Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 7, 1983

Jorge Luis Borges opened his symposium on Wednesday night by giving a lecture on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and engaging the audience with a question and answer period. Yale's Insider's Guide to the Colleges drew negative responses from Dickinson's administration after the guide claimed that alcohol and "dope" were a large part of Dickinson's social scene. Professor Robert Dunn is offering a summer course in New York City regarding trends in writing and publishing. The Carlisle Planning Commission's decision to allow four unrelated persons to live in the same house together is met with protest from some townspeople. The IFC seeks to modify Greek Week to make it longer and less party-oriented. An editorial praises the Arts House's production of Equus. Brian Sahd writes an editorial criticizing apathy and cynicism on Dickinson's campus. Vijaya Prabhakar played a concert of South Indian music with the veena before a packed crowd in Memorial Hall. Julie Sanders reviews the Arts House's production of "Eqqus." Photographic essay, "Street Kids - Carlisle 1983," by Suzanne Kreiter and Paul Drake. Bill Pritchard writes about the difficulty of writing a play. The Men's Tennis team beat Susquehanna in their first match, while losing to Franklin & Marshall in their first home match. The women's softball team lost to Franklin & Marshall. The men's track team defeated Lycoming in their first meet of the year. Baseball beats Lebanon Valley in their first doubleheader. Wendy Simmons profiles Joe McEvoy, the coach of Dickinson's swim team.