Excerpt from Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 56: July, 1956
AN alumnus back for a reunion this June had a bit of unfinished business to attend to, and he phoned the Alumnae Office at Pembroke about it. Do you know where Mary Jones is? He asked. She got my fraternity pin 20 years ago, and I'd like to get it back.
When President Keeney journeyed to Florida in the spring to speak before the Young Presidents' Association, he stayed at a hotel where there had been a jewel robbery of some magnitude. One woman reported that the thieves had taken worth of jewels from her room, while another had lost worth. A third victim had lost only and she was mortified at this loss of face. I insist, she told the reporters, that you point out that all they took from me was my beach jewelry.
One of the most popular lectures in the Brown Extension Division is a prominent downtown executive who also likes to teach. He was remembering an incident some years ago when he was giving an evening course at nyu. It was not a particularly exciting subject, he said, and his students were mostly persons who had already put in a hard day's work at their own jobs. It was inevitable that a few should get drowsy toward the end of an hour and a half.
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