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Fall 9-29-1944

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Soldiers ? Sailors ? Marines ? No!—’tis only the Freshmen

With the cries of military “Attention" still resounding in their ears, the newest regiment of freshmen were put to the tests of obedience to senior martial law which reigned supreme from September 20 to September’ -2, during the annual freshman initiation.

The Pearl Harbor class of 1945, under its chairman, Catherine Fennessey. decided to pre- sent this year's hazing in the guise of army life! The seniors. as colonels, determined that what the initiation might lack in length would be accounted for in the thoroughness and just retribution for the unlucky “G. I.'s. A composite of tradition and “up-to-the-minute” wit was used to good effect in the regulations with which the former privates are now only too familiar.


Freshman hazing; photograph of Administration Building Dwight Hall; resignation of Catherine Brosnan; Hiring of Mrs. Hazel Dingman to (art department), Miss Madeline Monroe to (clothing department), and Mr. Isadore Isenberg (physics and biology department).


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Framingham, MA


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The Gatepost, v14, issue 01