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To beanie or not to beanie

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Beanie-sporting freshmen Marlys Larson ’61 and Betty Borne join other first-year students during the 1956 student government picnic held during orientation week on the south lawn of Wisconsin State College at Eau Claire. Beanies became hugely popular on U.S. college campuses in the 1920s and served to identify members of the freshman class. The blue  > Full story.