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YMCA holds convention in Carlisle. President R. L. Dashiell resigns; President James A. McCauley is inaugurated. The administration considers creating a reading room.

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...

The Belles Lettres and Union Philosophical Society elect officers for the coming year.  The Union Philosophical Society holds its centennial anniversary.  A call is made for the creation of an athletic field for the students.  Some Dickinson...

Commencement is held.  Bishop Foss holds a sermon for the YMCA.  The Junior Oratorical Contest is held is Bosler Hall.  Class Day is celebrated by the Class of 1889.  The Belles Lettres and Union Philosophical Societies elect officers and...

Steam heating installed on campus. Belles Lettres Society renovates and refurnishes its room. W. C. Allison pays college's YMCA debt of $300.

Belles Lettres Society elects officers. Athletic Association creates a committee to increase membership. Field Day is reinstated. Dickinson sends representatives to the District YMCA Convention. Emory Hall is prepared to house a new Law...

Glee Club takes performance tour. Belles Lettres Society and Union Philosophical Society hold a debate on tariffs. Senior Class takes a Ride. YMCA elects officers. A bowling tournament is held. YMCA holds joint meeting with the Carlisle YMCA...

A new German fraternity, Das Goethe Kranzchen, is an object of some mystery. The faculty create the Students Intermediary Committee to bring students' concerns to their attention; Mills '91, Lewis '91, Neal '91, Fasick '92, Stephens '92, Wooden...

Program for commencement week. YMCA elects officers. Cole and Walkley prizes for declamation are awarded. UPS holds elections; H. M. Stephens is president. Belles Lettres holds elections; Chester N. Ames is president. Montgomery P. Sellers...

Alpha Zeta Phi takes annual ride. Football schedule. YMCA holds annual reception. List of members of freshman class. Complaints about inadequate space within college dormatories.

Dickinson football defeats Pennsylvania College and is defeated by Haverford College and State College. YMCA holds week of prayer. President and Mrs. Reed hold annual reception. Glee Club does not reform.  Some students are criticized for...

Mrs. Mary O'Hara Spring and Miss Matilda W. Denny of Pittsburgh donate two properties on Main Street to the college; President Reed hopes to build a recitation hall on the O'Hara Spring property, which becomes Denny Hall.  The Denny property is...

Annual mid-winter athletic exhibition is held. Alpha Zeta Phi holds second annual reception. YMCA elects officers; McNeil is president. Freshman Angella E. Harry dies after a long illness. Dickinson becomes a founding member of the Pennsylvania...

The editors write on starting the new year off well and liberal education.  Rev. Robert W. Rogers, English Bible Chair, leaves Dickinson.  His courses are to be distributed among other professors, and so the editors propose establishing a Chair...

The process of competing for membership on The Dickinsonian board is explained, and the types of submissions wanted are described.  Training in oratory is lauded.   Participation in YMCA is encouraged.  The editors respond to the...

The editors comment on compulsory attendance at the Day of Prayer, and the faculty's role in encouraging and participating in Christian activities.  The chapter hall of Beta Theta Pi is moved from the Bosler building to the McLaughlin building. ...

Professors Morris W. Prince and John F. Mohler join the faculty. The YWCA and YMCA hold a reception to welcome the new students. Separate Weekly Dickinsonian and monthly Dickinsonian publications planned for the year. New Bible...

The names and home towns of the new students are published.  Dr. Reed travels to Clifton Springs, NY to recover his health after an overly busy summer.  YMCA's schedule of events is announced.  Laboratory space in the Scientific Building is...

Dr. Reed returns and encourages the student body in regular physical exercise.  The upcoming YMCA concert by the Wilczek Concert Company is announced, and a description of the performers provided.  Newly completed Denny Hall to be opened for...

The senior and junior class election results announced.  The Allison Law Society and Dickinson Law Society announce their new officers.  The question of silver versus gold standard for currency is debated.  The law students hold regular Moot...

Annual Week of Prayer for Colleges upcoming.  John DeWitt Miller to give a lecture, hosted by the YMCA.  Dr. Prince is made an honorary member of the Union Philosophical Society.  Many students returned home to vote in the presidential election...

The fourth YMCA entertainment of the year to be the Kellogg Bird Carnival and Concert Co. The editors advocate for a revision of the incoherent Dickinson yell.  Examination prizes announced.  Raven's Claw have a new pin.

The YMCA raises money for missionaries.  The results of the Athletic Association's annual officer election are announced.  Students are strongly encouraged to buy tickets for future Star Course events.  The Belles Lettres Literary Society elects...

Miss Annie Louise White provides the entertainment of the YMCA Star Course with a monologue entitled "Flirts and Matrons" on the life of a modern society woman.    Dickinson alumn William R. Claudy dies of typhoid fever.  

The Baltimore Alumni Association of Dickinson College holds their second annual reunion at the Merchants' Club in Baltimore, Maryland.  The YMCA holds its annual officer elections.

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