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Senate approves a proposal for coed living units in Todd and Mathews houses with the first two floors for men and the rest for women. SDS questions business manager Bloodgood on campus working conditions and wages. The College receives a federal grant providing for community service and...

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At their most recent meeting, the faculty passes changes in the academic program: a new academic calendar is adopted and the modern language requirement adopted calls for three semesters of instruction in a language. Fred Lumb resigns his position as Executive Director of Communications and...

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Dr. Henry Eyring receives Priestley Memorial Award as he delivers a speech both humorous and "informative." Robert Greenleaf will be the upcoming Woodrow Wilson Senior Fellow. Black poets Dudley Randall and Gwendolyn Brooks are to appear in the Congress of African Students' Black Arts Festival....

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Sir Hugh Stott Taylor, first Priestley Award recipient, passes away. The Institutional Priorities and Resources Committee plans to install a computer terminal in the library. Historian William Goetzmann to speak at College. Increased popularity of tennis creates need for College to alter court...

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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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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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Students oppose the proposed April 14 pledging cutoff. Senior Laurie Lucas is crowned Miss Cumberland Valley. Historian Fritz Stern discusses Einstein's Germany in a public lecture. Seniors in the Nisbet Program struggle with their Problem Oriented Experience papers, and faculty members question...

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Creation of Campus Entertainment Board is approved by the Senate. Small group of Dickinson students attend anti-nuke rally in Harrisburg. Attempted assassination of Reagan shocks students on campus. Old gym may be converted to new art center, pending approval of trustees. Black Arts Festival...

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Borges' scholars from across the country gather to participate witness and participate in Jorge Luis Borges' three-day Symposium at Dickinson. Joan Hoff Wilson delivered a speech on Tuesday evening regarding Watergate and its aftermath. EFFORT, or "Equality for Females: Our Rights Today," hosted...

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Phi Kappa Psi fraternity charged with harassment and failure to comply with College regulations after an alleged paddling incident. Dickinson College, President Samuel A. Banks, and Alpha Chi Rho fraternity named, with seven others, as defendants in a lawsuit filed by Dickinson Sophomore Scott W...

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Student Senate election results announced, new officers interviewed. Student group heads to Washington to lobby senators for a U.S. Institute of Peace. Few minorities attend Dickinson, low level a crisis. Revival of Dean's List a possibility if student interest high, standards kept stringent....

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College uses grant from Charles A. Dana Foundation to establish academic employment for students according to their particular interests. Phi Kappa Psi loses social privileges, required to pay $3000 fine in punishment for hazing, among other regulatory violations. College Chaplain Mary Ann...

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Dr. Ralph Abernathy, a close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. and a leader in the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott of 1955-56, spoke at the Multicultural Fair and Black Arts Festival. A new cataloging system called, 'AutoCat,' has recently been installed in the library to allow easier searching...

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