Throwback Thursday: Student life, 1979 style

In 1979, Pink Floyd premieres the live version of “The Wall” in Los Angeles. McDonalds debuts the Happy Meal and C-SPAN launched the first televised congressional session of the U.S. House of Representatives. Jimmy Carter was president. A stamp cost 15 cents and a gallon of regular gas cost 86 cents.

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As the 70s draw to a close, get a glimpse of student life at Baylor College of Medicine. These photos, courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives, first appeared in the 1979 Aesculapian Yearbook.

Remember Baylor in the 70s? Share your recollections in the comment section below.

Get a glimpse of life at Baylor today through our student blog Progress Notes.

-By Audrey M. Marks

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