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Ding Dong the Old Main Bell is Gone!

After a 1 day postponement (killer winds), workers removed the bell from Old Main’s bell tower. The bell has been defunct since the last day of classes in 1929 and has been collecting dust since. The bell has seldom been seen on the few and far between bell tower tours.

The Class of 2009 elected to have the bell removed, restored, and displayed in a prominent locale on campus. The bell is scheduled to return April 2010.

Workers remove the bell from its housing in Old Main's  Tower.
Workers remove the bell from its housing in Old Main's Tower.

Photographs: Dani Barsky || [email protected]

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Stefan Choquette

Stefan is currently a Junior Integrative Arts major with a background in Computer Science. Stefan is a veteran of the US Air Force and is currently enrolled in ROTC to return as an officer after graduation. Stefan is a founding brother of Phi Kappa Sigma and a licensed private pilot.
Stefan formally served as our Editor of Photography, and now helps with staff photography.

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