It’s Finally Pinwheel Day 2014!

It’s Finally Pinwheel Day 2014!

Today is the day that everyone on campus has been waiting for: our unofficial start to spring when we celebrate the sunshine and warm weather with cheerful spinning pinwheels on Founders Green. And after this past winter, we really earned it!

A Look Back At Pinwheel Day

A Look Back At Pinwheel Day

For yesterday’s Pinwheel Day, Founders Green was festooned with scores of pinwheels spinning in the sunshine to mark the unofficial start of spring. Students picnicked among the pinwheels, played Frisbee, and brought out instruments and stereo speakers to fill the Green with music.

Spring Has Sprung! Pinwheel Day 2013

Though meteorologists, astronomers and almanacs tell us that the official first day of spring occurred with the vernal equinox back on March 20, it doesn’t quite feel like spring here on campus until Pinwheel Day.