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Roosevelt University History

Resources for studying the history of Roosevelt University and the Auditorium Building.

Shel Silverstein at Roosevelt University

Shel Silverstein entered Roosevelt College in the Spring of 1950. He contributed cartoons to the student newspaper The TORCH from 1950-1953, and columns from 1950-1951, writing a feature called "The Garbage Can." He briefly held the position of TORCH Art Editor in February 1951.

 He was drafted in 1953.

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