The Dome is the Student Newspaper of Pennsylvania Military College, PMC Colleges, Widener College and Widener University.
October 24, 1997 Vol. 51 No. 6
“What everyone should know about financial aid”
Misconceptions and basic facts addressed by Director of Financial Aid. Dome News Editor, Kathleen Gallagher, interviews Ethel Desmarais, Director of Financial Aid
“Clinton plans ‘army’ of college tutors to battle illiteracy”
The President said he hopes to enlist 100,000 college students as tutors in America Reads Challenge program using work study funds.
“Enrollment lower by comparison to previous years”
Widener enrollment is down with a total of 2,200 students for the 1997-1998 school year.
Comment about the new cable TV package.
“Question of the Week”
Nine students responded to the question: What did you do for fall break? Includes three photos.
“Letters to the Editor”
Includes a letter about lack of locker and shower facilities in the new fitness center for commuter students and a letter about suicide awareness.
“Journalist to speak on myths about welfare families”
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Zucchino will speak about his book: Myth of the Welfare Queen on November 3rd.
“What’s Up at Widener”
“Video Rentals” and “Singles”
Top 10 lists.
“Widener Sports Scoreboard”
October 9 – 21, 1997