As we look to the future, these scenes from our archives of the past 175 years at Ohio Wesleyan show just how much things have changed — and how some things never will. Do you recognize yourself or a friend in these photos? Let us know on social media.

A group of female students | 1880s

University Hall | early 1900s

Students play a game in a lounge | 1920

Volleyball game | 1930s

Merrick Hall | 1930s

A dink worn by freshmen | 1940s

Students cross campus in front of University Hall | 1950s

Class tug of war | 1960s

A Vietnam War protest | 1969

Students on the steps of University Hall | 1970s

Earth Day cleanup activities in Dishwater Run | 1970

A student reads in the stacks of Beeghly Library | 1980s

A class discussion | 1984

A fraternity alumni group sings a serenade to the Kappas during Fallfest | 1990

A student goes up for a catch in a Frisbee game | 2000s

Students play beach ball during orientation | 2010s

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