Benson & Jenson
By Dan Swenson (the full title) was published in the Marion
High School Survey newspaper during
my junior year, 1989-90.
To School This
strip was my first published cartoon. It's purpose: To mock the
attitude of many students that had hoped
life would be easy with a new principal. We
indeed wrong. << CLICK IMAGE TO SEE CARTOON
No Pass, No
Play Students were not allowed to
play sports if they failed a class. This policy, fairly new
at the time, created some drama.
Out What is there to do on a weekend night for a high school kid
in a small Indiana city? Answer: Not much. Not much of any good
In The Boys Room Two places in our high school were notorious for
Tough There were two phases many (but not all of course) girls went through back in my time. For middle school: Cabbage Patch Kids. For high school it was New Kids On The Block.
On 26th Street
Yet another example of the strict rules set for
students under the new administration. With a little exaggeration
Do you remember that couple that always swapped spit in
between classes? Were you one of those couples? Take a trip
down memory lane with this retro (meaning not colorized or enhanced)
Benson & Jenson by Dan Swenson cartoon.
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