Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, January 1884

The good health of Dickinsonians is praised, while the religious habits of students are criticized.  Some students are criticized for their drinking habits.  Rumors arise over a possible strike of students for a reduction in boarding house rates.  The Union Philosophical Society cancels its anniversary celebration after one of the planned speakers leaves the college.  The organ used by the college is taken away by the owner, leaving the college organist with a poor quality melodeon to play during chapel.  The college orchestra is in excellent condition but lacks money for their efforts.  The contract for the construction of the new Scientific Building is awarded to Mr. A. J. Wetzel of Carlisle for a sum of $22,624.

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