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From the Archives: Sept. 18 – Sept. 24

This week: Fraternity history, Bob Dylan, and football rivalries

This week — Fraternity history, Bob Dylan, and football rivalries


September 18, 1952

“New Students Hear Darden Speak; Customs and Traditions are Pointed Out”

By Karl B. Knust, Jr.

President Darden lectures the first-year men on the Honor System, work-life balance, and gentlemanly behavior.


September 18, 1964

“First-Year Men Briefed On Local Slang, Jargon”

Excerpted from “Jeffersonian”

Enjoy this tutorial on the slang heard around Grounds in the 1960s!


September 24, 1976

“Fraternities at the University still raising roofs, eyebrows”

By Anne McIntosh

Coinciding with Greek rush, this article details the long history and criticisms of fraternities at the University.


September 21, 1988

“Dylan rocks in U-hall”

By Alan Greenblatt

The “legendary” singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performed at the university on September 19, 1988, the same night as the Human Rights Now! benefit concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


September 24, 1993

“Cavs aim to destroy Dukes”

By Mark Wetzstein

Photo by Russell Efird

With the 2023 football season fully underway, take a look back at a preview of the highly anticipated Duke at Virginia game 30 years ago, under Head Coach George Welsh.


September 24, 2008

“Boylan Heights”

By Lindsey Wagner

In this review of a newly-opened Boylan Heights, the large burgers and preppy atmosphere were praised while the fries were deemed “cold and squishy”.


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