Dickinsonian Newspaper

1954

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Professor Whitfield J. Bell resigns. Omicron Delta Kappa and Pi Delta Epsilon, national honorary leadership fraternities, tap new members. Aquatic Club performs annual show. Adult Education Program to be extended into the spring. Dickinson resigns from the Eastern College Athletic Conference,...

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Professor Bell to give the first Boyd Lee Spahr Lecture in Americana of the year, named assistant editor in the project of collecting all of the know information on Benjamin Franklin. College to start Summer School program. New joint student-faculty committee to discuss possible changes to the...

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Mermaid Players plan spring production of "The Cardiff Giant", first time in MP history that faculty members will appear alongside students in a stage production. MPs also present production of Antigone. President of Vassar College Dr. Sarah Gibson Blanding to speak during Women's Day events....

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Mermaid Players to introduce new mobile box office system to travel between dorms, offering tickets at reduced price; wrap up their tour of Antigone with a final performance at Gettysburg College. President Edel announces that the Board of Trustees has approved the construction of three new...

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Dr. Arthur Stanton Adams to speak at annual scholarship banquet. Annual Dickinson Follies to be performed. Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra to perform on campus. Mermaid Players to perform "The Cardiff Giant", marking their third major production of the academic year. Diverse group of speakers to...

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Religion-in-Life Week opens. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Burtis to deliver final Spahr lecture of the year. Two summer school sessions to be be held at the College. Benjamin Rush Chapter of Future Teachers of America to receive national charter. Faculty revises academic rating system, raises minimum...

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Fifth annual Follies production, "It's The Greatest", to be performed in the Carlisle High School Auditorium. Students to bid on faculty members at an auction to benefit the Student Sanatorium in Istanbul, Turkey. Dickinson Band to be divided into girls' and boys' sections, all female "pep band...

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Inter-Fraternity Weekend opens. Faculty Auction raises $450 for the Student Sanatorium in Istanbul, Turkey. Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra to perform in Bosler Hall. Unofficial poll of College faculty reveals desire to abolish Saturday classes, administration now seeking student input. New...

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Superior Court Judge Robert E. Woodside to speak at fourth annual ODK Leadership Dinner. Debate team ties for fourth place in State Tournament. DePauw University Choir and Juilliard String Quartet to present concerts on campus. Mary Dickinson Day to feature President Sarah Gibson Blanding of...

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The Dickinsonian's annual parody issue, the "Drinkinsonian".

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Revised social rules proposed, final action must still be taken by faculty and administration. Freshmen to stage performances of O'Neil's "The Long Voyage Home" and Saroyan's "Hello Out There". Renowned contralto Marian Anderson to receive honorary degree from the College.

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ROTC to hold open house with other local civilian units. College Choir and Harrisburg Orchestra give Founders' Day concert. Dr. Karl T. Compton to receive Priestley Award for scientific achievement.

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Mermaid Players to give unique outdoor production of "The Taming of the Shrew". Student Senate elects officers for 1954-1955 school year. Glee Club to preview their concert on a nationwide radio program broadcasting from Harrisburg. College Band is disbanded for the remainder of the semester,...

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Dr. Goodrich C. White, president of Emory University to be commencement speaker. Eight honorary degrees to be conferred at commencement, three on graduates of Dickinson. Men's Glee Club to present concert featuring hit Broadway showtunes. Prof. John Steckbeck to go on tour addressing various...

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Dickinson Summer School to open in June, first session since 1951. Prof. Pflaum presides over open hearing on new social rules. ROTC presents annual awards. Wheel and Chain to initiate eight for the '54-'55 academic year. Captain Kennedy, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics,...

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181st Commencement Exercises to be the first to be held outside, with seven to receive honorary degrees. New set of social rules instituted, Social Code updated. Debate Council ends their most active season on record. Inter-Fraternity Council announces rushing rules for the upcoming academic...

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There will be three new buildings built on campus including a new men's dormitory, chemistry building and student activities center. The Dickinson College Student Counseling Program is implemented to help new Freshmen get used to life in college. The student counselors live with the Freshmen in...

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Outstanding visiting preachers will be visiting the chapel for worship services. Dickinson is holding a tax workshop to give business executives, bank representatives and other interested people a chance to familiarize themselves with new tax laws. These tax revisions are the greatest revisions...

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Rush ends and 126 freshmen men pledge fraternities including Alpha Chi Rho, Beta Theta Pi, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Epsilon Pi, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Kappa Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi and Theta Chi. The Dickinson Law School begins to require all applicants for admission to take...

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The Admissions Test for Graduate School in Business will be offered this coming year as more schools require it for entrance into their graduate programs. Irvine Smith, the Director of Debate at Dickinson, is elected Vice President of the Debating Association of Pennsylvania Colleges. There is a...

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The '55 Microcosm is being prepared so that it will be released by May 15. In addition to the usual content of senior portraits, family portraits, organizations, fraternities and sports articles, there will be a "features" section and a whole new layout. The Christian Service Project chapter of...

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Class elections occur and fewer members of the freshman and sophomore class cast votes than anticipated. The Dickinsonian undergoes printing changes including being printed on new paper that will better highlight photographs. Homecoming weekend is next weekend, events including the alumni dinner...

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It is Homecoming Weekend and the 100 anniversary of the birth of John Philip Sousa. The halftime entertainment for the Homecoming Game will be a Sousa tribute highlighting some of his most famous marches with many piccolo solos and displays of national symbols. There will also be a pep rally...

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The Mermaid Players announce their next production. "Our Town" will be performed December 1, 2 and 3 in Bosler Hall. The Aquatic Club is performing later this evening their interpretation of popular children's stories. The entire production is student produced from scenery and lights to costumes...

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The four women's fraternities on campus will be holding their winter dances this weekend to honor the senior girls. Zeta Tau Alpha will be holding a songfest next week to raise money for cerebral palsy and cerebral palsy awareness. The Student-Faculty Judicial Council is created by the...

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