Dickinsonian Newspaper

1984

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The Board of Trustees increases tuition by 8% for a total of $11,040 for tuition, room, and board. National public relations firm Hill & Knowlton has been hired by President Banks to help position the college as a more prestigious and top liberal arts college. Presidents of the college's ten...

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The Gourman Report: A Rating of Undergraduate Programs in American and International Universities, gives Dickinson a rating of "marginal," the lowest possible rating. Dickinson attempts to recruit more black students. The Senior Action Committee plan their events for the year and start the...

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Keynote Speaker Paul Warnke delivers his PAS address on Nuclear Arms. On Tuesday of the PAS, former congressman Toby Moffett and Publisher of "The National Review" William Rusher, focused their debate on "Defense Strategy in the Nuclear Age." U.S. Department of State Deputy Director of the...

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Student Immersion programs are currently being developed in Spain, France, and Germany. The Women's Center, at 222 Church Street, will open March 1st to provide lectures and exhibits focused on feminists issues. The Mermaid Players productions of Chamber Music and The Day The Whores Came Out to...

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Student Senate Polls opened for elections and info on each candidate is provided. A merger proposed by Dean Allan between the Academic Standards and the Admissions and Financial Aid Committees is currently under debate by the Long Range Planning committee as such a merger would lower student...

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A Carlisle man allegedly shoots and injures an Dickinson student. Visiting member of area chapters of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity have multiple run-ins with the Campus police. In light of recant campus violence, the Dickinsonian interviews students about campus safety and publishes the...

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Phi Kappa Sigma may lose their charter. Plans are made for renovations to the snar. Dr. Hubert Alyea receives the Priestley award. Brazil is the focus of the Latin American colloquium. The College plans construction of townhouses. Dickinson holds a preliminary round for the college bowl...

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ODK and Wheel and Chain tap new members as well as honor seniors. Dickinson College Food Services institutes two new policies (a person must bring his original plate back for seconds and can only receive one entree at a time) in an effort to combat food waste and dish-room overload. Illinois...

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Student Senate held an open forum concerning the recommendations made by the Student Affairs and Services Committee in regards to the 1984-84 alcohol policy. Predictions vary for the outcome of Dickinson's annual Mock Presidential Convention. Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar Ellen Weaver gives...

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Phi Kappa Sigma will lose the lease for their house for at least the next 2 years. The Mock Presidential Convention nominates Reagan with 58.9% A variety of games, contests, foods, and entertainment will be offered this year at spring fest. Sen. Proxmire gives a fantastic speech as keynote...

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The Student Senate passed the 1984-85 budget amid much questioning with amendments proposed by the Outing Club, Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) and Paul Sharpe. The only amendment passed was that requested by the Outing Club. The Spring Concert featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan is canceled due to lack...

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New construction on campus, completion of 'Townhouses' on Louther. Housing shortage on campus results from larger freshman class, improved retention rate. College changes alcohol policy regarding kegs on campus, restricting them to fraternity housing only. Denny Hall completely renovated for...

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Campus television station on hold due to lack of funding and facilities, despite wide student enthusiasm; the Dickinsonian calls for end to the project. Fall Phonothon expands. Computer science program expands with the purchase of Rainbow Micro-Computers, among other improvements. Article series...

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The Dickinsonian continues its series on the "Social Studies Gap." Dickinson prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the opening of Tome Scientific Building, with the year-long theme "Science and the Liberal Arts." Hillel awarded the William Haber Award for its efforts to bring awareness to...

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Thefts and burglaries on campus try students' patience, despite a 10% overall decrease in crime rate. Fullbright Scholar Jean-Marie Crouzatier studies at Dickinson, highlights Dickinson's new center in Toulouse. President reviews college improvements since 1980 in curriculum, social life, and...

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Snack Bar reopens after delays in renovation push construction into October. Snack Bar exterior still uncompleted as of publish date. Controversy elicited by Red hats, in style similar to those of Wheel and Chain, Raven's Claw, given to campus R.A.s. Hats not to be worn on campus, but are to...

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Interview with Dr. Michael A. Carrera highlights Sexuality Education Week, urges broader understanding of sexuality as involving more than physical intimacy. New London study abroad program established. The year-long program, offered at University College, is designed for Fine Arts, Music,...

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College Treasurer James Nicholson resigns to pursue other career interests. College addresses issue of noise pollution from fraternities on campus, students living in Carlisle. Causes controversy among Inter-Fraternity Council members and Residential Life officials. Committee on Human Rights in...

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The Dickinsonian wades into the local and national political debate with profiles, analysis, and endorsements. Campaign for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives reviewed, candidates John Broujos and Earl Keller interviewed. The Dickinsonian endorses Walter Mondale for U.S....

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Dickinson's nascent computer science program suffers from increased incidence of vandalism to computer terminals, thefts. Thousands of dollars of damage done with computer science staff working intently on repairs. Pass-Fail grades reviewed at national level; Dickinson policies on pass-fail...

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Dickinson makes one million dollar commitment to improving college scientific equipment. Grants allow college to purchase microscopes among other equipment, scanning electron microscope donated by Dupont Inc. Possibility of a national drinking age by 1986 debated. Students support Oxfam with...

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The Faculty Committee on Personnel redesigns student course evaluations, focusing on gaining both quantitative and qualitative information from students. Library criticized as missing the mark on collection breadth and availability, facility design. Union Station to feature pizza-making option;...

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