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April 19

Bella Abzug

  • 1975 - The Library Club, a private nightspot, opens on US 123 By-pass across from the train station, and immediately east of Lamar's, managed by Charles "Spoon" Huggins. For the next year or so it will become very trendy among students to carry a "Library Card".
  • 1975 - The Union sponsors Bengal Ball at the Y Beach. Performances by the Mission Mountain Wood Band with Brothers and Sisters.
  • 1978 - Former U.S. Congresswoman Bella Abzug (pictured) appears on campus as part of the Speakers Bureau series, and expounds on young people's participation in activist movements, especially women's rights. The Young Democrats hold a reception after the speech.
  • 1980 - Orange & White football game; Eighth Annual Bengal Ball held at Y Beach. Rock Mountain and Marshall Chapman perform.

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