This week in Flat Hat History (April 13)
April 13, 2007
College club baseball team, The Green Sox, defeated the Princeton University Tigers twice in a two-game series. Pitcher Lefty White led the College to an 11-1 victory in the first game. The Green Sox won 5-1 in the 2nd game due to Princeton’s infield errors.
Singer Dionne Warwick headlined two concerts during Greek Weekend festivities. Warwick, whose “Walk on By” record became an international top-five record, came to the College after returning from a European tour.
The Theta Delta Chi soccer team won the intramural championships. One hundred students watched as TDX beat independent team Pi Meson 3-1. Neither team scored in the first half.
The Committee for Speaker Selection Process Reform put together a petition to increase student involvement in choosing a commencement speaker. The petition, signed by over 1,000 students, stipulated the creation of student polls to be used by the Board of Visitors.
The College announced Netscape, a graphics-based Web browser, would be made available to students. It would be installed in the summer and replace Lynx, a test-based Web browser. The change included benefits such as improved security and faster e-mail.