70s Snapshot 1970

  • What was hot: disco, Adidas track shorts
  • What was not: disco, tattoos, short hair
  • Favourite spots on campus: Wallace Hall Pub, The Underground, skating on Lake Ontario on a perfect, clear winter day
  • Favourite Kingston haunts: the Royal Tap Room, Mr. Submarine, the Lakeview Manor, Morrison’s Restaurant
  • Most popular courses/professors: Frank Collom, Bryan Downie, Rick Jackson, Bill Cannon
  • Hit songs: The Doobie Brothers’ “China Grove”; Peter Frampton’s “Baby I Love Your Way”; Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”; and Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”
  • Most famous alum from the decade: Gord Nixon, BCom’79, CEO of RBC
  • Most common saying: “Let’s order a za.”
  • Fashion: wide-legged jeans, overalls and plaid lumberjack shirts

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