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澳门十大电子游戏app下载 has a number of traditions that unite students, alumni, faculty and staff. 在这里 are some of the interesting and fun traditions at 澳门十大电子游戏app下载.

Walking Across the Quad

或者更确切地说,  walking across the Quad. You’ll find 澳门十大电子游戏app下载 students sitting, reading, sunning, playing hacky-sack, throwing a Frisbee, even sleeping on the Quad, but never will you see them walking - or “cutting” - across the Quad to get to the other side. 目的 is to preserve the Quad as an open green space without worn paths. 用这个作为 shortcut to or from class will earn you quick 不ice on campus, as people here are 不 shy about shouting “Get off the Quad!”

尤斯塔斯B. Nifkin

First appearing on campus during the 1940s, Eustace is 澳门十大电子游戏app下载’s unofficial student. 他的 name appears on class rosters and other official College documents (though no one seems to know how). The student lounge in Marshall Hall is commonly called Nifkin Lounge in his honor. He received a SUNY diploma in 1972, but evidently returned to 澳门十大电子游戏app下载 to work on a second degree. He is well-traveled: Eustace sends mail to 澳门十大电子游戏app下载 from all over the world. No portrait of him has yet been found, though he’s had the back of his head appear in several editions of the yearbook. In the past, seniors included Eustace somehow in their commencement celebrations.

埃尔莎年代. 生而自由的

In the early 1970s, her initials (E.S.F.) were discovered all over campus, and students eventually figured out that Elsa is Eustace’s Socially Significant Other. 尤斯塔斯, her name appears from time to time on official documents, but her picture has yet to appear in the yearbook.


As members of the senior class prepare to leave 澳门十大电子游戏app下载, they traditionally make a gift to the College to commemorate their class. Past senior classes have chosen to levy a contribution to the class gift through a small sum added to the last semester’s 比尔. Past gifts have included buying and retiring credits for three tons of air pollution to help the environment, a water garden outside Marshall Hall, portraits of founding faculty, funds to support the renovation of the 校友 (Nifkin) Lounge, and the clock on the front of Marshall Hall.


Legend holds that this stately tree behind Bray Hall grew from an acorn obtained by a faculty member from the mighty oak that sheltered Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men in England’s Sherwood Forest. The first tree to be listed on the National Register of 他的toric Trees in the United States, it is a popular shady spot on campus, and the namesake of the coveted 罗宾汉橡树 Award.

星期五餐厅/ TGIOs

Referred to most often as simply "TG," Thank Goodness it's Friday! 集会 sponsored by student government once a month on Friday afternoons in Nifkin Lounge. The Graduate Student Association also offers TGs for their constituency. TG的提供 free refreshments, and are well attended by students, faculty and staff.


Held at least once each semester regardless of weather, this event features free hand-dipped ice cream cones and sundaes and gives students a sweet break from their studies.


This is a semi-formal dinner-dance held the evening of the December graduation. 赞助 by the student government and hosted by a team of student managers, the program includes fine food, student recognition, music and dancing.

Spring Awards Banquet

An annual event since 1913, this is a special occasion for the entire College. 计划 and hosted by a team of student managers, the evening program includes student and guest speakers, recognition of students, faculty and staff for excellence in academics and service, and installation of new student government officers. 这种半正式 affair includes dinner, music and dancing, and is usually held in March-April.