It’s Tradition

They build bonds, forge friendships and make memories. They connect the past with the present and provide a link to the future. They’re dorm traditions at Northwestern, and here are a few of the most anticipated each year.

Coly Olympics

Tents and a hog roast on the campus green signal the arrival of Spring Bash and the Coly Olympics, held at the end of each school year. After lighting their version of an Olympic torch, the men of Colenbrander Hall spend the night under the stars before competing in such events as the five-legged race, mattress carry, egg toss and car push.

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