Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 1, 1939

Over one hundred delegates from the member papers of the Intercollegiate Newspaper Association gather at Dickinson for the Spring Convention of the organization, recognizing its 20th Anniversary.  500 attend concert by Dickinson College Symphony Orchestra.  Dr. Wilbur V. Mallalieu addresses the Union Philosophical Society on "The Need of Philosophy" at a banquet.  The Sixth Annual Inter-collegiate Conference on Government opened at the Penn-Harris Hotel, with Dickinson delegates attending.  Alpha Sigma Gamma proposes a reorganization of advertising for the Microcosm and the Dickinsonian.  Student Chapel Committee to hold religious program Tuesday.  "The Shining Hour" by the Dramatic Club is reviewed.  Robber Lewis, the "Robbin Hood" of Pennsylvania of the early 19th Century, is profiled.  The Dramatic Club enters Leland Jones' "Swamp Spirit" in the Collegiate Dramatic Conference of the Pennsylvania Cultural Olympics.  John Bunting wins All-College Oratorical Contest.  The Pan-Hellenic week is set to begin soon.  Four Juniors win Junior Blazers, signs of excellence in Athletics.  Coach Kahler picks his select students for the track team out of a pool of 40.  Phi Kappa Sigma wins the intramural track meet.  Bernadine Zeigler and Ruth Porter are the high scorers in bowling for the year.  The Social Survey group tours Armstrong Cork Company in Lancaster.  The Dickinson College Social Committee gives a full account of its finances.  George H. Jones, Jr., wins the Class of 1902 Award.  Herbert Somerson and Harold Foster debate on the question of isolation with two delegates from Franklin and Marshall.