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18Apr2014

Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust…

18Apr2014

Botanical Art Exhibit

2nd Botanical Art Exhibit at the Herbarium (Junction…

18Apr2014

Men's Tennis vs. UNLV

Men's Tennis vs. UNLV

18Apr2014

Aggie Ice Cream Tour

Aggie Ice Cream tours will consist of viewing a DVD on…

18Apr2014

Stokes Survival Night

Come put your outdoor survival skills to the test through…

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The Hill

"The Hill" is a tradition known primarily to the Fraternities here on campus. At the conclusion of every Fall Rush, all who wish to pledge a fraternity congregate at the top of Old Main Hill. At this time, those still deciding between houses make their final decision, separate into houses, and the houses take turns running down the hill. At the bottom they are greeted by the current members of their house where they engage in rowdiness and walk to their respective houses, singing songs of pride the whole way. The sororities do the same thing, but on the stairs from the TSC to the fountain.

Old Main Hill is also the site of sledding and ice blocking. It was used until the 70's as the location of beginning ski classes. It was also plowed as a victory garden following WWI.