1970 to 1979
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Susquehanna University's school newspaper, The Crusader, was first formed in the fall of 1891, under the name of The Institute Journal. Susquehanna University's 5th president, Jonathan Dimm, edited the...
Crusader; Newspapers; Truver, Scott; Gates, Signe; Susquehanna University;
The Housing and Boarding section of the 1970 Susquehanna University Bulletin reminds students of requirements for living on campus. It clearly states that there is no campus housing for married students....
Dormitories; Marriage; Students; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University responded to the energy crisis in 1974. While the university heated with coal rather than oil, other changes were made to conserve energy for the greater good.
Energy Crisis; Conservation of natural resources; Susquehanna University;
Your vote counts, well, this might be a poor example. Susquehanna University Young Democrats showed their support for their party’s nominee, George McGovern. Members of the group are shown here hanging...
Susquehanna University Young Democrats; McGovern, George; Presidential elections; Susquehanna University;
The University’s Board of Directors named the Weber Chapel Auditorium in honor of the growth the University experienced under the administration of Dr. Gustave W. Weber.
Weber, Gustave; Chapel Auditorium; Weber Chapel; Susquehanna University;
Victor Rislow, Associate Professor of Music, was the founder and first director of the S.U. Jazz Ensemble. He is shown here with the band in 1974.
Susquehanna University Jazz Ensemble; Rislow, Victor; Bands; Performances; Susquehanna University;
The Computer Center is described in the 1974 Susquehanna University Bulletin.
Computer Center; Computers; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University was not immune to the use of marijuana and other narcotics. This article in the Crusader reminds students of the penalties of being caught and arrested with marijuana.
Marijuana; Penalties; Susquehanna University;
An aerial view of Susquehanna University campus in 1976.
Aerial photographs; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University Theatre
The 1976 performance of “Hello, Dolly!” was dedicated to President Weber after the announcement of his retirement.
Performances; Hello, Dolly!; Susquehanna University; Theatrical productions;
Going green is not new to the SU community. Rather than celebrating Earth Day, students attending the university in 1971 celebrated a week of ecological awareness.
Earth Day; Ecology; Susquehanna University;
In this photo a student kneels next to her adopted grandmother on one of her weekly visits to a local nursing home. "Adopt a grandparent" was a volunteer program supported by Susquehanna University.
Adopt a grandparent; Community service; Susquehanna University;
Because of a misunderstanding in the meal time dress code, the dress code policy was rewritten, and apologies were given to the 101 violators reported to the University Administration, in March of 1971....
Dress code; Susquehanna University;
By the 1970s the student dress code had become relaxed, but not too relaxed. When dining in the University Dining Hall, students were expected to "dress appropriately" and to wear shoes or sandals. It...
Dress code; Susquehanna University;
Rugby came to Susquehanna University in 1971. It was started by James Handlan of the Math Department. Handlan also helped start the ice hockey team in 1975.
Rugby; Alessandra, Anthony; Basti, John; Bersin, Robert; Brinser, Steven; Dunn, David; Evans, Paul; Filbey, Russell; Fina, Michael; Horn, Edward; Kelley, Terence; Madison, Edward; Maggi, Gary; Marinari, John; Meyer, Karl; Ober, James; Olingy, Mark; Perrine, David; Phipps, Robert; Rees, Robert; Rose, Thomas; Salvesen, Douglas; Schroeder, Alan; Staggers, Harry; Thomas, William; Truver, Scott; Wick, David; Williams, George; Sports; Susquehanna University;
The Portable Newport Folk Festival
The Portable Newport Folk Festival, a traveling version of the Newport Folk Festival held in Newport Rhode Island, entertained students and community members in Susquehanna University’s Chapel Auditorium...
Portable Newport Folk Festival; Music; Concerts; Concert posters; Folk music; Susquehanna University;
Flood of 1972
Susquehanna University survived Hurricane Agnes and opened its doors to those left homeless or stranded by the flood. This photo of the Campus Center Dining Hall shows evacuees, Civil Defense workers and...
Hurricane Agnes; Floods; Campus Center; Susquehanna University;
President Weber announced his committee to review Susquehanna University’s compliance with Title IX in this newspaper article.
Title IX; Weber, Gustave; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University didn’t let the country’s Bicentennial pass by without celebration. Campus events included lectures, films, musical performances, and field trips culminating in a costume ball...
Centennial celebrations; Masquerades; Speakers; Trivia; Susquehanna University;
A student uses the teletype keyboard linked to the Burroughs B5700 computer by phone in the Susquehanna University Computer Center.
Computer Center; Burroughs B5700; Computers; Students; Susquehanna University;
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