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Commencement week is detailed. J. Richard Parkison and E. H. Conklin win Pierson Prizes in Junior oratorical contest. Class Day is detailed. First Class Spread is a success. Board of Trustees meets. Alumni Association holds annual meeting. J. W. Wetzel, G. H. Miller, J. R. Parkison, and W. L....

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The junior class decides to publish a Microcosm, the first in many years to do so.  The Jacob Tome Scientific Building is opened.  The college is taking athletics more seriously, and the number of enrolled students increases.  With the opening of the Scientific Building, Professor Himes...

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Commencement is held.  The Junior Class Oratorical Contest is held.  The Board of Trustees defends President McCauley and the actions of the Faculty regarding the Hill Case.  Sigma Chi, Chi Phi, and Phi Kappa Psi hold banquets.  Field Day is held.  Dickinson beats Letort in baseball 17 to 6.

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Board of trustees adopts a policy requiring the student body to pay for damages to college property. Class Day officers are elected. Illingworth, '91, resigns as Glee Club manager; Balentine, '93, and Hynson, '92, replace him.

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Account of commencement. Junior Oratorical Contest is followed by a Junior Promenade. Board of Trustees meets, decides to purchase the athletic field, and authorizes the construction of a new building for offices, recitation rooms, and literary society halls as soon as funding is secured. UPS...

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The YMCA raises money for missionaries.  The results of the Athletic Association's annual officer election are announced.  Students are strongly encouraged to buy tickets for future Star Course events.  The Belles Lettres Literary Society elects officers for the year.  Students skate on the...

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The Honorable Theo. G. Knauff gives an illustrated lecture to the campus on Mexico.  John Herman Bosler, member of the class of 1858 and trustee, dies.  The Oriental Troubadours to give a concert in Bosler Hall, sponsored by the YMCA.

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Washington's Birthday banquet a successful evening.  Fresmhan smoker is held.  Kappa Sigma holds a dance in Assembly Hall.  Some upperclassmen respond to the Band's article of the previous week.  The trustees hold their usual midwinter meeting in Philadelphia.

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Skull and Key holds initiation.  Professor Leon Prince marries Miss Julia Delavan, class of 1913.  Dr. William Lindsay retires due to declining health.  Troutman Gougler selected as new field coach.  Musical clubs have successful year and tour.  Conway Hall holds commencement exercises. ...

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Football loses to Gettysburg.  List of fraternity pledges.  French Club forms.  Board of Trustees recognizes President Morgan's financial accomplishments and pledges both to continue these and to convert the old chapel into Memorial Hall.

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Professor Earnest A. Vuilleumier invents a solids hydrometer, to be used in determining the specific gravity of solid substances. The Board of Trustees authorizes the drawing up of architectural plans for renovations to the college's dormitories and the building of a new gymnasium. New events to...

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Discussion of music critic, Sigmund Spaeth's lecture at chapel. Article on international news: an update on current political issues in China. Alumni urge the Board of Trustees to erect a new gym.

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Trustee Lemuel T. Appold establishes Charles K. Zug Memorial Fund for scholarships at Dickinson.  Final exam schedule is cancelled to make room for Carnegie Foundation tests.  German Club gives exam for scholarship trip to Germany contest.  Annual Miami Triad dance to be held.  Board of Trustees...

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The class of 1895, under the leadership of William Clarke, constructs a gate at the northeast corner of campus.  Board of Trustees raises limit of college enrollment to 600; lowers number of women students to be admitted.  Dickinson Players perform A Full House

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The Board of Trustees organize several series of lectures on cultural and educational topics for the Dickinson and Carlisle community. They will cover "The Makers of Europe" and "Studies of Great Men." The Sigma Chi fraternity announces at the Interfraternity Council its intent to hold a contest...

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The Athletic Association elects a new president, but protests the lack of publicity regarding the elections, blaming Student Senate for the poor turnout. The Biology department, under the leadership of Elmer Herber and the Mohler Scientific Club, presents three films relating to the study of...

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Several Dickinson men plan to go abroad this summer to western Europe and norther Africa. The Beta Psi fraternity and the Commons Club merge and now will collectively be called the Commons Club Incorporated. Edward Biddle, president of the Board of Trustees creates a committee of trustees that...

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The Board of Trustees met and discussed modernizing the campus, the endowment, and alumni contributions. A speakers' bureaus will be formed to allow students to practice public speaking outside of debating. Plans for the Miami Triad formal dance, hosted by Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Theta and...

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President Waugh and Dean Hitchler give alumni assurances about the direction the college is going in, even though it is a tough economic time. Dickinson's dog population continues to increase. Elections to the Board of Trustees are soon to come. Schedule of upcoming speakers at Chapel. Lindsey...

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The Board of Trustees chooses Reverend Dr. Fred Pierce Corson to be the college’s twentieth president. The freshmen beat the sophomores in the Evening Scrap. In addition to choosing a new president, the Board of Trustees also created an alumni fund and a new scheme of athletic control. Senate...

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Because of an unusual demand, the Board of Trustees is forced to give more money in student loans. Dickinson graduates are elected to state offices. Skull and Key holds its annual winter formal. Dickinson loses to Franklin and Marshall in basketball. The Dickinsonian elects a new editor...

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The all-college social committee presents C. Ray Smith and his Olvera Street Marionettes in "Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer" in Bosler Hall. The Executive Council and regional officers of the Pennsylvania Association of College Students meet in campus to discuss the upcoming state convention and the...

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Guest Day is held for students potentially enrolling in the college. Most of the fraternities hold elections for the next academic year. The Board of Trustees change the college seal to include the date of the founding, 1783, at the center of the seal. 

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March 3, 1773 is adopted as the official date of the founding of the college by the Board of Trustees, making it the eleventh oldest college in the nation and the oldest west of the Susquehanna River. President Fred Pierce Corson presents a creed for national defense in chapel, asserting that...

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A new woman's dormitory. renovations of chemical laboratories, improvements to the College commons, and repairs to East College are approved by Trustees. Examination scheduled posted. Saturday night socials sponsored by the Men and Women's Cooperating Association. Exam hysteria sets in....

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