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The Senior Class takes a Class Day to plant their class tree.  Certain students are punished for property damage after a prank.

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The Scientific Society holds elections.

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President McCauley holds tea time with the students of the Senior class.  The Belles Lettres Society and Union Philosophical Society hold their anniversaries, for which they reinstate the tradition of having invitations.   

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Dr. Harman hosts the Senior class for a dinner in his home. The class of 1868 plans a reunion to take place on the Wednesday of Commencement Week. The class of 1858 also hopes to have a reunion during Commencement Week.

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Dr. Himes hosts the Senior class for a dinner party and the roll-call of grades.  A telephone is also used at this party, to the delight of all in attendance.  A notice goes out to students requesting that they not stamp their feet or spit while...

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The 95th Annual Commencement is held.  The classes of 1858, 1868, 1872, and 1875 hold reunions.  Professor Himes is called to assist in the investigation of a possible case of arsenic poisoning near Newville, P.A.  Croquet becomes popular on...

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The Belles Lettres Society holds their 8th Annual Sophomore contest.  Professor Himes holds a lecture on the telephone, at which he receives music from the Philadelphia orchestra via wire.  The Union Philosophical Society also holds their Annual...

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The Annual Junior Oratorical Contest occurs.  The Honorable R. W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy, delivers an oration to the Belles Lettres and Union Philosophical Societies.

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Article on Italian painting. Memorial for Thomas Kelso. Memorial for Hon. John A. Inglis, class of 1829. Inter-Class Football.

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Article on the city of Prague. An "severe affliction" visits the family in Memphis of the late Rev. Charles Collins, former President of the College. Debate over elective courses within the college curriculum. Interest surrounding learning the...

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Article recommending books for the students to read. Article on the influence of college on morality. Outline of the Scientific Society.

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Continued recommended book list for students. Proceedings of the Scientific Society.

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Article on Victor Hugo. First Junior Prize Contest. Debate over what public schools should teach.

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Charles W. Super, class of 1866, reflects on his classes with Professor W. S. Teuffel. The Belles Lettres Literary Society celebrates its 93rd Anniversary. The Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 90th Anniversary.

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Article on the lengthy history of the European continent. Article on the "Art of Skipping," or skimming writing. Article on John Dickinson. Phi Kappa Psi Banquet.

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The Dickinsonian is revived after a two-year stint of absence.  The baseball team beats out Gettysburg in a close game of 9 to 5, decided in the last two innings after a 4-4 tie after the seventh.  A memorial service is held for President James...

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Fraternity fighting is sharp and competitive.  The freshman and sophomore baseball teams play one another, with the freshmen winning 14-9.  The sophomores adopt a “class hat.”  Students present orations in the College Chapel.

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Students are admonished for their tendency to gossip about Carlisle’s residents.  The freshman and sophomores have a fight in front of Old West for the privilege to carry canes.  Allegheny College requests representatives from Dickinson are...

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Students bemoan an attempt by the faculty to have them return early from winter break.  Rumors that a professor will be leaving the school are dispelled.  Annie Little, the daughter of Professor Little, dies and is buried.

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The Union Philosophical Society holds their anniversary, while the Belles Lettres Society opts not to.    The boys on campus hold a “Stag Dance” in the basement of Old West.

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The Historian Edward A. Freeman of England visits Dickinson College, putting on a lecture concerning South-Eastern Europe in the First Presbyterian Church.  The college walkways are improved.  The sophomores hold a banquet.

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Requests from the students for reduced fair rates on the Philadelphia Railroad are denied in the wake of conflicts with fare rates over winter break.  Plans to create a Dickinson songbook are scrapped.  The Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Contest is...

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The fraternities publish two Annuals of the college: the Minutal from the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and the Microcosm from the other chapters.  Freshmen are chastised for stealing eggs from birds’ nests.  A fundraiser is put on by the Dramatic...

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The Sophomore Contest is held in Emory Chapel.  Dickinson beats Pennsylvania in baseball 21 to 15, and ties with Franklin and Marshall in a rained-out 5 inning game.  The 99th Annual Commencement Ceremonies are held.

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Over summer break, improvements are made to student residences.  A porch on the north side of East College is also removed.  Robert Emory Pattison, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, visits Dickinson.  Fraternity rush is in...

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