Who Knew WashU? 2.13.19

The Hatchet title page

Question: Ahead of the founding father’s birthday next week, we ask: From which reference to George Washington did the university’s first student yearbook receive its name?

Answer: B) Published for the 1902-03 school year, the first university yearbook was titled The Hatchet in reference to the story of Washington chopping down a cherry tree. Learn more from University Libraries.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Jan Snow, who works at Olin Business School and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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