Dickinsonian Newspaper

1979

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In this issue, Professor Phil Nicoll of the political science department suddenly resigned from his position five days before the start of classes. For the third consecutive semester, "The Dickinsonian" has been awarded first class distinction by the Associated Collegiate Press. Plans for a new...

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In this issue, students are angry over Professor Dennis Klinge's denial of tenure and some formed an organization, the Committee to Retain Klinge, to protest against it. Another committee, the Mediation Committee, is currently deciding whether to reconsider tenure for Professors Dennis Klinge...

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Professor Neil B. Weissman, assistant professor of history, has now become the new pre-law advisor. An all-College referendum has been called upon by Student Senate to let the students decide whether or not to keep the closed cafeteria policy. Candidates for the Student Senate elections are...

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In this issue, the Congress of African American Students met with President Banks to discuss the College's lack of minority students and ask him to consider recruiting more. The College claims that "minority" students receive no special preferences when they are being considered for financial...

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In this edition, an Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Tenure that has been formed discusses more flexibility with the tenure program. The Mediation Committee finally has come to a decision about tenure appeals for Professors Dennis Klinge and Marjorie Fitzpatrick. The committee ruled that the tenure...

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In this issue, students react to the Three Mile Island nuclear explosion. Classes were canceled due to the explosion. Twenty out of the forty one Student Senators are up for recall due to missing too many meetings. The College signs a contract for the new gymnasium and ground-breaking is planned...

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In this edition, the College Library has plans to upgrade their card cataloging system to computers. Professor Marjorie Fitzpatrick is leaving the College for a new teaching job after being denied tenure, even after an appeal. Students work to keep Thornwald Park preserved and untouched....

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In this issue, College Chaplain John S. Reist has resigned to take up a teaching job in Kansas City. In light of Chaplain Reist's departure, a search committee has been formed to find another chaplain. The Special Olympics was held on Biddle Field this year, and fraternity Beta Theta Pi helped...

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Twenty-three upperclassmen are bumped from their rooms in Adams Hall to compensate for over-enrollment in the freshman class. Carlisle officials remove a mid-block crosswalk in front of the Boyd Lee Spahr Library. A freshman student recounts her experiences in the Nicaraguan Civil War. The girls...

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In reaction to the recently removed crosswalk between Morgan Field and the Boyd Lee Spahr Library, students create an unofficial, spray-painted replacement. The cafeteria increases security by requiring the presentation of ID cards and sealing off side doors in order to increase efficiency. A...

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Students and faculty clash over the quality of lighting on campus and its effect on campus safety. WDCV increases its wattage from 10 to over 100, allowing the station to be heard as far as Harrisburg. A series of articles presenting various sides of the abortion debate appears. Students attend...

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Former British Parliment member Colin Jackson speaks to students about the Middle East. The Josiah W. and Bessie H. Kline Foundation donates $500,000 towards the building of the college's new Life/Sports Learning Center, thereby "permanently associating...Kline's name with...[the] Center."...

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The college raises tuition by 9% for the 1980-1981 school year, bringing the total cost to $6,285. Four Nisbet Scholars are admitted to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society after being required to write a 1000 word response justifying the breadth of their education. The Hermitage, a bastion of...

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Former ambassador to the European Community J. Robert Schaetzel visits Dickinson. The Interfraternity Council votes to ban upper-class Independent men from the Quads. The proposed $500 tuition increase is formally approved by the board of trustees. A new portrait of alumnus Horatio C. King is...

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The Charles A. Dana foundation awards the college with a $400,000 challenge grant to help complete building the Life/Sports Learning Center. The Interfraternity Council ban of upper class Independent men from the Quads is overturned after being ruled in violation of Title IX. The President of...

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Students create a paper recycling program. Both the editor-in-chief and associate editor of the Dickinsonian suddenly resign due to a "clash of principle." William S. Masland is appointed president of the Board of Trustees. An explosion and subsequent fire during an organic chemistry class...

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Dickinsonians fast for Oxfam organization. After being closed for years, the Peoples Republic of China reopens its borders to American travelers, allowing Dickinson students to schedule a trip. Professor of History at Stanford, Dr. Barton J. Bernstein gives a talk on the Cuban Missile Crisis....

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Daughter of late General Joseph Warren Stilwell, Nancy Stilwell Easterbrook speaks about China. Dean Leonard S. Goldberg reacts to multiple student assaults on campus. Coalition of Private University Students (COPUS) strives to improve the student finance gap. Professors Lonna Malmsheimer,...

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