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1914 In response to declining academic performance among fraternity pledges, the University
adopted new frat policies limiting rushing hours to 12:45 to 8:00 p.m. and prohibiting members from recruiting University High School students. The Magazine attempted to set prospective brothers aright, warning that the first year of college is not free for loafing: “No man who runs on the track can loaf in his first furlong and expect to finish near the leaders.”
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Service sector
Cataloging University volunteer efforts, photographer Lloyd DeGrane captured Chicago students donating time and effort to communities, organizations, and individuals throughout the city.
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Affirmative advocate
Defending affirmative action and big business, Maureen Mahoney, JD’78, has a caseload that’s supreme.
Not many lawyers receive fan mail or flowers from anonymous admirers. But not many lawyers have won a landmark case defending affirmative action—last year’s University of Michigan Law School suit, which some commentators have called the most significant civil-rights case in decades—before today’s conservative Supreme Court. “I must say I enjoyed the fan mail,” laughs Maureen Mahoney, JD’78. “But it’s not something I expect or need for every case.”
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