It’s going to take a couple of posts to get through this but I’ll begin with the Matriculation Pledge that all new freshmen were required to sign in 1950:
And here is the 1922 document referred to in the pledge, which was read aloud to the assembled student body at the very end of the 1922 academic year. It bears close reading:
The third paragraph of the resolution would have been crystal clear (and quite pointed) to those assembled in the Physics Amphitheater that noon but I realize that it likely appears completely opaque to a reader to day. I’ll try to explain it tomorrow.
Bonus: They’re relocating a playing field.