Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 20, 2001

Actress Julie Harris came to Dickinson to receive the Dickinson College Arts Award at the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium on April 9th. The Dickinson College Physical Plant and the Student Senate Grievance Committee made changes in their student service policies in attempt to improve their service quality and efficiency. At a press conference on April 19th, officials from the Washington Redskins and Dickinson College announced that the Redskins would be practicing at Dickinson for summer training camp. Members of Dickinson's sorority community hosted a Carlisle Community Easter egg hunt. The new Student Senate budget was published. Five students are asked which band they would most like to see come to campus as part of a spring concert. During the April 11 Common Hour, the six finalists of the 2001 Spring Speech Contest gave their speeches. The mock trial team is profiled. Seniors tended to like the room selection process, while freshman did not. Activist Owen Wiwa, brother of Ken Saro-Wiwa, is set to speak at Dickinson on April 27. A poll was conducting testing student opinion about the use of the new social space, "The Quarry," on campus. The 8th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner attracted many people from both the Carlisle and Dickinson communities. A poll of the student body shows that many of the rules set up by Dickinson College are not respected or followed. The Dickinson Christian Fellowship sponsored a 30-Hour Famine to awareness of hunger as social problem and to raise money for World Vision. Professor Jim Hoefler is running in a marathon to raise money for the Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties. The Flickheads film-making club will debut some of their new films on April 28th. A poll shows that freshman at the college have a varied taste in music. Lacrosse wins, track wins, and baseball wins. The rugby team is profiled. John Pappas writes a column on Tiger Woods.