After last week’s post I got several comments from people reminiscing about their time as freshman servers. In one of those routine coincidences that I’ve come to expect, I’d scanned this document on that exact topic just a few days before. It isn’t dated and I couldn’t even make a guess from context but . . . that font. Does it suggest maybe 1970s?
Student wait staff in the dining halls was a tradition at Rice for a very long time, going all the way back to the beginning. You can see them standing at attention in this shot, taken in the commons in 1912:
And here, a jovial bunch gives us a good look at their uniforms, circa early 1930s:
I take it this is no longer a thing but I’m not clear on when it went away. As always, clarification is most welcome.
Bonus: Who knows where this is?