Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

The Big Blow-Up

One of the first recorded instances of the often-heated rivalry between KU Law students and KU engineering students ends in a draw when KU Chancellor Francis Snow causes dynamiting of a 5,000-pound boulder that had become an object of contention between the two groups.




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