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VYP of the Day: Epic 1976 Fashion Show

So this is the Providence long promised, the soaring aria of awesome, the tequila sunrise of antiquity: The 1976 yearbook spread where student organizations produced members who fit their idea of “beauty.” (It was 1976). Tragically, they didn’t include the student organization, but it really isn’t T.S. Eliot at work here. Crack open a cold [...]

VYP of the Day I: Aquatics Club 1966

Aquatics Club or whatever was the 1950s and 60s collegiate equivalent of ice dancing. Girls dressed up in funny clothes, and then embarrassed themselves. I didn’t scan the 1960 Aquatics Club page — I KNOW, I’m sorry — but imagine satin one piece bathing suits with bowties attached. It looked like the abbey was doing [...]