Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, November 17, 1983

The all-college Student Affairs and Services Committee held an open discussion on the role alcohol plays on campus. The Beta Theta Pi fraternity's 24 hr polesitting marathon took place Friday and raised over$2000 for M.A.D.D. Author, Critic, and NYU professor Denis Donoghue presents "The Presence of the Past in the 18th Century" as the English department's Core Lecturer. The Library opens an exhibit entitled "A Thousand Days: The Kennedy Presidency" to mark the 20th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Fifty-eight Dickinson students participate as "victims" in the county-wide disaster drill coordinated by the Cumberland County Emergency Medical Services council to test the efficiency response to a large-scale disaster. The theater group Present Stage will preform "Food Fright"--A dramatization of women's obsession with food, weight, and body image, specifically focusing on Anorexia Nervosa and Bullimia. The Follies production of South Pacific falls short of expectations due to poor directing. The football team closes the season with a victory over Ursinus 24-7. The United Fraternal Football League (UFFL) closed it's first season with Phi Kappa Sigma as champions. Both the Men and Woman's swim teams defeat Ursinus in their first meet of the season.

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