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These photos of students circa 1984 are wild

Apparently there was a contest run by Cochrane’s that involved drinking as much Little Kings Beer as possible (which still exists, it’s brewed in Cincinnati). Gotta love the all of those cases of beer out on the Quad. Oh how times have changed. You can see the full post in the Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.

A photo from 1984, groups of students are gathered on the Quad. In the center is a small white and green tent with a dog and a case of beer next to it. Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.

The exterior of a bar with an awning with wooden shingles. A banner is stretched across which says Cochrane's Little Kings World Record '84. Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.

A long line of people stretches down a block. Cars line the road next to them. Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.Photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.

Top photo from Champaign Urbana History Facebook group.

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