The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
October 18, 1996 Vol. 50 No. 21
“Distinguished Author Speaks at Widener”
Karen Armstrong, author of “A History of God” and a former nun, spoke on October 14th. Story includes photo of Armstrong.
“Date Rape Drug Bill Signed by President”
On October 13th, President Clinton signed the bill that makes it illegal to use a drug as a weapon in an assault.
“Letters to the Editor”
Soccer Coach Stephanie McGuinness writes about comments in the previous issue and states that female college athletic teams should be called women not girls. Also includes a letter response to commentary on Bob Dole.
“Question of the Week”
Responses of four students to the question: What was your favorite Halloween costume as a kid? Includes photos.
“Clinton Gives Women A Choice”
“Bill Clinton Vetoes America’s Women”
Commentary on political candidates.
“Name that building”
Satire. The origin of names and history of several Widener buildings.
Special Halloween Pull Out Section
“Things that go bump at Widener”
Details some buildings on campus that may be haunted. Story includes photos of the Manor House and the Castle.
“A Haunted History”
Dr. J. Joseph Edgette, associate professor of Education and folklorist discusses the history of the celebration of Halloween.
“Why Halloween is the Best Holiday”
Spooky Entertainment Reviews
“This Week at Widener”
Events and sports schedules.
“Welcome to Driver’s Ed. 101”
“National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week October 21-26”
Campus wide events
Not Paying Attention in Class Page
Horoscopes, puzzles, trivia.
“Athlete of the Week”
Brian Greene, a Junior Communications major, is the quarterback for the football team. Story includes photo of Greene.