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College wit and humor

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Green Onion UA 12.7.21

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00328

Michigan State Snooze UA 12.7.11

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00672

Orifice UA 12.7.19

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Serial-00519
Dates: 1971 - 1976

Phil Frank collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.480
Content Description

The collection consists of a cartoon of campus titled "M.S.U. Expansion Program" by Phil Frank, April 7, 1965. It shows a caricature of campus buildings and places. It appears to be an original drawing in a mat.

Dates: April 7, 1965

Satyr UA 12.7.24

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00627

Sheet, The UA 15.12

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00638
Dates: 1970 - 1973

Spartan, The UA 12.7.38

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Serial-00650
Dates: 1936 - 1960

Stale News

 Collection — Drawer 74
Identifier: Serial-00666
Dates: 1979 - 1984

The Bubble UA 12.7.16

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00172
Scope and Content

The Bubble contained short articles, poems, and notices of events around campus. There was substance to the articles, though their tone was often satirical or humorous. There were observations of lectures, books, and the evils of smoking. The publication also took great joy in insulting neighboring communities. After Burton graduated The Bubble ceased to exist. It would be 13 more years before another student publication appeared on campus.

Dates: 1868

The Spartan Rag publication

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.7.40
Scope and Contents

The collection contains two 1982 issues of the The Spartan Rag, a satirical magazine about campus life and news. The March issue contains articles protesting Michigan State University's disbandment of the no-preference college. Each issue includes cartoons about campus life and politics.

Dates: 1982