The University of Buffalo was a private institution with a single campus on Main Street at this mid-century milepost. But it was dynamic and thriving, just like its student body.
The men’s tennis team continues a years-long unbeaten streak by winning its 26th straight match in October 1951.
Student: Hey, rabbit, what are you doing in my icebox?
Rabbit: Isn’t this a Westinghouse?
Rabbit: Well, I’m westing.
In The Spectrum, new students weigh in on the requisite beanie cap, or dink, worn by freshmen.
There is “UB Round Table,” a weekly discussion program simulcast on WBEN, WBEN-FM and WBEN-TV. In 1951, it celebrates its 10th year with such heady topics as “The Individual in Our Society,” “Labor and National Emergency” and “Is Europe Recovering?”