TITLE

Deaths might not end a Texas tradition

AUTHOR(S)
McGraw, Dan
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;03/27/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the November 1999 accident at the Texas A&M University in College Station resulting from the collapse of a pile of logs, which were part of a campus tradition. Concern that the bonfire ritual will be discontinued because of the death of eleven of the students working on the project; Investigation into the cause of the accident; How the tradition is rooted in the school's origin as a military academy.
ACCESSION #
2900217

 

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