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February 17, 2018


January 22, 2018

Old School: Called by the bell

Beginning in the 1840s, a bell was used to rouse students for class and chapel, a ritual they despised. There were various student efforts to silence the bell and its successor. Eventually, a peal of five bells played from a tower in the newly designed library, and later the Baird Carillon became a fixture in Burton Memorial Tower.

January 22, 2018

Campus briefs

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