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The fence in front of the campus is taken down.

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Belles Lettres Society Library is remodeled. President's chimney catches fire; no damage is done. Students attend an African American festival and incite violence.

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The West College Reading Room opens. The roof of South College is replaced. Chi Phi to host convention. Former Dickinson Professor Tyndall creates a (not restrictively Dickinson) scholarship for scientific research.

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General Alumni Reunion is planned. College vs. Townies baseball game. Reconstruction of the limestone wall bordering campus begins. Dickinson chapter of Phi Kappa Sigma to celebrate its anniversary.

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Steam heating installed on campus. Belles Lettres Society renovates and refurnishes its room. W. C. Allison pays college's YMCA debt of $300.

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Student representatives are elected to the Intermediary Committee. Carlisle Alumni Association is formed. Beta Theta Pi brothers attend a reception and meet General James F. Rusling (Class of 1854). Balcony is removed from east end of East...

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Mrs. Mary O'Hara Spring and Miss Matilda W. Denny of Pittsburgh donate two properties on Main Street to the college; President Reed hopes to build a recitation hall on the O'Hara Spring property, which becomes Denny Hall.  The Denny property is...

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Improvements to be made to dormitories, recitation halls, and laboratories and new athletic facilities to be built. Seniors promote the performance of a musical comedy in June to coincide with commencement week.

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Professor Earnest A. Vuilleumier invents a solids hydrometer, to be used in determining the specific gravity of solid substances. The Board of Trustees authorizes the drawing up of architectural plans for renovations to the college's dormitories...

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East College improved over summer break at $60,000 renovation cost. Student's secretary of the College Lahman Forrest Bower writes book entitled "The Economic Waste of Sin". Inter-Fraternity Council to strictly enforce rushing rules. Alumnus Rev...

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Annual Doll Show is planned. President's house is remodeled.

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List of freshman class and overview of states they represent. College's heating system is rebuilt. Microcosm no longer to focus on senior class and no longer to be sole responsibility of Juniors. Freshman orientation. New demerit system outlined...

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Dickinson College to reconstruct Bosler Hall. Dr. Dixon Ryan Fox to speak at Commencement. Former Cumberland County resident, Daniel Drawbaugh laid claim to title of inventor of the telephone in 1881. Alice Abbott, the first girl to make the men'...

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Details of Bosler Hall renovation. Commencement Ball a success. Outline of Commencement activities. Dickinson baseball beats Drexel. Track team finishes their best season in several years with only one loss to Bucknell.

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Missionary and author Sherwood Eddy visits campus to lead a Q&A session on the subject of Europe's economic, political, social, and religious situations. Demolition and renovation of Bosler Hall gets underway, the eventual goal being a $125,...

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The seventh annual Guest Day for prospective students gets underway. A group of pranksters locks the only door to Bosler Hall (then under construction) while seven people, including College Dean Ernest Vuilleumier, are inside, forcing them to...

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The Province Convention of Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes to Dickinson for the first time, with an expected attendance of nearly 200 delegates and alumni. Little Jack Little is announced as the entertainment at the annual Senior Prom. Skull and Key...

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College confirms plans for campus renovations, including a new women's dormitory. Grant Reynard speaks in chapel about the importance of artistic expression. Students will vote to select a winner for the "Miss Esquire Calendar Girl , 1951"...

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The Student Senate censures a number of men for participating in a raid of Gibbs House on October 31. Famous British novelist, Elizabeth Bowen will speak at the College. Kappa Sigma wins the contest for best display during Homecoming. The...

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The fourth annual Derby Day Steal sponsored by Sigma Chi kicked off Parents' weekend. Both East College and Bosler Hall had to put off renovation due to fund shortages. Tom Martin, president of the Student Senate, outlined the challenges that are...

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President Sam Banks makes plans to renovate Bosler and Denny. The College adopts a new sexual harassment policy, which was the year's work of the Commission on the Status of Women committee. Diane Jefferson is the new counselor/coordinator of...

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The annual Public Affairs Symposium has commenced, and features former Massachusetts congressman, Father Robert Drinan. The WDCV radio station received at $14,500 loan to go stereo, and will repay the loan over a five year period. The College...

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Work still continues on the wall surrounding Morgan Field. Several alcohol incidents that ended in hospital trips for freshman students caused the Resident Assistants to create new policies on alcohol use. The dining hall renovations have be put...

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President Sam Banks has decided to take another position at the University of Richmond as their College President. The Alpha Chi Rho fraternity has been renovating their social room's floor. The Campus Activity Board promises more events for the...

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This issue includes articles on students wanting to expand the College's Study Abroad options. Reviews on the events during Multicultural Week. Announcement of the opening of the Conflict Resolution Resource Center under the direction of Shalom...

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