Who Knew WashU? 12.6.16

Question: Which chancellor’s face appeared for a time on the Brookings Hall clock?

Chancellor William H. Danforth's picture on clock in Brookings Quadrangle (Washington University Archives)
(Photo: Washington University Archives)

Answer: A) By 1973, most students put the turbulent years of anti-war protests behind them and refocused on campus and their studies. One group managed a prank, placing a giant image of Chancellor William Danforth, complete with Mickey Mouse hands, on the face of Brookings’ iconic clock.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Natalie Kirchhoff, a senior in Arts & Sciences, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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