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The Daily Northwestern

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Overheard

“Women could only receive phone calls from men on Friday and Saturday nights. And their parents had to approve of the callers.”
— Margo Brown,
assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs and Medill ’59, on dating at NU in the ’50s

“Between balancing friends, social lives, study lives and personal time, people have no time for each other.”
— Suzie Israel,
an Education senior, on dating at NU today

“I’ve got a purple wardrobe that you wouldn’t believe. Anybody who knows me knows I go from the eye shadow to the nail polish.”
— Joy Johnson Heverly,
An NU volunteer who attended NU for two years in the ’50s

“We join you in the celebration and thank you for being here. Your permanence is assured, Northwestern.”
— Lorraine Morton,
Evanston Mayor

“Every time you zip up, think of Northwestern.”
— Ava Youngblood,
Alumni Association President, explaining how a Kellogg alumnus owns the company that produces 90 percent of the world’s zippers

“It was fun to think that this was probably the only time I will serve an 800-pound cheesecake. It takes a little bit more effort than it looks.”
— Elizabeth Glasgow,
Weinberg sophomore who helped serve about 4,000 slices of the birthday cake

“It wasn’t like a football game where people are pissed off if we lose. It wasn’t about winning or competing. It was about celebrating the essence of what it is to be a Wildcat.”
— Andrew Ellison,
Weinberg junior

“Very few people have any idea about her, and if they do have any idea of her, they think she’s responsible for liquor being outlawed on the campus until the 1970s. But that isn’t true.”
— Carolyn Gifford,
a research associate in gender studies, on Frances Willard

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