Friday, December 13, 2013

The President & the Panty Raid

Neil Steinberg, If at All Possible, Involve a Cow (NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1992), p. 207.

Denison College reports mass raids on the women’s dormitories in 1936, 1942, and 1946, producing what may be the best moment in panty raid lore: As hundreds of shouting boys surrounded Stone Hall, President Shaw raced to the scene to assess the situation. The besieged head resident of Stone, seeing Shaw hurrying toward the door, reportedly exclaimed, “Oh no, Dr. Shaw, not you, too!”