Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, October 10, 1940

The passage of the Selective Service Act requires ninety-two of the colleges' four hundred and twelve male students and seven faculty members to register for the United States military. This is the first peace-time conscription in the history of the nation. Senior women prepare to move into a new dormitory called Hayes House, allowing them to leave Metzger Hall and the strict restrictions that come with living there. Two women enroll for the Civilian Pilot Training Program. The Freshman and Sophomore rules will both be enforced by a rebuilt Student Tribunal. A poll is conducted to determine the political ideology of campus. The results overwhelmingly favor the republican presidential candidate. Intramural tennis and volleyball teams call for members.