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Agreement between Faculty and Senate is revised. The Navy League's campaign to educate college men about national defense is discussed. Literary columns published on Benjamin Rush and John Dickinson.

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Mass meeting called to rally the College's spirit behind the football team. Alumni account of zeppelin raid over London is published.

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Dr. Ira Landrich, Prohibition candidate for president in 1916, gives well-received speech in chapel.  The annual intersociety debate to be on compulsory arbitration of labor vs. capital disputes.  Alpha Chi Rho holds 12th anniversary banquet.  J.H. Atkinson urges Dickinson to adopt military...

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Sigma Chi celebrates its 59th anniversary.  Dr. George E. Reed returns to Dickinson to give a chapel address.  German actors return to Dickinson to give two plays.  The text of Dr. Filler's speech to Carlisle's Company G upon their return from military training is published.  A list of all...

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Mid-Winter Sports event is held.  Program for musical clubs' spring tour.  A proposed amendment to the honor system does not receive the required majority vote.  Kappa Sigma holds eighth annual Mid-Winter Dance.  Herr Waldemar Alfredo and his German players perform in Bosler.  Final exam...

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Musical clubs make annual spring tour.  Students sign petition requesting a drillmaster to ready the student body for military service.  Class Day is planned.  The Educational Jubilee Organization of the Methodist Episcopal Church convinces conferences to increase Dickinson's endowment. ...

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Military training begins at Dickinson, and seniors opt to take courses preparing them for military commision examinations.  Woman's issue has fashion page and literary page focused on Metzger.  Gaither P. Warfield encourages conscientious objectors to stand firm.  GPAs of fraternities. 

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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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College observes Charles Nisbet day.  The faculty allows students in good standing to spend three months in a reserve officers' training camp or working on a farm without academic repercussions.  Female students hold annual May Day party.  Female students enroll in First Aid classes to support...

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President Morgan details how WWI affects Dickinson.  Landis and Harris win freshman oratorical contest.  Phi Kappa Sigma holds annual spring dance.  Skull and Key holds annual pledge dance.  Fred P. Corson '17's Nisbet Day speech.

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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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List of men from class of 1917 and current undergraduate body serving in military.  Rushing season begins.  Class of 1900 completes gate replacing famed old iron gate.  Class elections are held.  Athletic Association elects officers; H.K. Robinson '18 is president.

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Lieut-Col. James Steese, alumnus, speaks on the war.  Dickinson participates in Students' Friendship War Fund.

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Professor Mohler to offer a course in mechanical drawing to give students skills useful for war.  Financial costs of 1917 football season.

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List of new courses to supply war needs.  Alpha Chi Rho holds banquet in celebration of its 13th anniversary.  Junior class decides not to publish a Microcosm due to financial constraints.

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Term is speeded up so as to close the college early and release students to war effort.  Interfraternity council to hold dance.  Sophomores win annual button game against freshmen.  A local branch of the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association forms.

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General James Fowler Rusling '54 dies.  Phi Kappa Sigma holds annual formal dance.  Junior class purchases liberty bonds rather than funding Microcosm; will purchase memorial plaque upon cashing in the bonds.  Freshman oratorical contest is held.

 

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Freshmen celebrate Washington's birthday.  Week of Prayer is observed.  Dickinsonians lead the Four Minute Men.  List of freshman rules.

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Week of Prayer is observed.  Professor Landis recounts his war experiences.  Dramatic Club elects officers.

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Professors William W. Landis, Wilbur H. Norcross, and Craver return to the college after being absent.  Professors Battenhouse and M. A. Dawber join faculty.  Sophomores win annual flag scrap.  Matriculation service is held.  List of members of incoming class.  Students who had left to serve in...

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A tablet honoring the 810 Dickinsonian World War I veterans is unveiled, as are plans to build Memorial Hall inside of Old West. Bishop Ernest Richardson is announced as the speaker for the Hall's dedication service. Bishop Charles Burns and former president George L. Reed are announced as...

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The Men's Senate condemns the scheduling of ten games in the upcoming 1929 football season, claiming that games begin prematurely and that they are too condensed.  The Belles Lettres Society hosts an art contest for original pieces with a $10 prize.  Dr. George Kartzke, Minister of Education in...

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