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The Natatorium pool filling party in 1982.
Buckets of tears are contributed by the leaders whose pooled funds helped fund the pool.
The Old Boys club stage one final protest after being told spittoons were no longer allowed in campus offices.
"They say government is more inefficient than the private sector. What do you guys think?"
Mayor Hudnut and Chancellor Irwin yuk it up as they throw a translucent tuna into the pool to scare swimmers.
Dry cleaning costs were prohibitive, but the dress code for the volunteer bucket brigade never faltered. Even so, after the first swim meet was delayed 4 months waiting for the pool to be filled, the brigade was disbanded and water pipes were installed.
"Hey kids! Look up here!"
Is this really going to save us money on the new budget?
everyone grab a bucket, this may take a while.
I know you think tuition's too high, but here's an illustration of how much state support we actually get in comparison to our overall budget.