Fred Flashbacks #2

Here’s what was happening in this week in Fredonia, 35 years ago:

 

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Immigration policies have been a hot topic lately, for obvious reasons.

Thirty-five years ago, the Reagan administration placed a ban on Haitian refugees entering the United States. One student decided to share his thoughts in the opinion section.

 

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Old Main had some killer drink specials. Apparently they were having a logo contest too. I didn’t even know Old Main had a logo! I wonder if they’re still using the same logo today…

 

Old Main wasn’t the only place with inexpensive alcohol. Check out these other ads:

Although drinks in Fredonia are still fairly cheap, today’s prices are an arm and a leg compared to 35 years ago.

 

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Apparently there used to be a place that delivered tacos. I really wish this was still around today.

 

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According to this police report, some guy supposedly got stabbed at BJ’s, without actually getting stabbed at BJ’s.

 

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This odd photo was featured on the back cover.

Suddenly I have the urge to go purchase a hammock from Walmart.

 

All photos courtesy of Daniel A. Reed Library, Archives & Special Collections, State University of New York at Fredonia.

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