Johns Hopkins Magazine -- September 1999
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This Month in 1974

Cesar Chavez, president of the United Farm Workers of America, was slated to speak at Homewood in culmination of the International Boycott Grapes and Lettuce Week. The evening lecture held in Shriver Hall was co-sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.

Milton S. Eisenhower
About 500 people turned out at Memorial Stadium for a picnic buffet to celebrate the 75th birthday of Hopkins president emeritus Milton S. Eisenhower. In the game that followed, the Orioles crushed Cleveland after Eisenhower threw out the first pitch.

The Rathskellar, a student pub and popular hangout, opened in Levering Hall, with a kick-off celebration that offered revelers a free mug with the purchase of a beer. Cover charge: 25 cents. The new pub was part of a major Levering Hall renovation that also included construction of the Glass Pavilion.

A board of trustees subcommittee proposed to increase undergraduate tuition by 10 percent, to $3,300, for the fall of 1975--an amount "still somewhat less than our peer institutions," according to Provost Harry Woolf.