Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 6, 2001

President Durden announces the graduation speaker for this year, Dr. David Kessler, M.D. Women's Studies earns a status as an official major. The borough of Carlisle is discussing putting in street-level flashing lights at the high street cross walk between the Weiss Center and the main campus. Dr. Mark Gilbert will come to campus to discuss the upcoming General Elections in Europe. An editorial criticizes the signs in the HUB featuring famous Dickinson alumni. Adam Ferullo writes a column on President Bush's decision to federally fund faith-based initiatives. Luke Fronefield writes a column on green ketchup. A news column featuring the philanthropic activities of the Inter-fraternity Council appears. The Student Senate discusses new discounts for Dickinson students at downtown Carlisle restaurants. Five students are asked what the best April Fool's prank they have ever heard of is. The women's groups on campus met to "Celebrate Women's Voices" in six days of college-sponsored activities. Some students took to the Appalachian trail for seven days of spring break. Five members of Teachers for Tomorrow went to New York City for a two day program on teaching foreign languages. Some students went to West Virginia over spring break to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. On April 3rd, Professor Andrea Lieber led a Feminist Passover Seder. Posters warning against drinking and rape on Dickinson's campus were criticized by many members of the male Dickinson campus. The HUB All-Night was enjoyed by both students who were drunk and those who were not. Dean Jo Anne Brown's paintings were displayed for a few weeks at the Trout Gallery. Laura Camberg writes a piece on the problems with maintaining long-distance relationships which began in high school. DPS has begun to crack down on skateboarding on Dickinson's campus. Strangefolk will play at Dickinson for the college's spring concert. Piatto is reviewed. Equestrian team has been succeeding in competition. Camie McComas writes a piece on the difficulty of maintaining one's academics in the face of Dickinson's rigorous academics.