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From the archives: March 25 – March 31

This week: dropouts, Final Four and Springfest


March 27, 1952

“Columnist Cites Reasons For Student Failures”

By Nick Lambert

At one point, about 30 percent of students at the University did not make it to graduation. This columnist attributes this to a lack of willingness to work through academic challenges.


March 25, 1961

“The Students’ Professor” 

By Peter L. Goodman

Robert Kent Gooch was a beloved political science professor at the University, who also happens to be the namesake behind Gooch dormitory. This article is a profile of his major career achievements up to his return to the University as the chairman of the Department of Political Science.


March 28, 1972

“10,700 Seek Entrance For Fall Semester”

By Tom Saunders

This article breaks down the acceptance statistics for the Fall 1972 semester. This marks an important event in University enrollment history, as this was the first year that women were enrolled on an equal basis with men rather than by quota.


March 26, 1984

“Faithful fans assemble to greet the Cavs”

By Ken Shaffer

“Cavaliers eliminate Hoosiers”

By Steve DeShazo

Photos by Nancy Andrews

The Cavaliers beat Indiana by a close two points, giving them a top spot in the NCAA tournament. This marked the second time that the Cavaliers made it to the Final Four.



March 30, 1999

“Concert ‘Gig’ to rock SARA’s funds”

By Sarah Torrey

Photo by Tengku Bahar

The Inter-Sorority Council held a benefit concert to support the Sexual Assault Resource Agency. Featured performers included groups like the Hullabahoos and the University Dance Club, among others.



March 29, 2007

“Springfest Fever”

By Stephanie Garcia

2007’s Springfest celebration included food, games and music to celebrate the start of the new season. The festival included a two-hour performance by musician Ben Folds.


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