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The first issue of The Dickinsonian after a major format change. Quick clips of news about other schools abound. An editorial on fraternities and a story on preparatory schools also appears.

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The fraternities publish two Annuals of the college: the Minutal from the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and the Microcosm from the other chapters.  Freshmen are chastised for stealing eggs from birds’ nests....

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The Senior class splits over elections for Class Day due to fraternity alliances, so it appears as though they will not hold one.  The popularity and purpose of society anniversaries is discussed. 

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The Belles Lettres Society adds books to its library and elects new officers.  The editors look back on the first year of the weekly Dickinsonian.  Dr. M. W. Prince gives a very well received lecture to a large crowd at the Opera House.  The fraternity banquets to be held during...

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The members of the Glee and Mandolin clubs are selected from a large group of interested and talented men.  The YMCA procures new hymn books.  The editors write on the worth of small colleges.  An inter-fraternity meeting is held.  The Freshmen are reminded to obey the rules, and the Sophomores...

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The 63-strong senior class graduates, with Mildred Conklin as its valedictorian. Conklin, Edna Moyer, Edith Hornbough, Martlia Morrette, Albert Greene, and Edgar Lawrence are tapped to join Phi Beta Kappa, the national honors fraternity. The Dickinson Dramatic Club performs Afred Noyes' "...

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The three-day dramatic festival put on by the Devereux Players is a huge success. Plays performed include "Her Husband's Wife," "The Boor," "Ghosts," and scenes from "Twelfth Night" and "The School for Scandal." Plans to organize a gym team are announced. Belles Lettres elects new officers. 82...

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Five thousand domestic students and 1000 international students, including 5 representatives from Dickinson College, attend a youth leadership conference in Indiana to discuss the possibility of Christian solutions to global problems. Coach Richard McAndrews is elected athletic director of the...

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Fraternities forbid use of intoxicants and begin to lead weekly YMCA meetings.  The Dickinsonian reports that Professor Leon C. Prince and alum Russel R. Kohr are elected as State Senator and Assemblyman, respectively.  Despite rain, Dickinson College hosts its largest Homecoming yet, with six...

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Plans for Homecoming, November 15, are underway. Two recent Dickinson graduates, John Pipa and Robert Forney, take part in local politics, running for positions in Northumberland County. The freshman class revolts against the class rules system, violating every rule but wearing the dink. This is...

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Men's fraternities receive their pledges. Eighty men are pledging the eight fraternities. The Athletic Council draws up new requirements for achieving a letter in cross country which mainly require the runner to place first, second or third in some kind of race or meet. The freshmen class gets...

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Fraternities, sororities, honorary societies, several classes, and the Athletic Association have plans for several social events to be held in the coming months, including many dances by popular demand. The Microcosm adds a feature on women's athletics for the 1932 issue of the yearbook, a...

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Presidential candidate, William D. Upshaw, speaks to student body in Bosler Hall. The Debate Team, to begin try-outs shortly, has gotten the topics to be debated this season from Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Debating Association. The Board approved the purchase of the Mooreland Estate. The...

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Fraternities hold initiation. The Junior class holds their annual dance for the first time in three years, and invitation is extended to all classes. The Women’s Glee Club prepares for three future performances. Arthur D. Kahler, from Brown University, is selected to be the new football coach....

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Six of the men's fraternities accept a total of thirty-seven new members. The Pennsylvania Association of College Students is held at Penn State and presided over by Dickinson student Arthur Bouton. 

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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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Robert L. Myers gives a talk on the newly enacted Social Security Act and unemployment in the country. After buying the adjacent properties, Dickinson plans to enlarge Biddle Field. The Debate Team schedule is posted. Fraternities and Sororities induct new members. In an effort to make peace...

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Rushing activities for women's fraternities end as freshman girls and fraternities hand in pledges to Pan-Hellenic Council.  Belles Lettres Society begins its 152nd year of existence at Dickinson with October meeting.  John Burton Nicholson, Jr., accepts position as assistant librarian. ...

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President Corson addresses the 556-strong student body at Convocation. Belles Lettres announces that it will publish the Hornbook for the first time since 1934. Three foreign students (one Chinese, one French, and one German) are unable to come to Dickinson on schedule or at all, and another is...

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Samuel McCartney is tapped to replace Paul Gorsuch as editor-in-chief of the Dickinsonian. The General Alumni Association publishes its annual report, revealing that there are 5,161 living Dickinson graduates--at least one in every U.S. state and 27 foreign countries. A plan for all...

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The Young People's Fellowship plans a hayride to disprove the rumors that they are a "stuffy" organization. The four women's fraternities pledge forty-three freshmen and transfer students. Dickinson is asked to take part in the Civilian Pilot Training Program which will allow students of the...

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Dickinson joins a nation-wide Christmas stamp-selling campaign that raises funds for the National Tuberculosis Association. The Woman's Choral Club performs for the first time this semester, singing at the College Chapel Service. The renovations being made to Bosler Hall near completion and will...

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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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Klaus Kartzke spoke at recent German Club meeting, describing his escape to the American Zone and the current climate of Berlin. Political science students to tour Washington, DC, including a visit to the Soviet Embassy at the request of Ambassador Panuskin. Concerns over academic performance of...

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Painter and art critic Michel Gilbert visits campus, hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Roger E. Sellers. The Belles Lettres Literary Society holds its first meeting, with hopes to publish the Hornbook (the College literary review) semi-annually after several years of annual publishing. Parents Day,...

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