Dakota Datebook: Written consent from parents
February 13, 2023
While today, many young adults consider college a time to become independent, in the early 1900s, college was a different sort of experience, and on this date in 1908, the University of North Dakota announced a new rule for co-eds: if they wanted to go downtown after 6 o'clock, they needed written permission from their parents.
This rule came to pass because one night, a number of students went...
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