Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, November 1888

Dickinson is represented at a YMCA Convention in Allentown.  The Glee Club begins planning for concerts. A bonfire on campus on Halloween night causes a well-publicized scuffle between the Carlisle Chief of Police and a combined detachment of firefighters from Mechanicsburg and Carlisle.  Alumni make gifts to the college to fund the purchase of books and reference materials.  Professor Himes plans a lecture series for Seniors to take place in the Jacob Tome Scientific Building.  Professor Fletcher Durell is conferred a Ph.D. from Princeton College.  The football team for the year is selected.  Dickinson loses a football game to Bucknell, and ties another with State College.  At a follow-up game against State College, Dickinson wins by a score of 16-0.  Phi Delta Theta breaks ground for a tennis court on the south side of Bosler Hall, near Main Street.