April 16

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Eugene McCarthy

  • 1975: The Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus performs on the YMCA field at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. The Clemson Players, in cooperation with the Dionysia Council, present Eugene Ionesco's The Bald Soprano and The Lesson in Daniel Auditorium at 8 p.m., with free admission.
  • 1979: James Dickey, author of "Deliverance", speaks in Daniel Auditorium. Student Senate approves controversial resolution giving individual dorms the right to vote to determine their own escort policy. In the fall, Resident Assistants and Dorm Council members in each dormitory will hold a referendum to determine the desire and requirements for an escort policy in each hall.
  • 1980: Speakers Bureau presents a lecture by former U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy in Brackett Hall Auditorium.
  • 2007: The world is shocked by the tragic shootings on the Blacksburg campus of Atlantic Coast Conference member Virginia Tech that leave 32 students and faculty dead.