The faculty had increased 45 percent from 1923 - 1926 and most instructors now held advanced degrees. President Bradford Knapp had broken ground on several new facilities, including a new football stadium. Radio was big and families throughout Oklahoma could now hear more news about the college from regular broadcasts. Oklahoma A&M College football games were broadcast for the first time in 1926. The student body was aware of the fads and fancies of the decade, with more than a few dashing Aggie men stepping out attired in a pork pie hat and raccoon coat and carried a swagger stick-how could a coed resist? While women were warned that complexions "purchased in bottles and boxes" were "cheap, vulgar and bawdy," many a campus beauty had to try some anyway. Sporting bright jewelry, short skirts and bobbed hair-these modern girls were indeed fetching. "Aren't they just the worm's fingernail?" And who could forget the campus crisis triggered by women wearing anklets instead of stockings!