IFC Greek Week held...

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Special Graduation Issue. The Dickinson Lion is featured in a new commencement ceremony. Dickinson Mermaid placed back on top of Old West. Honorary degrees given to five recipients. Special celebration held to honor members of Writing Science News course. Top news stories of the past year...

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Brian P. Lamb, founding CEO of C-SPAN, speaks at commencement. Professor Marcus Key leads student trip to Galapagos Islands. Chris Graham spends summer researching forest ecology. ROTC participates in Ranger Challenge. Collegium prepares for tour of Italy.

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