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Eating raw eggs and stepping on live snails was part of Saffrons pledging, Hell Week

  November 17, 1964, Tuesday. Pearl and I were too tired to go to the Saffron meeting, instead, we worked on the school play. The meeting was sickening anyway. They made the Pledge’s eat raw eggs and kill live Snails. … Continue reading

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Saffron Hell Week, Pledges had to beg UCLA Fraternities for cigarettes

  October 13, 1964, Tuesday. Took Saffron Pledges to Gary’s and Jack’s. After school I came home and went swimming for two hours. Went to a Saffron Meeting at Linda Klein’s and put Pledges in a room with a tape … Continue reading

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Stuffing 11 Pledges in the back seat of Sandy’s car, kicked off Saffron Hell Week in 1964

  October 6, 1964, Tuesday. Saw Dave Kendal at Toes. Today I wore my black wig in a new style and this convinced a lot of people it was real. After school, Sandy my sister Donna and her friend Linda … Continue reading

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Being asked to do the most humiliating things during Saffrons Hell Week was Tradition

  October 1, 1964, Thursday. The Jaketts tried to be halfway friendly today. We couldn’t pledge the girls, Marilyn Collier, President, said, but we did anyway. Marilyn looked so sloppy today, actually everyday, but, today topped it them all. She … Continue reading

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