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Dads through the decades

4. A University student talks on a landline telephone in 1970.

By Bridget Hynes

November 11, 2014

Imagine a time when yearly college tuition was in the hundreds, every dorm room had a landline phone and a Friday night beer at the bar cost ten cents. These alumni dads and uncles reminisce about their college years during the 50s, 70s and 80s: 1. “Dates were going to a movie, dinner or going to a...