Dickinsonian Newspaper

1978

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A snow emergency was declared in Carlisle as the town became inundated with snow, the worst since 1961. The College Christmas tree at Old West that was stolen and later destroyed in December is still under investigation. The All-College Committee on Student Affairs will present its coed housing...

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In this edition the College President Sam Banks discusses the "challenge of 1980s" preparation efforts to a "Town Hall" meeting. The Writing Center was recently opened for student use in the library. An increase in enrollment has led to unhappiness amongst students because of overcrowding, many...

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In this edition nominations for Student Senate president, vice-president and treasurer are being circulated. A vegetarian meal plan is now offered to any student and the Food Committee is currently testing new products to placate the students' disapproval with cafeteria foods. Students continue...

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This issue features an article on an increase of cocaine use in the United States. "The Dickinsonain" had released a survey on cocaine in the previous edition and received minimal results back, stating that out of the responses all except two had at least tried cocaine once.Female enrollment at...

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A low voter turnout for the Student Senate elections leaves George Joseph, Kathy Tighe and Avery Leslie victorious. The Russian flu epidemic hits the College campus, leaving 750 students experiencing flu-like symptoms. A resolution passed, calling for faculty members to eat with students in the...

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President Sam Banks is named consultant to Gallaudet College, the only liberal arts college for the deaf. The faculty will be voting on whether or not an extension should be added to the spring reading period for final exams. Admissions decided to set an enrollment limit to help with the problem...

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In this edition, off-campus study is becoming explored by students in Bologna, Colombia, I.E.S., India, Appalachia, Israel, THUS, Washington D.C. And CPC. Students brainstorm ideas to attract more people to the K.W. Roundroom coffeehouse. Students are also investigating food waste in the...

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A Women's Studies conference held on campus reflects the growing interest in Women's Studies. The College Fencing Company has recently been reborn and is becoming more well-known at the College. Women's softball has had the largest turnout from freshman women in the history of the sport. College...

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This edition of "The Dickinsonian" is the annual "Drinkinsonian" edition, which features satirical commentary and articles about things such as the new gym and Fraternities.

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In this edition, a new gymnasium is going to be built, whereas the Arts center, badly in need of renovations or a new location, will not be receiving either. The Student Affairs Committee's proposal for coed alternative housing received tremendous disapproval by the Board of Trustees. Ellen...

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Controversy surrounds the Nisbet Center plan, as the administration and All-College governance system discuss a potential misunderstanding. The Nisbet Center was originally to be used as an office and seminar center for the Nisbet program, but has been in the process of conversion to living...

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In this edition, dilemmas with tenure are brought forth and discussed. All-College committee elections are being held. Dickinsonians of the month are William Koltnow, Stacey Van Alstyne, Julia Dovel, and Chris Bretz. The College Health Center is going through changes, will now be housed in...

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In this edition, thirty-five students are without rooms for the next year, despite Associate Dean for Residential Services Bruce Wall who feels that there will not be tripled doubles. A Dickinson survey shows that about 72% of the students smoke marijuana or have tried it. Students debate the...

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In this edition, the school guarantees that there will be no housing shortage this year since four new houses have been leased on West Louther and Church Street. A rising interest in sororities caused a fourth sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma, to be established on campus. Gaylor Barham, the minority...

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In this issue "The Dickinsonian" addresses the present tenure system and its unpopularity amongst faculty. New College Chaplain, John S. Reist Jr. has redefined the role of the chaplain to the College and the community. An article discusses whether or not unborn children have rights and asks for...

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In this edition, the idea of solar energy is debated in the interest of the new gymnasium being built. WDCV, the College's FM radio station, had its license revoked and then re-administered due to the station's being unaware of a regulation that required the radio station to advertise for...

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In this issue, the English Department has undergone one of the first departmental evaluations and was determined to be a strong department. Rumors surround two campus houses, Dickinson West and Louther House, as the places may or may not be used for future housing. The Men's soccer team is...

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In this edition, a liberal arts education is discussed and debated, whether it is practical for the "real world." Wanda Ruffin joins the College Counselors as the Minority Affairs counselor. A report was written last semester on the role of humanities at the College for the National Endowment...

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In this issue, the College is working on drafting a "procedural response to the remotely possible condition of financial exigency." A new $3,000 sign that the College installed off of Interstate 81 that had been recently "stolen" was returned. Beverly Eddy, a former Dickinson German professor,...

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In this edition, the Roundroom coffeehouse in Kisner-Woodward attempts a revival by bringing in regular jazz performances. Amy H. Siewers, assistant director of Financial Aid, has recently resigned her post to take care of her child. The future looks promising for soprano Gwendolyn Bradley after...

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In this edition, the President Banks discusses faculty unionization and how it could be stifled due to a recent ruling at another College to unionize. Phi Delta Theta has requested off-campus housing for their fraternity. Former Officer Thurston E. Cline was dismissed from his position for...

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In this edition, the tenure controversy continues to be discussed amongst students, faculty, and nationwide. Bell Telephone Company has bestowed three educational games to the College for better understand between industry and education. The Senate Finance Committee reversed a decision to...

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In this edition, an article argues the pros of tenure, stating that it protects the faculty. Administrators and staff will be evaluated for the first regular assessment for these areas of the College community. Despite objections by the Student Senate, the faculty approved a calendar that was...

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Progression, a new student organization on campus, works to raise awareness and create positive social change in the community through films, newsletters, and informational boycotts. A community meeting held in the Holland Union Meeting attracted poor attendance between students, faculty and...

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Fund raising has begun for the new gymnasium, where a sign already stands marking the location of the site.The ad hoc Senate committee has decided to open the closed dining hall due to dissatisfaction amongst students with the program. The College's phone system has been modified due to students...

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