Dickinsonian Newspaper

1970

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Associate Dean Allshouse will resign. An open hearing will be held by the Academic Program Committee on the College calendar. The Red Devils beat the previously undefeated PMC in basketball.

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President Nixon's new "Draft Lottery" system is questioned and debated. President Rubendall makes a decision on fraternity housing. A fraternity must gather a total of 44 people to retain the privilege of assigning living spaces on the third floor of its residence hall. Not reaching that number...

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Student senate chooses its nominees for '70. The popularity of Dickinson's study abroad program grows. The new calendar will provide for a reading-exam period. A negative review of the Student Senate Film "Symphonine Pastorale" is given and compared to Dickinson's boring lull. Interest in...

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Faculty approves the proposed changes to the academic calendar. Student Senate candidates begin their campaigns. Profiles of all candidates are given in this issue. A proposal to revise the ROTC program will be drafted by Ad-Hoc. The Mermaid Players' revival of Lysistrata is another success.

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Dr. George Wald is the recipient of the 19th Priestley Memorial award. The Public Affairs symposium draws to a close with a call for environmental activism. The winners of the Student Senate elections for president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary are announced. SMC plans to distribute...

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Dickinson's Mermen win their 100th meet for coach Dave Eavenson. Satirist Paul Krassner, editor of The Realist, will speak on American censorship. Dave Plymyer assumes the position of Senate President. Price's readings receive positive reviews.

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The College Governance Group Proposes the creation of college committees of faculty, students, and administrators in place of present faculty committees. The Student Senate considers four options in area major and distribution requirements. SMC gains the approval of CPS, the nations largest...

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Several resolutions pertaining to the curriculum and a change in faculty evaluation procedures pertaining to tenure and salary increase are requested. John Denver will present a concert. The Academic Standards Committee studies proposals to modify the grading system. Faculty will present a...

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An All-College Assembly will be proposed at an open hearing called by the campus Governance Committee. It will require all faculty and students on college committees, as well as 18 faculty and 15 students elected at large, to meet. A change in the pass-fail grading system is proposed to give...

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Senate approves a proposal for coed living units in Todd and Mathews houses with the first two floors for men and the rest for women. SDS questions business manager Bloodgood on campus working conditions and wages. The College receives a federal grant providing for community service and...

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The college takes measures to fight local pollution; specifically against dumping at Letort marsh. Five Dickinson law students demand a hearing after the Dickinson College tries to force them to pay for the ROTC program. Composer John Cage receives the 1970 College Arts Award. A schedule and...

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Student Senate discards the group housing proposal. A revised College Committee structure is approved. An open hearing is granted to ROTC. The personnel committee adopts new procedures for faculty evaluation. A Byrds performance is announced as part of the Spring Weekend entertainment. The New...

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Dr. Stanley Nodder is appointed Associate Dean to succeed Dr. Merle Allshouse. The highlights of Parents Weekend are revealed. Black poet Don Lee will give a discussion on what it means to be black at Dickinson. Senate passes its budget without any changes. Senatorial Canidate Norval Reece will...

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Norval Reece campaigns on campus for a Democratic Senate seat. A student referndum on ROTC will be presented by Student Senate. The ROTC debate continues with the main issues being the moral question of weather ROTC should be on Dickinson campus, the academic question of if military science...

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The Policy Committee will present two resolutions to faculty at their next meeting: 1. The ROTC will be abolished on campus. 2. No academic credit will be granted for courses in the ROTC program. Student Senate invalidated the election results for the Institutional Priorities and Resources...

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Students vote to strike in protest of the "ever-widening war in Indochina," specifically the expansion of U.S. troops into Cambodia and the resumption of U.S. bombing of North Vietnam. They will strike for an indefinite period and students will gather for a review in two days. A Referendum...

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Faculty committees will reach decisions on 5-5-4-4 reform of the grading system by march 1971. PEST recommends ways to help the environment on campus. The Mermaid Players production of Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man goes well. Squash returns to campus with non varsity status.

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Faculty votes to keep ROTC on campus but remove all academic credit from the program. Plans continue to progress for the protest march past the War College. Safety tips, including what to do in case of tear gas, are given for the March. A faculty meeting adopts five resolutions concerning...

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A meeting is held to coordinate the rest of the anti-war protests and strikes for the semester. 1200 students successfully participate in the anti-war march past the War College. There is a large photo spread of the event. 200 students participate in a sit-in at the U.S. war college entrance.

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A review of Commencement is given. Dr. Daniel R. Bechtel, chairman of the department of religion, receives the 1970 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Horace E. Rogers , senior member of the College faculty and the Alfred Victor duPont Professor of Analytical Chemistry, is elected...

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The Trustee Committee of Long-range Planning will hold a conference to examine the previsions of the ten year budget plan and make revisions based on progress. Congress votes to lower the voting age to 18 and the law will go into effect Jan 1 1971 unless it is ruled unconstitutional.

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I.R.P. begins the revision of the 1966 assumptions of the college. The Supreme Court rules that Conscientious Objectors need not base their opposition to war on religious grounds in order to qualify for I-O or I-A-O draft classifications.

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I.P.R. completes work on several sections of tentative assumptions to be presented to the Long-Range Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees. Stephen Markwood will succeed Thomas Carver as the new Associate Dean of Students.

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A faculty group holds a discussion with incoming black freshman on how their experience at a segregated high school will compare to the predominantly white Dickinson College. An Amendment to end the War, sponsored by 24 Senators, will finally come to a vote. Freshman orientation takes a more...

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I.P.R. completes tentative assumptions. Students will participate in the community as social work aids.

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