From the 1950s until the early 1970s, Suffolk University freshmen were required to wear beanies --and bow down to upperclassmen -- during their first weeks of school.
The Suffolk Players on stage, 1937
Suffolk University's new mascot, Hiram the Ram, is unveiled at Class Day, 1950.
Suffolk University's basketball team, 1949
Suffolk University's Student Council, 1940
Suffolk Journal office, 1978
Black American Law Students Association (BALSA) Alumni Directory, front cover
Suffolk University's Delta Sigma Pi fraternity, 1963
Suffolk University's Radio Station (WSFR), 1977
The postwar era brought an influx of veterans amid renewed prosperity for the nation. The University began to offer a complete range of full- and part-time programs and an increasingly active campus community. Extracurricular activities like clubs and athletics flourished on campus, and with them, a growing sense of community among Suffolk's students.