Dickinsonian Newspaper

1975

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Samuel A. Banks is elected new President of the College. The topic of the 1975 Public Affairs Symposium will be "News Reporting in America: can it be free and responsible?". The Library's Chester dialaccess cassette system is in the process of being phased out and replaced by a new cassette...

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Abolition of the Dean's List sparks much debate among students. Students now have access to their academic files under the recently enacted "Buckley Amendment." Fraternity pledges are on the upswing. Eight additional students are honored as Dana Scholars. New President Sam Banks outlines his...

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The Mermaid Players latest production of Rashomon will open next week. Director of student aid Charles Twichell discusses the current financial aid situation with Student Senate. An outline of events, topics, and background information on the Public Affairs Symposium is given along with...

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Defined as an "alternative to distribution requirements," the Nisbet Scholars Program awaits final faculty approval and will begin with selected members of the class of 1979. Students would be exempt from distribution requirements, but participate in special seminars throughout the freshman year...

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An amended version of the Steiner-Backer resolution for special interest housing is adopted by faculty giving special interest groups clearly affiliated with an academic program housing priority. Allan continues to defend the abolition of Dean's List. Student body officer elections result in...

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Newly elected Student Senate Officers officially take their posts. At the third All-College planning seminar, increased financial aid and funding for new athletic facilities are stated as top priorities. The Academic Program Committee will decide if they will present their revised Nisbet...

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Carl Sagan will receive the Priestley Memorial Award. A Russian Mini-Festival will be held next week featuring music and poetry. The College is awarded $57,200 under the Institutional Assistance Grants Program by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Agency. An experienced track team looks to be in...

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The annual spoof issue, The Drinkinsonian, is full of satire and parody.

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Dickinson hosts its fifth annual Blacks Arts festival with the theme of "The Black Light of Truth." A schedule of events for the festival is also published. The faculty holds a special meeting to discuss possible changes in the requirements for tenure. Plans for a new gym complex on Cherry...

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A severe windstorm causes damage to the campus taking out six trees. Retired professor John C. Pflaum, 71, dies of a heart attack in a car accident. Despite heavy opposition, the Nisbet Scholars Program is adopted by faculty at their last meeting. It will be implemented as an experimental two...

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The College-Community Orchestra and College Choir will preform together along with featured guest cellist Michael Haran for Parents' Weekend. WDCV continues to make plans for improvement, including expanding airtime and and adding a greater variety of programs. A gallery of the Black Arts...

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Parents' Weekend activities will honor President Rubendall. The Union Philosophical Society resumes activities. The Senate voted unanimously that the faculty restore honorary status to Skull and Key. IPR (Institutional Resources and Priorities) presidential candidates are announced. A biography...

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The Student Senate approved $81,500 in allocations for next year. The Mermaid Players' last production of the year will be the Shakespearean musical Two Gentlemen of Verona. Wheel and Chain and ODK hold spring induction ceremonies.

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Dr. Henry Commager will speak at Commencement. The PEER Auction is a success. A new freshman orientation program entitled "Bud-dy" will match incoming freshman with an upper clansman. The Director of admissions gives enrollment data. A synopsis of Two Gentlemen of Verona is given. The College...

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Former President Rubendall is honored by Dickinson and Carlisle in a Testimonial Dinner. A Testimonial to Rubendall is published as well. William R. Bowden will receive the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. Professors Flower, Kellogg, Sloane, and Warlow will retire this year.

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A Summary of Commager's Commencement speech is given. A wide range of groups schedule events at the College for over the summer including the Washington Redskins. Professor Paul F. Angiolillo, already a holder of the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, receives the Ganoe Award during...

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Summer enrollment is up, however the housing experiment fails as off-campus housing rises. Many College support personnel remain unhappy with the overtime wages received for Commencement weekend. Sociology Professor Vytautas M. Kavolis is named the Charles A. Dana Professor of Comparative...

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Samuel A. Banks assumes his job as College President. The College receives a valuable collection of African art for Kathleen Myers. The College is too "wealthy, healthy, and wise" to receive a new grant by the federal Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

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The Pittsburgh Symphony chamber Orchestra will play again in ATS. The College continues to make budget cuts due to the slow economy. A review of bars in Carlisle is given.

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Students have mixed feelings on the large number of "outsiders" studying on campus this summer; specifically from the international auditing and accounting firm. The College looses many of its elm trees to Dutch Elm disease. M. Charles Seller is announced as Presidential Assistant. A review and...

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The school will throw its first annual McKenney Cotillion all-college party for summer school students. Nancy L. Winkleman is appointed director of publications and is the first woman named to that position. The first step in renovations of the dining hall begin with the laying of new carpeting...

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A write-up of events for the Carlisle Fair is given. Pictures from 1975 PEER events are shown.

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The College welcomes the incoming freshman class. A new registration format should make it easier for pre-registered students. The Orientation committee plans new events. Enrollment declines from the previous year.

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Pres. Sam Banks presides at his first convocation. Banks' inauguration to feature "numerous dignitaries" who will honor President. Alumnus Edward Shirk is part of important possible physics discovery.

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Library considers altering its honor system after thousands of dollars have been estimated in stolen books. Homer Holland's death does not change drinking ban in HUB. The "future of computing is up in the air" at College, as its IBM 1130 and Interdata 7/32 prove to be financially unwieldy. Eric...

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