Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, October 27, 1938

Henry C. Hill, warden of the Federal Penitentiary in Lewisburg, gives speech on "The Problem of the Criminal" before the Young People's Fellowship at the Allison Memorial Methodist Church.  Johnny Bruner organizes a jazz band on campus composed of seven undergraduates.  The Dramatic Club continues to rehearse for "the Bat," set to perform the play on November 10.  Professor Horace E. Rogers gives speech framing the creation story in scientific terms.  Several freshmen, including Duke Hance, Bill Gunter, Sydney Jack Cypress, and Harrison Spencer are found guilty by the upperclassman "Tribunal" of breaking various freshman rules, and forced to perform a variety of embarrassing acts around campus as punishment.  The Metzger Council holds a competition in ping-pong.  Dickinson students witness a stunted plane crash on farm near Carlisle.  Dickinson is set to hold a Goblin Show and Barn Dance in celebration of Halloween on October 31.  Women's choral club elects new officers.  The International Relations Club holds its first meeting, at which Professor William D. Gould speaks.  The Social Service Committee discuss future charity projects.  Football team loses to Washington and Jefferson 14-6 at Homecoming game, and is set to play Washington College for next game.  An article by John Gruenberg, 2nd, details the short history of the Dickinson ice hockey team in the early 1930s.  Soccer to play Gettysburg on November 2nd.  The Mohler Scientific Club meets and hears Professor Wellington A. Parlin lead a discussion on "The Effects of Illumination in our Everyday Life."  Bowling team wins.   Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Sigma, and Phi Epsilon Pi are at the top of the table in inter-fraternity volleyball league after three games.  Wheel and Chain holds a senior supper at which president Mary Burttschell is honored, and the Greek Club is set to meet in Union Philosophical Hall.