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*[[July]]-August, [[1897]]: Fever epidemic strikes campus, many students withdraw to sickbeds, five die. (The [[Chronicle]], October 1897, V.1, N.1., page 31.)
 
*[[July]]-August, [[1897]]: Fever epidemic strikes campus, many students withdraw to sickbeds, five die. (The [[Chronicle]], October 1897, V.1, N.1., page 31.)
 
*[[1946]]: The revival of [[TAPS]] for the first edition since wartime conditions caused its lapse in 1943, is threatened when only 450 cadets sign up for portraits, 35 percent of the enrollment.
 
*[[1946]]: The revival of [[TAPS]] for the first edition since wartime conditions caused its lapse in 1943, is threatened when only 450 cadets sign up for portraits, 35 percent of the enrollment.
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*[[1963]]: Tiger Band drops the cadet uniform for a modified Buckingham Queen's Guardsman-style uniform with big fur Busbee headgear which will be worn through the [[1977]] season. A purple sash is added to the ensemble, which will prove irresistable to Georgia Tech Rats at Grant Field, Atlanta, leading Tiger Band to always take the long way around the track to their seats, avoiding the Yellowjacket student section.
 
*[[1971]]: "Rat Season" gasps its last when an attempt by [[Central Spirit]] Committee and a small cadre of "sadistic upper classmen"  ([[The Tiger]], [[September 3]], [[1971]]) fails to revive the hazing practices. In [[1970]], [[Rat Pacts]] were handed out by a small platoon of dedicated traditionalists (freshman variety), and the final [[Rat Olympics]] was staged. It will become the Tiger Paw Olympics in 1971. [[Clemson University]] ROTC becomes elective and open to women.
 
*[[1971]]: "Rat Season" gasps its last when an attempt by [[Central Spirit]] Committee and a small cadre of "sadistic upper classmen"  ([[The Tiger]], [[September 3]], [[1971]]) fails to revive the hazing practices. In [[1970]], [[Rat Pacts]] were handed out by a small platoon of dedicated traditionalists (freshman variety), and the final [[Rat Olympics]] was staged. It will become the Tiger Paw Olympics in 1971. [[Clemson University]] ROTC becomes elective and open to women.
 
*[[2005]]: [[Tiger Band]] adopts new jumpsuit with reversible tunic uniform.  For the first time, the uniform is dyed in proper [[Northwestern purple]], the official shade of the Clemson colors.
 
*[[2005]]: [[Tiger Band]] adopts new jumpsuit with reversible tunic uniform.  For the first time, the uniform is dyed in proper [[Northwestern purple]], the official shade of the Clemson colors.

Revision as of 01:53, 3 November 2008

Wikipedia's article on August.

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Events

  • 1890: Dr. Henry Aubrey Strode arrives at Clemson from the University of Mississippi.
  • July-August, 1897: Fever epidemic strikes campus, many students withdraw to sickbeds, five die. (The Chronicle, October 1897, V.1, N.1., page 31.)
  • 1946: The revival of TAPS for the first edition since wartime conditions caused its lapse in 1943, is threatened when only 450 cadets sign up for portraits, 35 percent of the enrollment.
  • 1963: Tiger Band drops the cadet uniform for a modified Buckingham Queen's Guardsman-style uniform with big fur Busbee headgear which will be worn through the 1977 season. A purple sash is added to the ensemble, which will prove irresistable to Georgia Tech Rats at Grant Field, Atlanta, leading Tiger Band to always take the long way around the track to their seats, avoiding the Yellowjacket student section.
  • 1971: "Rat Season" gasps its last when an attempt by Central Spirit Committee and a small cadre of "sadistic upper classmen" (The Tiger, September 3, 1971) fails to revive the hazing practices. In 1970, Rat Pacts were handed out by a small platoon of dedicated traditionalists (freshman variety), and the final Rat Olympics was staged. It will become the Tiger Paw Olympics in 1971. Clemson University ROTC becomes elective and open to women.
  • 2005: Tiger Band adopts new jumpsuit with reversible tunic uniform. For the first time, the uniform is dyed in proper Northwestern purple, the official shade of the Clemson colors.
  • 2006: Work is completed late in the month on the new WSBF transmission tower, replacing one that failed after a lightning strike in December 2005.


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