The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
April 4, 1997 Vol. 50 No. 31
“Knowledge Does Not Come Cheap: Students anticipate tuition increase”
Story lists tuition and increases at Widener and comparable schools and changes in student loans.
“Superman Stops Comet! The Dome Swaps Sky-Cam for Hubble Telescope”
April fool satire includes photo of unidentified person in a Superman costume.
This is one of several fake April Fool’s Day stories editors have inserted throughout this issue.
“Editorial: The Registration Nightmare”
Writer suggests that registration be changed to a less hectic time of the year and other possible improvements.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: IF YOU COULD BE ANYONE IN THE WORLD FOR ONE DAY, WHO WOULD IT BE? WHY?
25 students responded to the question: If you could be anyone in the world for one day, who would it be? Why? Includes 8 photos.
“Letters to the Editor”
“More Snack Bar Controversy”
Suggestions for new snack bar.
“Group Therapy Revisited”
Response to article in March 21st Dome.
“Undergraduate of the Week”
Nikki Parker is a senior Accounting major. She is associated with a number of honor societies and organizations. Story includes photo of Parker.
Suggested safety precautions from three year resident assistant Mark Sendek.
“Not Too ‘Fatigued’ To Dine”
The Pioneer Battalion Annual Dining In ceremony was held at the Media Townhouse Restaurant on March 21st.
English learning program changes hands.
“College Essays For Sale: Is it Plagiarism Or ‘Inspiration By Example’?”
IvyEssays is a company that sells customized packages of successful admissions essays to college applicants.
“Dan Horn: An Extraordinary Comedian”
Will appear at Widener on April 19th.
“Widener University’s Jammin’ ’97 Spring Carnival”
Event on April 26th.
“Viva Old Main”
April Fool’s satire on Elvis.
“New Food Service Coming To Widener”
Another April Fool’s story.
“Spring Blizzard Flops Daffodils”
April Fool’s story.
“It’s Not A Bird Or A Plane. It’s Hale-Bopp, the Comet!”
Includes facts about the comet and photo.
“Anti-Athlete of the Week”
April Fool’s satire of a regular feature.
“This Week at Widener”
“Athlete of the Week”
Freshman Melissa Kellam is a Biology/Pre Med major and a member of the softball team.