Looking Back: Class of 1971

Our next Reunion Weekend will celebrate the 50th reunion of the Class of 1971. Take a look back with our quiz.

 Yearbook Image hero Photo by Endicott Archives
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Yearbook Image black and white fencingIt was a year that saw the voting age lowered to 18, the opening of Walt Disney World, and the Apollo 14 mission to the moon. A gallon of gas cost 40 cents and a movie ticket $1.50. Majors at Endicott included advertising, English, music, speech, economics, chemistry, hotel management, radio-television, retailing, and secretarial, to name just a few. Physical education activities available to students included archery, bowling, badminton, fencing, golf, scuba diving, modern dance, and tennis. 

Take our quiz below for a peek back at 1971.

1. Which of these was not listed as an achievement of Student Council in the 1970–71 year?
a. Extended curfews
b. Sponsoring a contest to select a student to represent Endicott in the Glamour magazine’s Top 10 College Girls Contest
c. Adding a coffee shop to campus
d. Increased student representation on College committees

2. The 1970–71 academic year was inaugural for which club?
a. Broadcast Club
b. Camera Club
c. Current Affairs Forum
d. Ecology Club
e. Women’s Athletic Association

3. The Dasicotts club was made up of:
a. Freshmen 
b. Commuter students
c. Theater students
d. Gardening Club members

Answers: 1. C, 2. D, 3. B