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A letter written in 1790 by then college president Dr. Charles Nisbet of Scotland recounts his distaste for American society, remarking that "People have as little Patriotism as Religion, & many concurred in the Revolution merely to avoid paying their debts."  A speaker from the Young Womens...

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Tien Lan Lin, Chinese graduate student at Princeton, speaks at the College about Christianity in China. Regular gym classes for female students introduced.

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Bishop William Burt of Buffalo addresses College community. Athletic Committee proposes sweeping changes to football program.

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Tau Kappa Alpha initiates new members.  F. T. Woodward '01 submits a letter to the editor in favor of patriotism and US entry in WWI.  Band of Dickinson student voulnteers tours region encouraging support of mission work in Asia.

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Text of Professor Leon Prince's matriculation sermon.  Opening ceremony of new academic year.  Interfraternity Council elects officers.  Military training becomes compulsory.  New Bible classes are compulsory for female students.  Metzger inhabitants to participate in a meatless and wheatless...

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Raymond R. Brewer, Dickinson's representative at West China's Union University, will revisit the College. Fourteen graduates of the College were in China amidst civil unrest, but were able to leave without danger. Taylor and P.E. Smith earned first place medals in the two cross country races...

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Inauguration of President Karl T. Waugh planned. Greek club presents Heracles play. Dickinsonian to hold annual banquet. Seminar on inter-religious harmony held.

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Omicron Delta Kappa plans Sub-Freshman day for prospective students. William R. Woodward received fellowship from Institute of International Education. Pennsylvania to revise its constitution, to hold Intercollegiate Constitutional Convention, Dickinson to participate. Benjamin R. Epstein, '33,...

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Alumni ask trustees for impartial investigation into Karl Tinsley Waugh's resignation. An All-College Committee on Religious Affairs is planned. Protestant students present their faith to Young People's Fellowship.

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Class Day is planned. Commencement is planned. Rising Sophomore John Burnite is selected to spend summer at German student labor camp. YMCA and YWCA are replaced with Dickinson College Religious Association. Interfraternity Council denies Phi Epsilon Pi and Sigma Tau Phi's requests to join....

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College to hold forum to discuss threats to freedom of religion. Phi Beta Kappa elects four new seniors for honors in scholastic achievement. Swing saxophonist Charlie Barnet and his band play at Prom.

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Head speakers in religious forum announced. Senate recommends three new bylaws be added to Constitution. Track team announces plans for season.

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National leaders express widespread approval of religious forum. President of the American Council of Education George F. Zook to speak at commencement exercises.

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Hell Week for fraternity pledges leaves Phi Kappa Psi pledges sweeping walkways for active members, Sigma Chi pledges going back to freshman rules, Phi Delta Thetas conducting mass on Molly Pitcher's grave and Sigma Alpha Epsilon pledges carting actives around like horses. Four students are...

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A series of sixteen worship services featuring the preaching of outstanding American clergymen and entitled "Religion in Today's World" will be presented by the College this term during chapel. Three teams remain undefeated in the Inter-Fraternity football league. The Dickinson Football team...

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The recent Parents' Weekend boasted an attendance of over 1200. Dickinson will hold a Campus Chest Week to raise money for various charities. The Belle Lettres society will hold its first literary conversation of the year, entitled "Shakespeare on the Modern Stage" and led by Professor Edward...

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Students challenge and address campus-wide issues of academic cheating. Reacting to a perceived lack of religious atmosphere on campus, student religious groups and organizations try to satisfy the 'unmet need.'

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New York Times Columnist James B. Reston spoke at commencement. Charges of slander were leveled against Clarke W. Garrett, who reportedly made comments about Larry J. Warner in one of his classes. Gen. Harold K. Johnson is set to address ROTC graduates. David F. Brubaker received the Lindback...

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Candidates for student senate present their views. The search continues for Rubendall's successor. The College receives a $150,000 gift to help fund religious programs.

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This issue contains articles detailing a new merit scholarship option named after co-founder John Montgomery. The variety of pre-Orientation programs expands. Dickinson places 24th of the 29 colleges involved in the RecycleMania contest. Spotlight on the Equestrian Team. Alumnus profile on Joe...

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The Mermaid Players and Department of Theater and Dance present the spring mainstage production, a dark comedy premiering this weekend. Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations Robert Massa is named as a member of the American Council on Education, one of only 38 educators nationwide...

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