1937 : University of Michigan Freshmen-Sophomore Fight Gets out of Hand

October 21, 2021 all-day

University President Alexander Ruthven helped break up a fight between sophomores and freshman who had turned water hoses on their traditional rivals. The sophomores pulled the pants off of more than 30 freshmen before Ruthven arrived and sent several students to the Dean’s Office.

Source : “This Week in Daily History“, Michigan Daily, October 15, 2002.

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