Be True to Your School – WSJ – Wall Street Journal

When Howard Gillette Jr. arrived in New Haven, Conn., in September 1960 for his freshman year at Yale, the social, cultural and political upheavals that we call the Sixties had barely begun. Ensconced in the university’s Gothic castles, Mr. Gillette and his fellow members of the class of 1964 read classical literature, wore jackets and neckties to meals, and obeyed strict curfews governing residential life—boys caught with female visitors could be expelled. “We missed the Sixties,” one student of that era would reminisce almost a…

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