Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, February 16, 1978

This issue features an article on an increase of cocaine use in the United States. "The Dickinsonian" had released a survey on cocaine in the previous edition and received minimal results back, stating that out of the responses all except two had at least tried cocaine once. Female enrollment at colleges nationwide increases, and can be seen at Dickinson with 308 freshmen women enrolled compared to 240 men. Sorority rushees have also increased, causing discussion for the creation of a fourth sorority. Student Senate candidates are featured in an article. Four Dickinson College sports greats are being inducted in the Hall of Fame: Arthur D. Kahler the first non-alumnus to be inducted into the Hall of Fame for coaching football, William D. Reese who played track, baseball, basketball and football, Dr. William Angle who played football, basketball and track, Patsy Hitchens Shaver who played field hockey and is the first woman ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. Peter Englemann sets a swim team record for the 200 yard breaststroke. The Women's Swim Team gave its best performance of the last three years against Gettysburg.

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