The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
October 31, 2008 Vol. 11 No. 4
“Senator Obama Visits Widener”
Senator Obama visited Widener campus on October 28th. He addressed a rain-soaked crowd estimated at 8,000. Story includes two color photos of the Senator Obama speaking with a large number of people in the background.
“Braving the Rain For Politics”
Story discusses some of the problems and inconvenience due to security and weather conditions. Continued on page 3 with additional color photos.
“Pepper Spray causes Evacuation”
Three of Widener dormitories were evacuated on the morning of October 8th because of a mysterious odor that turned out to be pepper spray.
Coverage of Senator Obama’s visit does not imply endorsement.
“Who is Joe the Plumber?”
Story about the person who became an issue during the Presidential candidate’s debate.
“Debate Watch 2008: Countdown to Election Day”
Report and comments about October 15th presidential candidate’s debate.
“Welcome Back, Widener TV”
Story about the station’s organization, operation and programming. Includes color photo of Widener students on set in TV studio.
“Fresh Baked Theater Co. to Perform ‘The Mischief Makers’”
Performances scheduled for November 9th and November 16th. Includes color photo of cast members Rosie McNeill and Amy Faith Naylor in costume.
“Editorial: Credit Card Fraud”
Story about how fake internet web sites can fraudulently acquire and use credit card information, with tips to avoid becoming a victim.
“The Blue Route Runs Its Way to Widener”
The Blue Route is the Widener’s first online literary journal, with pieces collected from local high schools.
“Paul Rusesabagina Speaks about Hotel Rwanda”
Paul Rusesabagina, whose story is told in the movie Hotel Rwanda, spoke on October 27th about the genocide in Rwanda. Included color photo of Rusesabagina.
“Feed the Hungry”
Food drive on campus to collect food in bins at various campus locations for the hungry in Chester.
“Obama vs. McCain: The Facts”
Chart showing positions of candidates on major issues.
“Varying Positions on the Obama Event”
Complaints, comments and complements on the handling of the event.
“The Democratic Donkey and the Republican Elephant”
Story behind the symbols.
“Obama’s Rally for Change”
Some of the reasons Mr. Obama chose to visit Widener. Story includes color photo of President Harris at event dressed in raincoat and Widener cap.
“Widener Men’s Lacrosse Team Plays in HEADstrong Tournament”
Event held October 11th, at Ridley High School to raise money for the HEADstrong Foundation that funds education and research about blood cancers. Includes photo of the game.
“Grumpy Old Mike”
Mike Fenn writes about life after college. Story includes picture of Dennis the Menace
“Project Vote Smart to Park National Bus Tour at Widener November 3rd”
Project Vote Smart is a national non partisan research organization. Includes picture of red, white, and blue Vote Smart tour bus.