As Freshman Week 1970 nears it’s end (again), I’m reminded that freshmen have a lot of people to meet. I’ve heard nice stories of students finding people who would become their lifelong friends or even future spouses at freshman mixers, but all I can recall about those events is a vague feeling of anxiety and homesickness. These pictures look happier than that, but there must have been some sweaty palms somewhere.
I believe I see Ron Sass in this first one, so this must be a reception or dinner event of some sort at Hanszen. There are both students and adults milling around–I assume the adults are associates, but I’m not sure:
This one looks like a strictly student function and if I’m not mistaken it must have been a casino night. Look how nicely everyone is dressed!