The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
February 23, 1996 Vol. 50 No. 9
“Widener Celebrates 175th Birthday”
Story of founding, and planned activities and events including an all student art show and academic conferences.
“Two Widener Students Honored By State Education Association”
Barbara Briddes, a junior computer science, and Gail McCoach a senior social work major were both named outstanding students by the Pennsylvania Association for Adult and Continuing Education. Story includes photos of Briddes and McCoach.
“Mac Center To Be Renovated”
Dr. Bruce will discuss changes at the next Student Government Association meeting. No date for meeting yet. SGA learned of the changes at their February 13th meeting.
“Hotel and Restaurant School Receives Grant”
Grant of $25,000 was awarded by the Statler Foundation, which will be used to buy computer equipment.
“A Page Right Out of History”
A summary of the history of what is now Widener University.
Dome editorial on changes in the paper and asking for more students to help.
“Question of the Week”
Five students respond to the question: Are you aware the Widener has a newspaper? If so, what do you think of it?
“OP/ED: Safety is a Shared Responsibility”
Campus Safety Director, Stratis Skoufalos stresses that safety is a shared responsibility.
Story also lists shuttle bus service, campus safety officers on foot patrol, emergency red phones, some escort service and other campus safety measures. Several students interviewed expressed concern or were unaware of the current safety policy.
“Off-Campus Events: Guys and Dolls Brings Broadway to Media”
Philadelphia area events and venues.
“What’s Up at Widener”
Campus activities and events.
“A jar of olives, a skull and a mom—The Tie That Binds???”
Review of Eileen Kennedy-Dyne’s 19 piece exhibit.
“Cheers and Jeers”
Student comments on the good and the bad around campus.
“Let’s Talks Trash: Recycling on the Widener Campus”
On the recycling of things and ideas.
“Music News and Reviews”
“Prospective Engineering Students Visit Widener”
Nearly 50 students from Overbrook High School spent Valentine’s Day at Widener.
A similar visit is planned for a group from Central High School for April 25th.
“Science Professors Receive National Grant”
Four of Widener’s science professors received grants from the National Science Foundation to develop a Physiological Ecology class.
“Ameye Heads to Austria”
Senior Vic Ameye, the Pioneers star quarterback was one of only two Americans chosen to participate in semi pro football in Austria.
“Swim Team Bids Farewell to Seniors”
February 4th was the last meet for team captains Jim O’Malley, Irene Mullen and Carrie Bissett.
Includes photo of Widener swim team