Campanile gets auto-tuned

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in News


Using a free, downloadable app, the Campanile bells are being auto-tuned this morning. This fine-tuning comes after a unanimous vote to give the chimes, and campus, more of a 21st-century vibe.

In weeks to come crews will begin to add the well-liked ‘clarendon’ Instagram filter to the Chi Omega fountain; incorporate a new flag on top of Fraser Hall with the motivational phrase “YOLO;” and the KU Alumni Association plans to invite Justin Bieber to speak at 2017 Commencement.

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