Kids today, what with their Mexican parties and "Asia Rager" parties and homeless parties — what's their deal?

Nothing different than the way fraternity and sororities have been partying for decades. A reader sent us this photo of a Delta Upsilon "Poverty Party" at Tufts University in 1930 — right near the beginning of the Great Depression!

Apparently, making fun of those less fortunate than you has long been a favored frat party theme. We kinda like what he did with the bottoms of his pants, though.

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(Munro, Melville S. "Delta Upsilon Poverty Party, 1930." 1930. Tufts University. Digital Collections and Archives. Medford, MA. http://dl.tufts.edu/catalog/tufts:…)

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