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President Nixon's new "Draft Lottery" system is questioned and debated. President Rubendall makes a decision on fraternity housing. A fraternity must gather a total of 44 people to retain the privilege of assigning living spaces on the third floor of its residence hall. Not reaching that number...

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Student senate chooses its nominees for '70. The popularity of Dickinson's study abroad program grows. The new calendar will provide for a reading-exam period. A negative review of the Student Senate Film "Symphonine Pastorale" is given and compared to Dickinson's boring lull. Interest in...

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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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An All-College Assembly will be proposed at an open hearing called by the campus Governance Committee. It will require all faculty and students on college committees, as well as 18 faculty and 15 students elected at large, to meet. A change in the pass-fail grading system is proposed to give...

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The college takes measures to fight local pollution; specifically against dumping at Letort marsh. Five Dickinson law students demand a hearing after the Dickinson College tries to force them to pay for the ROTC program. Composer John Cage receives the 1970 College Arts Award. A schedule and...

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Student Senate discards the group housing proposal. A revised College Committee structure is approved. An open hearing is granted to ROTC. The personnel committee adopts new procedures for faculty evaluation. A Byrds performance is announced as part of the Spring Weekend entertainment. The New...

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The Policy Committee will present two resolutions to faculty at their next meeting: 1. The ROTC will be abolished on campus. 2. No academic credit will be granted for courses in the ROTC program. Student Senate invalidated the election results for the Institutional Priorities and Resources...

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414 incoming freshman are welcomed. The resulting budget changes after the Allenberry conference are published. According to a study conducted by Tufts University, coed housing is safe and more natural than gender separated housing. Dickinson welcomes multiple new faculty members in a variety of...

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Workmen resume cutting down trees after a student protest halted work for two days. Extensive discussion of student opposition to cutting down trees highlighted the first faculty meeting of the year. The Senate will change its committee structure by dissolving some committees whose duties...

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Senate elects new members to IPR. The College will plant new trees to replace some of the ones that have been cut down and, once pedestrian traffic studies have been completed, install two new red lights. Spontaneous or short-notice marches will now be in violation of a new Carlisle Borough...

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The Board of Trustees focuses on revising the budget and making cuts. A fundraiser will be held to collect $2000 for tree replacement. Students meet with Dean Hawkins to discuss problems of freshmen. The campus will host a state conference on environmental issues to be presented to the governor...

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Having surpassed its fund raising goal for trees, the Student Senate approved a motion to donate the excess funds to the Carlisle Shade Tree Commission. Organizers of the Harrisburg Urban Semester will be available to speak with interested students. Wheel and Chain and ODK will sponsor Songfest...

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The topic of the Public Affairs Symposium will be "The Invasion of Privacy in a Computerized Society." Members of the Parents Advisory Council Committee express definitive views on drugs, pass/fail, and college governance. The newly created Grievance Committee is operational. Night Owl, a...

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Student Senate focuses on discussions on the academic calendar, housing, and student files. Mead is honored with the Priestley award in a ceremony. An open hearing rejects the eleven point grading system. Margaret Mead speaks on the "Generation Gap" in environmental issues. The Seven major...

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Trustees appoint nine new faculty. The college chooses two graduate students for the new internship in student personnel. Two Freshmen Colloquiums investigate environmental problems. Eighteen Carlisle High School students will join the National Science Foundation funded LeTort Creek pollution...

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Dean Warner attends a conference on College Financial Aid problems. The Drug Grant Group discusses a variety of activities for the summer program. Renovations of Morgan Hall continue on schedule. Geologists on the LeTort Creek project begin a detailed survey of the entire swamp.

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19 freshmen will participate in the summer transition program. Students continue to investigate area sources of water pollution to LeTort. A new suite of offices is completed on the lower level of the HUB.

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Several campus groups endorse nationwide student environmental demonstration, Dickinson students to join PA section at the State Capitol building in Harrisburg. Housing Board holds information session to outline changes in the special interest housing application process. Library's AV room...

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The nationwide, student-organized "Land Use in Our Backyard March" in Harrisburg attracts 400 demonstrators with 100 coming from Dickinson College. Lumberyard closes for repairs after bathroom is vandalized during Mardi Gras party. SASC proposes new description of relationship between College...

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Nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island shuts down after elevated levels of radiation were detected. Poet Kathy Fagan to give reading in Memorial Hall. Sexuality Resource Group sponsors performance by musician/composer Nancy Day. Students discuss the high price of textbooks at the College bookstore...

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College interviewing candidates for new "Multicultural Scholar-in-Residence" position. New housing plan calls for integration of the incoming freshman class with upperclassmen in coed housing. SASC adopts student comments and recommendations proposed in open forum. Finance Committee presents...

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Fire in Quad 2 destroys room, forcing several students to move out of their rooms. Student Affairs and Services Committee approves BYOB policy at Campus events. Professor George Friedman creates controversy in Japan debate with book analyzing US/Japan relations. The Earth Issues Lunch Series...

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Ad-Hoc committee on social life presents report to senate. Wellness Week common hour focuses on HIV/AIDS, remembers Bud Shaw. Senate passes agreement on groups using College's name. Shootings on South Pitt cause concern for student safety. Holocaust remembrance week to emphasize secular...

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Careless attitudes about alcohol and sex make men and women victims. College responds to rape with support and education. Needs assessment project examines Carlisle community problems. Students respond to professors survey. Concert Committee drags Violent Femmes from the '80s. Congressman Bill...

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