My favorite tradition! My last tradition! All the feelings! Thankful to have spent the day with friends, family (yes, my parents and grandmother came!), alums, and the Bryn Mawr community. (Also thankful it was warm and did not rain.) Continue reading
On this lovely Saturday before May Day, I spent the day with some of my closest Bryn Mawr friends in Ardmore, on campus, and in Philly. Also, the wonderful tradition of May Day gifting. Continue reading
A new year, a new start to the traditions cycle. First up, Parade Night. Held on the first Friday of the first week of classes, Bryn Mawr first years rush through Pembroke Arch and the friendship poles into the welcoming crowd of sophomores throwing confetti, juniors gently throwing candy, and seniors watching and cheering from the Taylor Hall senior steps. Continue reading
It’s finals at Bryn Mawr. To make this moment even worse, it’s been rainy and gloomy non-stop since May Day. I actually have a pretty light finals load this semester. One of my papers was due before finals started, one of my finals was scheduled the Monday after May Day (so I couldn’t procrastinate about it), and all I have left is a Theater response and a Physics paper. I actually quite enjoy finals season because I don’t have class, so I actually have a lot more free time. But how does the rest of the Bryn Mawr community celebrate finals?
This year was a cold and wet May Day, but my friends and I still found ways to celebrate. May Day is hands down the biggest tradition at Bryn Mawr. In this post, I’ll describe each tradition.