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Freshmen today follow many Institute rules, along with the rest of the student body. Earlier this century freshmen were strictly guided in their dress and conduct to encourage freshmen to meet one another. The new policy was announced in The Tech on Registration Day, in late September 1929.

Freshmen today follow many Institute rules, along with the rest of the student body. Earlier this century freshmen were strictly guided in their dress and conduct to encourage freshmen to meet one another. The new policy was announced in The Tech on Registration Day, in late September 1929.

Due to the endeavor of the Institute to make well-rounded and educated men in lieu of merely technologically trained engineers, the Freshman rules have been inaugurated. These rules are not to be enforced by the Freshman Rules Committee, but are to be obeyed by the members of the Class of 1933.

The rules are as follows:

1. All freshmen should wear regulation ties, four-in-hand, with cardinal and grey stripes. These should be worn whenever the freshman is on the Institute grounds. The ties will be sold today by the Freshman Rules Committee and afterwards by the Coop.

2. Freshmen are expected to speak to all members of the faculty and to tip their hats to the president of the Institute and the dean.

3. Freshmen are expected to say “Hello” to all students they meet on the Institute grounds.

4. Freshmen should not loiter around the Main Lobby, or sit on the benches in the lobby. If the freshmen win Field Day this restriction shall be abandoned.