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The Law School opens with its largest number ever, and an improved course of  three years, rather than two.  The class of 1898 elects its class day officers.  An article encourages faithful participation in the YMCA Bible study courses offered.  A new elective in English Drama is offered.

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Several sports teams begin their campaigns: the track team in a dual meet against Schuykill at Biddle Field; the tennis team against the netmen of Franklin and Marshall; and the baseball team away against Penn State University.  It is announced that United States Commissioner of Education John...

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A. J. "Dad" Elliot, a Christian leader, challenges students to engage more in Christian practices. Many freshmen, the registrar reveals, are related to former Dickinsonians. The annual Doll Show was held Dec. 16, 1932 and resulted in $40.00 being donated to the Shiremanstown Home along with...

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Professor C. J. Carver is on an Association of Liberal Arts Colleges of Pennsylvania committee aimed at providing Pennsylvania teachers with opportunities to earn their B.A.s. New English courses are considered. Summary of 1933 football season.

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Four courses added to English, social science, and speech departments. Fathollah Amir Hooshman comes to study education at Dickinson at the expense of the Shah of Persia. Tribunal punishes two freshmen.

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Professor of English Charles L. Swift retires. Enrollment rises above 900 for the first time in college history. A massive reappraisal project is undertaken to include all academic departments and extra-curricular activities. Significant changes are made to attendance, grading, and vacation...

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Fraternities pledge 125 new members among the men's fraternities and 60 among the women's for a total of 185 in their most active rushing season since before World War II. George W. Rickey presents a lecture on art and a demonstration of portrait painting. A guest editorial by Senator Harry Bird...

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The Class of 1948, the largest class in college history with 200 students, graduates. Four new faculty members, three professors of English and one professor of philosophy and religion, are hired for the fall semester. No Microcosm yearbook is published this year due to lack of funds. Phi Beta...

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Dr. George Wald is the recipient of the 19th Priestley Memorial award. The Public Affairs symposium draws to a close with a call for environmental activism. The winners of the Student Senate elections for president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary are announced. SMC plans to distribute...

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The school will throw its first annual McKenney Cotillion all-college party for summer school students. Nancy L Winkleman is appointed director of publications and is the first woman named to that position. The first step in renovations of the dining hall begin with the laying of new carpeting....

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In this issue, the English Department has undergone one of the first departmental evaluations and was determined to be a strong department. Rumors surround two campus houses, Dickinson West and Louther House, as the places may or may not be used for future housing. The Men's soccer team is...

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In this issue, students are angry over Professor Dennis Klinge's denial of tenure and some formed an organization, the Committee to Retain Klinge, to protest against it. Another committee, the Mediation Committee, is currently deciding whether to reconsider tenure for Professors Dennis Klinge...

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Professor William H. Wishmeyer of the English department is retiring after 25 years. Kathy Killeen recently won the Price-Waterhouse scholarship to the Rutgers MBA program. The Student Affairs Committee has asked the faculty to change the wording in alcohol proscriptions.

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The all-college Student Affairs and Services Committee held an open discussion on the role alcohol plays on campus. The Beta Theta Pi fraternity's 24 hr polesitting marathon took place Friday and raised over$2000 for M.A.D.D. Author, Critic, and NYU professor Denis Donoghue presents "The...

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Nancy Lindgren, director of the Holland Union Building, and Dean Kremer, Student Senate president, have been clashing over misinformation on when Student Senate elections should be and their discrepancies have caused quite a stir on campus. A sub-committee has been created to examine the College...

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College may consider upgrading RA pay plan. Few details of ROTC harassment incident emerge. Future bright for class of 2010 based on fall open house. Local intelligent design debate creates cultural conflict. English Department quietly raising poetry awareness for National Poetry Month. High...

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Article on the recent Haiti Benefit Concert. Changes on the housing lottery are made. The English Department hosted their annual Cogan Alumni Fellowship event, featuring Frank James '79. Dickinson launches an iTunes U Channel. Men's Lacrosse starts their season off strong with a win against...

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Outing Club hosts a climbing competition at the Kline Center, the Kline Center hosts the Fitness Blitz, English Majors begin thesis writing, the college revisits changes to the Sexual Misconduct Policy, and the College Farm plows ahead despite frigid temperatures. 

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