Dickinsonian Newspaper

1983

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President Sam Banks proposes 'repositioning' and increasing tuition at "State of the College" address. Ben Bova to speak at PAS. Education included in Reagan's State of Union Address, Fire at Phi Epsilon Pi Fraternity House, Exhibit of Ms. Toshiko Takaezu opens in new Trout Gallery in the Emil....

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End of Student Senate President Michael Pappas' term, renovation of Bosler Hall on schedule, Paul F. Angiolillo joins campus as Off-Campus Studies Advisor, Speaker Eileen Stevens talks about deadly fraternity hazing, Priscilla Laws Professor of Physics publishes book about x-rays, Tylenol...

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Ben Bova speaks at PAS, Dr. Louis Steven Goldman (Lehigh University) talks about impact of computers, Lady mud wrestlers in Harrisburg, Richard Moberg (Drexel University) speaks at PAS on the "Role of Computers in Medicine", Panel discussion of computers at Dickinson, Dr. Arthur Miller (Harvard)...

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College elects Senate officers (Bill Sapoch, Kurt Krauss, Pete Dahlin), Repositioning includes changes for football, poor attendance to Black History Program, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Milton Lyon speaks at lecture, Dean of the College George Allan speaks about college-preparation, EPA buys...

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Construction on a new wall along high street in front of the Weiss Arts Center begins, and is met with much student opposition. COPUS sponsored an information session on Thursday, February 24th, to help students better understand their options regarding financial aid. The Weiss Center for Arts...

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The faculty suspended the Nisbet Scholars program for a semester, citing the influence of the Freshman Seminar program and lack of available faculty as reasons for the suspension. Acclaimed writer Jorge Luis Borges is slated to speak at Dickinson. The 12-hour Whole Earth House Dance Marathon...

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Jorge Luis Borges opened his symposium on Wednesday night by giving a lecture on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and engaging the audience with a question and answer period. Yale's Insider's Guide to the Colleges drew negative responses from Dickinson's administration after the guide claimed that...

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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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Omicron Delta Kappa and Wheel and Chain presented their newest members on the steps of Old West before a large crowd on Wednesday evening. The Student Senate unanimously passed the 1983-84 Spring Activities Budget on Tuesday. Dickinson's first annual Siblings Weekend is slated to occur, starting...

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Miller Beer retracted its sponsorship of Greek Week after they were unable to come to an agreement with the IFC and Dickinson's administration regarding the limits that would be placed on Miller during the week. The Skull and Key Society expressed interest in being reinstated after having been...

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550 freshmen arrive on campus to begin orientation and their college careers at Dickinson. Alpah Chi Rho fraternity is re-issued its charter after a one-year suspension and will begin an alcohol-free pledge program. The Alumni Council endorses a resolution implementing an "alternative beverage"...

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Denny Hall is closed for renovations and the Social Sciences move to Stevens Elementary School. WDCV modifies its news operation after United Press International repossesses their teletype. Bosler re-opens to the Language and Education departments. The College hosts a popular exhibit entitled "...

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Rush opens. Newly hired Professor Trevor L. McClymont is appointed Assistant Professor of Economics and teaches accounting. An interview with Associate Dean of Residential Services Stephen mason is published. A controversial debate on TMI is given. The Football team gears up for its first game...

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The Campus Entertainment Board comes under attack from Student Senate Treasurer who questions their use of Senate funds. The College buys Brethren In Christ Church on 301 W Louther Street. The College Republicans and the College Democrats organize and recruit members for the year. Outing Club...

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A Symposium entitled "The Art and Craft of the Book" draws a big crowd. Fall Fest, held the past weekend, raises money for charities in the Carlisle area, PEER, and United Way. Illustrator Maurice Sendak gives a presentation on his work in Weiss. The Pittsburgh Chamber Opera performs Cosi Fan...

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Dr. Frank Drake of Cornell University receives the 1983 Glover Memorial Award. The College Personnel committee decides to suspend the use of present faculty evaluation forms. Pennsylvania Representative Richard J. Cessar hosts a discussion concerning state government. BACCHUS works to educate...

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The Second Annual Metzger Series opens with a focus on acquainting Dickinson women with possible career opportunities. Homecoming Weekend attracts 1000 alumni. Student Senate will begin broadcasting pilots on the Carlisle Cable Company's channel 13. The Health Center's "Wellness Week" will focus...

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The College threatens to not renew the leases of Phi Kappa Sigma and Kappa Sigma fraternities if their conduct does not change. The All-College Student Affairs and Services Committee will begin an extensive examination of the role that alcohol plays on campus over the next few weeks. A biography...

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Problems between Theta chi and Phi Kappa Sigma fraternities have been taken to the Quad Board, who handles inter-fraternal disputes. BACCHUS and Alcohol Education combined to hold an alcohol awareness week entitled "Truth about Spirits." It focuses on responsible drinking. The Student Phonathon...

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The all-college Student Affairs and Services Committee held an open discussion on the role alcohol plays on campus. The Beta Theta Pi fraternity's 24 hr polesitting marathon took place Friday and raised over$2000 for M.A.D.D. Author, Critic, and NYU professor Denis Donoghue presents "The...

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The all-College Priorities and Long Range Planning Committee (PLRP) announce that tuition will rise less then 8% for the 1984-85 academic year. Dickinson will enter the 1984 College Bowl. Students are given a tour of Denny Hall over the weekend to see progress on its current restorations. U.S....

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