Dickinsonian Newspaper

1904

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Dickinson defeats Swarthmore in debate, the Carlisle Indian School Band is a great success at the Opera House, and Pi Beta Phi is officially established at Dickinson with 15 members.

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The freshmen take a delightful sleigh ride to Newville, but are repeatedly disturbed by members of the sophomore class. Dr. Morris W. Prince offers his thoughts about Milan. 

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The Dickinsonian makes a plea for better advertising of the college and suggests starting a club dedicated to press relations. The Freshman class manages to secretly plan and execute their class banquet without interruption from the sophomore class. Dr. Morris W. Prince offers the second half of...

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Phi Psi purchases a chapter house, the baseball season is set to begin and Phi Kappa Sigma hosts a dance. The Dickinsonian examines the life and influence of "Uncle" Noah Pinkney who was born a slave in Frederick County, Maryland and then sold pies and cakes to students outside of East...

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Dickinson celebrates the 115th anniversary of the Union Philosophical  Society. A large fire breaks out in Baltimore destroying 2,400 buildings including the factory that produces the Microcosm. Leonard Hoover '00 examines the way the lumber industry in the Northwest United States exemplifies...

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Dickinson celebrates the 118th anniversary of the Belle Lettres. The conclusion of T. Leonard Hoover '00 article about social and industrial dynamics in the American Northwest lumbar industry is presented. 

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The Y.M.C.A travels to Scranton for the Jubilee Convention which is a great success. Edwin M. Wilmer '70 shares his memories of college. 

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Lebanon High School defeats the Law School basketball team 32-5. Old West celebrates her 100th anniversary. 

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In this special supplement the Dickinsonian recounts the details of the Denny Hall fire, lists the educational materials lost, and the estimated cost to rebuild. The president and the college then plea for alumni support to raise funds to rebuild. 

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Denny Hall burns down due to faulty electrical wire. Two professors and several students sustain minor injuries and East College narrowly escapes fire caused by embers. 

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The walls of Denny are demolished and rebuilding begins following the successful start of a fundraising campaign. There is a senior physics excursion to visit Daniel Drawbaugh who is attempting to invent a wireless telephone.

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Several conferences start fundraising campaigns to help rebuild Denny Hall. Dickinson prepares to host Franklin and Marshall as they battle for first place in the Intercollegiate Debating League of Pennsylvania.

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Franklin and Marshall defeats Dickinson and takes first place in the Intercollegiate Debating League of Pennsylvania. The Glee and Mandolin Clubs prepare for an Easter trip. Dickinson prepares for Denny Hall's new foundation to be put in. 

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Dr. Reed celebrates his fifteenth anniversary as college president. Students are offered the opportunity to work over the summer at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition for $0.18 per hour. 

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Several generous donations, including $10,000 from Carlisle resident Sarah Todd, ensure that Denny will be rebuilt with a clock tower. The Musical Clubs give a concert in the Chambersburg Opera primarily attended by Wilson College students. Rhey T. Snodgrass '02 shares "Warsaw Spike: A Dickinson...

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New plans for Denny Hall are released and promise that the new building will be far superior to the original structure. The senior class outing to Pine Grove is a great success. Miss Sophia Neill Howell, granddaughter of the Rev. William Neill, D.D., President of Dickinson College 1824-1839...

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New plans for Denny Hall are released and indicate that the new Denny Hall will be far superior to the original. The senior class outing was a great success. Freshmen receive new caps and tussle with sophomores who try to steal them. A fine portrait of President William Neill (president 1824-...

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The Interscholastic Track and Field Sports Meet is held at Dickinson. The schedule for the 121st Annual Commencement is announced. The four founding members of Phi Kappa Sigma are honored on the 50th anniversary of the fraternity's founding at Dickinson. Plans for an ice cream social on the lawn...

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Dickinson and Bucknell tie during a track meet at Dickinson. The girls of the junior class host a reception for their class in the gymnasium complete with games. Distinguished alumnus Judge Garrick M. Harding of Wilkes-Barre passes away. 

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The final Dickinsonian of the 1903-1904 School year highlights the individuals of the Dickinson class of 1904 and the Dickinson Law class of 1904. The Dickinsonian staff, track team and new plans for Denny Hall are also featured.  

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In this issue, the Dickinsonian welcomes the incoming class. The rules of football are changed and the rules for underclassmen change as well.  Professor William Alfred Hutchinson is selected head of the Preparatory school after Professor Downes resigns. Kappa Sigma has a successful...

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Dickinson beats Albright 58 to 0 setting the highest score for the eastern colleges.  Sigma Chi gets a new house.  The football team gains a law student, Charles A. Cortelyou. Pi Beta Phi had their annual convention.

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A reprinted letter from Dr. Charles Nisbet to friends in Scotland, Kappa Sigma goes to Pine grove, The Freshmen Posters are put up causing altercations with he Sophomores.  A delay in brick delivery causes the construction on Denny to halt.

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Margaret Barry visits campus and gives a recital.  The first Bible Study and Mission Study Institute takes place hosted by Dickinson Y.M.C.A.  The first mass meeting of the Republican Club was held.

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A report on the construction of Conway hall and the money given by Andrew Carnegie for the building.  A successful first Bible Study and Mission Study Conference. 

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