Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 24, 1937

The Guest Day issue of the Dickinsonian. The annual celebration of Founder’s Day turns into a double celebration with the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Bill Depp wins the Skull and Key Award for Outstanding Activity. Pennsylvanians celebrate the 146th birthday of former US President and Dickinson grad James Buchanan. The Debate Team wins against Ursinus. A faculty conference yielded the decisions that senior examinations in each department should be required of the majors in that department, and that some form of reading periods should be worked out in order to have time to study for these exams. The cast of the senior play The Young Idea is announced. An article promoting international understanding is published after the 1937 war budgets of France, Germany, England, Italy, Russia, and the United States are published. It is announced that there will be three foreign exchange students at Dickinson next year. C.E. Miller, meteorologist, tells the Dickinsonian that Carlisle’s weather is no worse than anywhere else. The Dickinson baseball team beats Bucknell. The track team wins a meet at Susquehanna University. The annual spring tennis tournament for women is to start the following week.