The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
December 5, 2008 Vol. 11 No. 5
“Five Million to Widener University”
Alumni David Oskin and his family donated five million dollars to Widener to develop a leadership institute. This was the largest single gift in Widener’s history.
“Reflections of Veterans Day”
Story includes two color photos of Widener Veteran’s Day ceremonies.
“College Costs—Understanding an Investment”
Story about why cost of college is an investment that leads to increased earning power over a lifetime, and how tuition and other funds are spent.
“Pseudo-private Racism and the reminder of work yet to be done”
Letter to editor on racism by visiting Professor Matthew Whitehead, Psy.D.
“The Hub at Widener”
The Hub on 15th and Providence Road is Phase 1 of the University Crossings revitalization project. Apartments are available with discounts for Widener students and staff.
“PRSSA visits Detroit for Conference”
Members of Widener’s Public Relations Student Society Of America chapter attended the annual conference in Detroit.
“Remember to (REGISTER TO) Vote!”
Mike Fenn on life after college and the recent election.
“The Widener 40th Anniversary Celebration”
Story about the November 1st event for WDNR alumni and current WDNR staff. Entertainment included a Pink Floyd tribute band.
“Some Random Facts”
From www.strangefacts.net .
Four students respond to question: What is your favorite thing about Thanksgiving?
“The Great Smokeout”
This is a nationwide event held this year on November 30th, to encourage smokers to quit.
“Black Friday Madness”
Written from the perspective of student who is a store employee who generally likes Black Friday.
“Sports Speakers Provide Words of Encouragement”
November 10th presentation hosted by School of Business titled “Selling Sports like Soap” for Sports Management students.
“Widener Art Gallery Welcomes the Coalition Ingenu”
The Coalition Ingenu is a nonprofit group. Exhibit runs until December 6th. Story includes color photo of artist Justin Duerr with his paintings.
“December and January Student Life Campus Events”
List of events.