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GM history is made?

For the first time in the 145 year history of the Grand Marshal, there is the possibility that an incumbent will serve a second term.  Remarkable?  Perhaps, but it may be useful to put this historic moment into perspective with … Continue reading

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a gap in Grand Marshal history

There were no Grand Marshals elected from 1890-1893 — an unexplained gap in a long history of Grand Marshals. There were no wars, no national crises and no apparent upheavals at the Institute.  Published histories do not provide an explanation … Continue reading

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Grand Marshal Week, 1870s

Grand Marshal Week is just ahead and the campus is covered in campaign signs. This past week, while looking through a scrapbook compiled by Dwinel French Thompson, I found a few news clippings regarding GM week during the 1870s. Before … Continue reading

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