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The Belles Lettres Society holds their anniversary celebration, with a disappointing Anniversarian speaking. The Union Philosophical Society also holds its anniversary celebration, with a more adept Anniversarian. Complaints of the marking...

Elections for the officers of the Dickinsonian for the coming year take place. Phi Kappa Psi holds their 16th Annual Symposium. Phi Kappa Sigma holds their annual session in Philadelphia. The class of 1872 holds a reunion. The...

A sum of $20 is donated to the Dickinsonian by an unnamed alumni. A new professor is welcomed to the College by serenading students at West College late in the night. Chi Phi Fraternity holds is 51st Convention. The announcement for the 92nd...

Description of the 1875 commencement.  The class of 1872 holds a reunion, which is discussed in depth.

A story is recounted of students holding a secret dance party in the basement of the Old West, which President Johnson discovered; Johnson was subsequently locked in the building, only to escape into the residence of Professor...

Alumni hold a reunion in Baltimore.  Thanksgiving Day celebrations are held at Second Presbyterian Church.  An editorial discusses “signs of the times” regarding society and its values.  Class Day elections are held early during...

Alumni hold a reunion in Baltimore. The Class Day officers are elected; G. E. Morgan is president. Class of 1871 plans a 15-year reunion.  The Alumni Association holds a meeting in Philadelphia.

Belles Lettres challenges Union Philosophical Society to a public debate. Alumni plan a Grand Centennial Reunion in Philadelphia.

An alumni reunion is held in Philadelphia. Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 87th anniversary. Charles F. Robbins, student, dies of typhoid fever, to which an article is written in memoriam.  The Belles Lettres Society and the Sigma Chi...

James Beaumont Spenser, student, dies. A Central Pennsylvania Alumni Association is formed. The science lecture room is outfitted with cases and new apparati. Phi Kappa Psi holds 17th annual symposium in Carlisle.  James Strong, D.D., Professor...

Rev. Robert Davidson, '28, Carlisle pastor, son of Dickinson's second president, dies. Emory Methodist Evangelical Church reopens, to the students' delight. The lecture room and laboratory of South College are renovated. J. W. Hendrix donates a...

Baltimore Alumni Association meets. Schedule for commencement week. Belles Lettres Society holds sixth annual oratorical contest; James C. Nicholson wins. Union Philosophical Society holds its sophomore oratorical contest. Dickinson baseball...

President McCauley's baccalaureate speech. A junior oratorical contest is held. Class day. Commencement. Alumni meeting is held. Classes of '66 and '71 hold reunions.

The first issue of The Dickinsonian after a major format change. Quick clips of news about other schools abound. An editorial on fraternities and a story on preparatory schools also appears.

Sigma Chi Fraternity holds their 11th biennial conference in Philadelphia.  The Union Philosophical Society library reaches 10,000 volumes.

A history of Chief Justice Roger Taney’s time at Dickinson, written by him, is published.  Students debate the national politics of the era.

Natural science education in schools is discussed.  Students bemoan coming examinations.

An alumnus reminisces about the long-forsaken Shakespeare Club.  The Union Philosophical Society challenges the Belles Lettres Society to a joint debate in the College chapel.  Religious meetings are held with the President of the College. ...

The Union Philosophical Society celebrates its 88th anniversary in Emory Chapel. The Belles Lettres celebrates its 91st anniversary, also in Emory Chapel.

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity holds a reunion in Carlisle. Slight changes are made to the landscaping around campus in preparation for Commencement. The Sophomores and Freshman hold a baseball game, won by a score of 36 to 12 for the class of...

Belles Lettres Society holds a sophomore oratorical contest. The Freshman begin the croquet season. The decision is made to close the college chapel. The Temperance Movement comes to Carlisle, with dramatic results. Seniors hold a shooting...

The 94th Annual Commencement is held at the college.  The new college chapel is nearing completion.  The class tree of 1977 is planted.  The Belles Lettres Society plans to add more volumes to their library.

The new chapel portion of West College is completed and finished.  Seniors are slow to leave Carlisle after Commencement.

The upper class beats the lower class in a football game, 14 to 1.  The College Glee Club organizes.

Professor Himes hopes to hold a lecture on the telephone.  Photographs of the college are taken by a Mr. Choate.  The upper and lower classmen hold a football game, which the upperclassmen win 10 to 7.

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