And the answer is?
The Calyx was first published in the same year that Virginia Tech’s yearbook, The Bugle, began. Both came after Harvard University’s was first published in 1889. But the oldest college yearbook is Yale University’s Banner, founded in 1841.
Earlier this week officials of Corks and Curls, the yearbook at the University of Virginia, announced that it was ceasing publication, a casualty of the digital times. The Calyx continues. Corks and Curls first published in 1888. So here is the first in an occasional series of trivia tests.
HERE’S HOW PEOPLE FARED.