Photo Flashback: Morrill in 1971

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’70s brothers and sisters: get ready for a blast from the past. Check out this shot; doesn’t this 1971 Penn State AZ hangout look radical? Here’s some 1971 trivia that’ll take you right back: 

Penn State Football: The Nittany Lions had a record of 11-1, they beat Texas in the Cotton Bowl 30-6, and they outscored their opponents 484 to 137. 

Penn State Tuition: Students paid $675 in tuition and fees per semester as a full-time student. I’ll bet that stings for you 2010s grads…  




Top Movies: 

  • Billy Jack 
  • Fiddler on the Roof 
  • Diamonds Are Forever

Top Songs: 

  • “Joy to the World” by Three Dog Night 
  • "Maggie May"/"Reason to Believe" both by Rod Stewart 
  • "It's Too Late"/"I Feel the Earth Move" both by Carole King

 Top TV Programs: 

  • All in the Family 
  • The Flip Wilson Show
  • Marcus Welby, M.D.


Were you there? Are you in these pictures? If you remember this event, CLICK HERE or email us to share a story about it.  

 Thanks to Stephen Snyder ’73 for uploading these to our alumni website photo albums! If you have great photos from your glory days to share, log in to upload them to our photo gallery or email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!