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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....

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Revisions made to the Pennsylvania Constitution by the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention are discussed. A letter from Representative Hendrick B. Wright is published.

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Scientific Society discusses experiments.  Suggestions are made for the libraries of the Union Philosophical and Belles Lettres Societies.

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Union Philosophical Society faces turmoil over attempt to charge debaters to have their names engraved on invitations. G. W. Miller, J. A. Barnitz, and C. W. Emmerich become new leaders of Belles Lettres Society. The college and ministers from...

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Belles Lettres Society celebrates its eighty-eighth anniversary. Union Philosophical Society celebrates its eighty-fifth anniversary. Senior J. W. Wetzel presents research on arsenic detection to Scientific Society.

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Schedule for commencement activities is published. The committee for organizing Class Day is chosen. Seniors R. M. Parker, R. B. Weaver, and W. C. Gross lecture to Scientific Society. Literary societies plan sophomore contests. G. W. Miller, J. A...

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Schedule for Commencement week. C. B. Staples lectures to Scientific Society; J. A. Barnitz is elected president of the society. Senior class has tea at house of Professor Henry Harman. Sigma Chi holds convention of Pennsylvania chapters at...

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Belles Lettres and Union Philosophical Society hold annual joint meeting, elect S. G. Hare B.L.S. president and John Wilson U.P.S. president. Commencement. McCauleys give annual Levee to senior class. J. T. Mallalieu wins sophomore oratorical...

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The College Regatta is discussed, and its benefits debated. The Dickinsonian announces the possible institution of a law course into the curriculum. The death of the valedictorian of 1874 in memorialized, with special inserts by the Beta Theta Pi...

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The need for secular books in the college’s reading room is discussed. Alumni in Philadelphia move for the creation of a national alumni association, the American Alumni Association. The Union Philosophical Society abolishes customary invitations...

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The Belles Lettres Society holds their anniversary celebration, with a disappointing Anniversarian speaking. The Union Philosophical Society also holds its anniversary celebration, with a more adept Anniversarian. Complaints of the marking system...

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Belles Lettres challenges Union Philosophical Society to a public debate. Alumni plan a Grand Centennial Reunion in Philadelphia.

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An alumni reunion is held in Philadelphia. Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 87th anniversary. Charles F. Robbins, student, dies of typhoid fever, to which an article is written in memoriam.  The Belles Lettres Society and the Sigma Chi...

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Baltimore Alumni Association meets. Schedule for commencement week. Belles Lettres Society holds sixth annual oratorical contest; James C. Nicholson wins. Union Philosophical Society holds its sophomore oratorical contest. Dickinson baseball...

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Sigma Chi Fraternity holds their 11th biennial conference in Philadelphia.  The Union Philosophical Society library reaches 10,000 volumes.

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An alumnus reminisces about the long-forsaken Shakespeare Club.  The Union Philosophical Society challenges the Belles Lettres Society to a joint debate in the College chapel....

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The Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 88th anniversary in Emory Chapel. The Belles Lettres celebrates its 91st anniversary, also in Emory Chapel.

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President McCauley holds tea time with the students of the Senior class.  The Belles Lettres Society and Union Philosophical Society hold their anniversaries, for which they reinstate the tradition of having invitations.   

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Dr. Himes hosts the Senior class for a dinner party and the roll-call of grades.  A telephone is also used at this party, to the delight of all in attendance.  A notice goes out to students requesting that they not stamp their feet or spit while...

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The Belles Lettres Society holds their 8th Annual Sophomore contest.  Professor Himes holds a lecture on the telephone, at which he receives music from the Philadelphia orchestra via wire....

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The Annual Junior Oratorical Contest occurs.  The Honorable Richard Wigginton Thompson, Secretary of the Navy, delivers an oration to the Belles Lettres and Union Philosophical Societies.

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Charles W. Super, class of 1866, reflects on his classes with Professor W. S. Teuffel. The Belles Lettres Literary Society celebrates its 93rd Anniversary. The Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 90th Anniversary.

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The Union Philosophical Society holds their anniversary, while the Belles Lettres Society opts not to.    The boys on campus hold a “Stag Dance” in the basement of...

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The Dickinson Alumni Association of Philadelphia holds a reunion.  The Union Philosophical Society decides not to hold an anniversary.  The Belles Lettres Society holds a debate on whether women should "be allowed to practice the learned...

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Students are criticized for cutting recitations and chapel.  Tensions rise when a student is dismissed from the college, prompting an investigation and almost pushing the class year of which the student was...

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