Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, November 14, 1984

Dickinson makes one million dollar commitment to improving college scientific equipment. Grants allow college to purchase microscopes among other equipment, scanning electron microscope donated by Dupont Inc. Possibility of a national drinking age by 1986 debated. Students support Oxfam with fast sponsored by the Chaplain's Office. Beta Theta Pi sponsors 'pole-sitting' marathon for Carlisle charity. Calvin Hill, former NFL player, speaks on the dangers of alcohol abuse and recreational drug use in the League and in society at-large. Dickinsonian editorial staff criticizes scientific facilities, calls for safe driving practices. Kerry Keys, Perry County native, gives poetry reading. Italian pianist Almerindo D'Amato gives performance. Robert W. Corrigan speaks on the challenges facing contemporary theater, citing Modernist theater as irrelevant, post-Modernist theater serves as way forward. Women's Swimming finds success against Ursinus in season opener. Men's and Women's Basketball gear up for early season. Football falls to Ursinus, ending season with 1-9 overall record.