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Oct. 30, 1907: ‘Brat Frat’ Defies Ban by L.A. High School

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Oct. 30, 1907 Los Angeles The young men of Los Angeles High School have issued a direct challenge to the Board of Education, defying its authority by enlisting fraternity members despite a … Continue reading

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College fashions, V

In 1969, The Times sent one of its best and most respected writers, Art Seidenbaum, on a tour of California college campuses: UCLA, USC, Stanford, UC Berkeley and someplace called San Fernando Valley State. The resulting series for West magazine … Continue reading

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Matt Weinstock

June 3, 1957An alumnus of a large social fraternity has received a letter from national headquarters in Indianapolis alerting him to a "major crisis in California." Under this particular fraternity’s laws, Negroes and Orientals are not eligible for membership. The … Continue reading

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