Archive for April, 2011

April 4, 2011

Beware the Jabberwock

Chandler Davidson‘s “Beware the Jabberwock” column appeared regularly in the Daily Texan. (Click image to enlarge.) In the spring of the academic year in which this one appeared, the restaurant demonstrations and stand-ins began.
April 3, 2011

Larry Caroline

Becoming faculty sponsor of the Students for a Democratic Society when he did not have tenure was among the unwise career moves by Larry Caroline, assistant professor of philosophy. After UT failed to renew his contract, he never obtained another academic job. This piece by Robert A. Burns is from the December 1968 Texas Ranger. (Click image to enlarge.)
April 2, 2011

Gift suggestion

John Stalmach was the editor when a four-page “gift guide” was published in the December 1968 Texas Ranger, including this suggestion for Hub Bechtol.  (Click image to enlarge.) Frank Armstrong was the photographer. The Austin Board of Realtors had circulated a petition calling for the referendum held October 1968, in which voters rejected the Fair Housing Ordinance passed by the Austin City Council. The local law had done little more than reiterate federal law (Title Eight of the Civil Rights Act of 1968).
April 1, 2011

Campus life styles

One page from a four-page piece, “Campus Life Styles,” in the September 1967 Texas Ranger, by Glenn Whitehead and Ranger Editor Brooks Peterson. (Click image to enlarge.)