panty raids

panty raids

collegiate craze in the 1940s and 1950s. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Fads
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The panty raids were apparently an epidemic in the 1950s (though to be fair, there was an epidemic of urban legends in those days as well, numerically rivalled only by their counterparts, rural myths).
Conrad's book is filled with tales of the school's survival through the Great Depression, World War II, hurricanes, fires and loss, charitable giving and panty raids, and "notable events,'' including the football team's defeat of Green Mountain Junior College to win the first New England Junior College Conference title in 1940.
They do regular panty raids. When they say they seek to "create a site of radical possibilities from a masculine framework," you can be sure the pleasure will be yours.
Recall also the campus panty raids and riots that happened while largely lower middle and lower class origin grunts were trying to survive duty in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
As a boy, Erie Koston spent a long, sticky summer at a skateboard camp on a lake in Wisconsin, where, amid the mosquitoes and panty raids, he learned every ramp trick that had ever been invented up to that point.
In some ways, Bailey's book seems to document a story of growing sexual opportunities, particularly given the shift from dorm curfew policies and panty raids to coed dorms and widely-available birth control.
This was a year of flying saucers, panty raids, and prison riots.