Dickinsonian Newspaper

2006

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New dean of students, April Vari '82 to arrive. College mourns over the loss of Rudy Kelly, who died in a car accident over winter break. Box stores come to Carlisle with the completion of Carlisle Crossing. Busta Rhymes coming to campus as the spring concert. Durden's experience at the U.S....

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Judge John E. Jones III '77 who has recently ruled in several intelligent design decisions to speak at graduation. Controversy over the unrecognized existence of Sigma Chi continues. Record breaking admissions statistics for the class of 2010 allow a more selective admissions process. Eating...

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The Health Center offers birth control options. The Public Affairs Symposium will focus on natural disasters. Wireless internet is now available in the HUB. The disciplinary system at Dickinson is explained. The Banner Self-Service System replaces the old Dickinson Online Confidant (DOC) for...

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Associate Dean of Students, Norm Jones, will be moving up the administration ladder to become assistant to the president. This position includes duties previously belonging to the executive vice president and regarding community development. The Carlisle Regional Medical Center moves one and a...

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President Durden clashes with the senior class when he send them an email strongly encouraging them to donate money to the school starting immediately. Students often argued that they didn't have money to spare and if they did, it would go to Dickinson. Run With It and Theta Chi hold a show and...

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Assistant Director of Advising and Coordinator of Learning Support Services Keith Jervis resigns from his post suddenly. The reasons for this departure are kept quiet. Dickinson College celebrates International Women's Day. The Men's Lacrosse Team starts its season off strong, winning the first...

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The Quarry revamps its ordering system, allowing students to fill out an order form with an order number for their sandwich. This eliminates long lines and crowds of standing people and instead lets them sit and wait for their food. 192 Dickinson students are accepted into Dickinson programs and...

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The annual spoof issue, The Drinkinsonian, tackles various aspects of college life in a satirical manner.

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The Banner system for registering for classes and other services makes its debut, though most of its features remained not easily accessible at this point. Hillel and the Middle Eastern Club collaborate to hold a dinner displaying the possibility of coexistence between two groups who have...

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Public Safety increases security in response to recent cases of assault and trespassing on and near campus. For the second year in a row, Dickinson U-Turn will be accepting various donations of unwanted items to be sent to Project SHARE and United Way at the end of the semester. Two students...

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The Underground experiences a cut in hours due to a shortage in workers and lack of business late at night, upsetting many students. The building at 25/27 West High Street is acquired by the college to be transformed into senior apartments. Three fraternity houses are demolished to make way for...

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Before hitting the number 400 on the last day of the housing lottery all rooms are filled, leaving many students without living arrangements for the coming year. New Dean of Students April Vari begins to assume her duties, including addressing the housing shortage. Dickinson Christian Fellowship...

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The Public Affairs Symposium reveals next year's topic: "No Laughing Matter: Humor in a Complex World." Students lament the demolition of the James Science building, covering the walls with goodbyes and drawings. A new science building will be built in its place while the psychology, geology and...

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Due to a tragic accident at the crosswalk between the Holland Union Building and the Academic Quad, safety flags stations will be constructed to prevent further accidents. The class of 2006 says goodbye to Dickinson and hears Judge John Jones '77 at commencement. Sigma Chi, a recently expelled...

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The Robert Randolph Family Band is revealed as the act at this year's annual fall concert. The class of 2010 is welcomed as orientation begins.

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The new safety flag stations installed at crosswalks, while intended to make the community safer, are viewed as a joke. However, other proposed safety measures such as more lighting and blinking signs near crosswalks were denied by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation so the flags must...

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A record-breaking 143 sophomore girls sign up to rush sororities. The newly-formed Paintball Club seeks funding while clashing with public safety over having paintball guns on campus and whether or not they can be considered weapons. Spectrum, after receiving 100 new signatures at activities...

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The various alcohol distributors in Carlisle have invested in ID scanners in order to report underage buyers to DPS. ROTC cadet J.D. Dolan is named number one cadet in his regiment at the Leader Development and Assessment Course attended by all ROTC students between their junior and senior years...

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Both Carlisle residents and Dickinson students complain about noise levels in Residence Halls and at parties such as a dry one that was recently broken up at the Arts Haüs. President William Durden launches Dickinson's "First in America" capital campaign. Funds from this campaign will go toward...

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Dickinson is named the most fit college by Men's Fitness Magazine. The Department of Public Safety holds a "safety walk" open to the entire campus. This event will allow students to voice their opinions regarding ways in which the campus could be safer. This is the first time students have been...

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Dickinson Dining Services refutes the rumor that they put laxatives in their food as doing so would cause major issues with the state. As a response to Penn State's regulation of Greek parties, Dickinson's Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils consider such reforms as registering parties to...

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The room draw system is updated to an online program, eliminating the horrors of the HUB housing lottery. DPS Officer Charles Weekley is dismissed from his position after supposedly lying about abandoning a pet of a faculty member. The Mermaid Players and the Dickinson Department of Theater and...

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The second annual Run for Steph is set for Homecoming Weekend in order to preserve the memory of this beloved deceased Dickinsonian. For the first time in the past four years, a nominee for a Student Senate committee is rejected. This candidate, a sufferer of autism, was recommended to the...

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The Academic Planning and Standards Committee changes the wording on Dickinson diplomas for the first time since 1879. They now acknowledge women graduates as alumna instead of alumnus and state that the student has graduated with a degree in liberal arts and sciences as opposed to just...

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The owners of Casa Mani, a popular local coffee shop, express plans to build a coffee cart in the library for Dickinson students. Juniors, especially those studying abroad, express their distaste for the current application process for living off campus. Fourteen students and four faculty...

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