Dickinsonian Newspaper

1977

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In this edition, a "well-known civil rights attorney" William Kunstler appeared and spoke at the Pre-Law Society's First Annual Law Symposium. The College's Chaplain, Paul Kaylor, resigned from his position after ten years, and prompted the creation of an All-College Study Group on Campus...

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In this edition, a change in the college's meal plan was issued by President Sam Banks. Now the dining hall will be closed to anyone unless they pay upon entry or have a meal plan card. Dickinsonians launched a boycott against the "multi-national textile corporation" J. P. Stevens and Company. "...

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In this issue, Associate Dean of the College, Dr. Kenneth Laws, submits his resignation from the college and looks to resume full-time teaching. A recent graduate from the College, Ed Miller, became a finalist in the Rhodes Scholarship competition. An informational picket was staged outside of...

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In this edition, the 1977-78 Senate election results are featured. The results were Steve Bartolett as Senate President, Ernie Kilpfel as Vice-President, and Kathy Kunkel as Treasurer. The Career Oriented Liberal Education or COLE program is new at Dickinson, which allows students to apply...

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In this edition, an overall drop in the College's average GPA has caused some concern. Many believe it is the newly adopted plus-minus system, while others believe it is just natural. New "typesetting" equipment has been purchased by the College for "The Dickinsonian," worth about $16,045....

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New senate officers, Steve Bartolett, Ernie Klipfel, and Kathy Kunkel, were inducted at a ceremony in Memorial Hall. A new tenure system has gone into effect, awarding tenure to professors on the basis of the "quality" of the individual. The women's basketball team ends its season with a 5-7...

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In this issue, Robert A. Barr resigns as Dean of Educational Services. The Dickinson College Health Center now offers "round the clock" medical care. Baseball and lacrosse teams prepare for the spring season.

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In this edition, a fire of a "highly suspicious origin" happened in the Sigma Chi fraternity house's bathroom closet. There was speculation about the source being a bottle rocket that was thrown into the bathroom by highly flammable objects. The All-College Study Group on Religious Affairs...

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In this edition, the paper takes a satirical spin as the "Drinkinsonian" with humorous articles on things such as the plus-minus system and Student Senate.

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This edition features an article on the study abroad program in Bologna, Italy. There is an ongoing search for a new Dean at the College. At the Open Forum of "The Dickinsonian," students voiced strong opinions in support of a boycott against the mistreatment of J. P Stevens workers.

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In this edition Maryanne Cunningham, the Coordinator of Housing and Programs, has decided to leave her position due to curtailing and redefining of her job. Students in Bologna experience political unrest while studying abroad. The Admissions Office has begun a more intense recruitment program...

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The Fine Arts and Music programs at Dickinson is considered "not a priority" and a new building to house the Arts has been in production for many years. A recently published questionnaire titled, "The Whole College Catalogue on Drinking" finds that alcohol abuse is prevalent at Dickinson College...

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In this edition, the College faces dorm problems because of over enrollment by the largest freshman class in Dickinson's history. New provisions have been made for student housing, such as a building on West Louther Street that has been leased to house upper class women. A new switchboard has...

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In this edition, Preisdent Banks and senior staff members analyze the recent changes and upheaval with the College's personnel. Former College chaplain Paul Kaylor, former Associate Dean of the College Kenneth Laws, the Dean of Educational Services Robert A. Barr, the Director of Financial Aid...

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In this issue, an over-enrollment crisis forced the College to look elsewhere for housing, selecting a place called "Dickinson West." Dickinson begins a search for more "minority" professionals, and gains Butch Barnham for the Counseling and Admissions offices. Students give opinions on the...

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In this edition, the big issue is the new Fraternity leases, which covers all fraternities on campus. Fraternities now live under the terms set by the Task Team Report on College-Fraternity Relations. The College is seeking out more Work/Study funding programs to help students with financial aid...

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Joan Bechtel, assistant professor in the department of Library Resources has been selected for a grant to pursue graduate studies under the "Advanced Study Program for Librarians." A recent alumnus, John Rich Dorean, has been living in the Christian commune "Koinonia" as part of a "God-centered...

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This edition discusses the recent disapproval from the students and parents about an increase in tuition, apparently due to inflation. A newly election officer to the All-College Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, Mark Sundback, is to be considered void due to a technical error. The...

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In this issue, "The Dickinsonian" recently received an honor rating of "First Class" by the Associated Collegiate Press. A previous error in an All-College Committee election declared Mark Sundback's position void, but a resolution was passed that allowed Mark Sundback to resume his elected...

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In this issue, the Nisbet Scholars Program has been successful so far and the participants were satisfied with the results. Professor Margaret Wyszomirski of the Political Science program has plans to write a book on ballet and its changes from the 1950s-70s. A Native American troupe, Four...

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Due to a possible budget cut by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency towards higher education, the College has about $70,000 at stake if the $300 million dollar fund is cut by the state. The College commission seeks to improve women's status both on campus, in the classroom and...

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In this issue, the new coffeehouse in the Kisner-Woodward Roundroom has opened under the jurisdiction of the Adams Basement Coffeehouse (ABC) Steering Committee. Bruce Wall Jr. was named the new Dean of Residential Services. The idea of a 14-meal, no breakfast plan in addition to the 21-meal...

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In this edition, the two social organizations on campus, the Student Independent Organization (SIO) and the Committee for Social Alternatives (CSA) are called upon to create more opportunities for students to socialize on campus. College President Sam Banks and Dean George Allan will be teaching...

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A recent Food Service survey showed that 54% of the campus disagrees with the amount of money they pay for their meal plan. An ad-hoc Food Service committee is now working at improving the food quality and diversity. Questions were brought forth by students about a small white building that is...

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Another one of many recent fires in Adams Hall raises suspicion, an investigation and a need to make all dorms more safe. Pennsylvania universities are concerned with the lack of funding aid to higher education and worry about future crises. Professor Robert Entman calls for more student-faculty...

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