When an alumnus alerted me that St. Olaf College was auctioning off this 1954 Ford two-door, I had visions of a janitor stumbling upon it in an old campus garage, removing a cover to reveal it in perfect, rust-free shape.
Turns out it was donated by a couple of alumni: Carolyn and Dennie Devine, who graduated in 1960 and 1961, respectively.
Campus Confidential scours student unions, lecture halls and dorms for the crucial and quirky stories that make colleges and universities special. Share what you’re up to on a Friday night, learning (or not) in that lecture - and what you're looking for in a school search as a new student. Higher education reporter Maura Lerner will keep you informed.