Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, February 27, 1985

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity charged with harassment and failure to comply with College regulations after an alleged paddling incident. Dickinson College, President Samuel A. Banks, and Alpha Chi Rho fraternity named, with seven others, as defendants in a lawsuit filed by Dickinson Sophomore Scott W. Sinning. No comment from either of the defendants, no comment from plaintiff. Student Food Service workers gain pay increase. College vandalism up, 400-1000 more incidents in 1985 than previous year. Initiation of the London program for the study of the humanities delayed for one year. Mathews House becomes new Arts House. Dickinsonian profiles Student Senate candidates. Special section profiles Public Affairs Symposium. Speakers included David Gergen, former Communications Director for the Reagan Administration; Cornell sociologist Rose Goldsen; and former White House Press Secretary Jody Powell. Mermaid Players present "On the Razzle" to great success. Black Arts Festival to feature local lecturers, poets, music, and a performance of the musical "Ain't Misbehavin'". New weight room beneath Biddle Field stands nears completion. Gettysburg defeats Dickinson at Middle Atlantic Conference swimming finals. Women's basketball falls to Gettysburg in championship finals. Men's basketball finishes season with a loss to Western Maryland.