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Higher Ed in the News

College phone both stunt a throwback to the 1950s

March 27, 2009

Twenty-two students at Saint Mary's College of California have done something their predecessors famously did 50 years ago: cram into a phone booth.

Teams competed to fit as many bodies as possible into a phone booth on the campus Wednesday, a half-century after Life magazine published a now-famous photograph of 22 Saint Mary's students stuffed into a phone booth, a popular college stunt in the 1950s.

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Read the full story and view a photo from the Boston Globe.