We're always building on traditions and trying something new. 当你真的 have to see, hear and feel these things to understand why you’ll love them, here's 让你兴奋的味道.
Initially inspired by students in a Beatles seminar who just wanted to jam with their
friends, Skidmania is now a charity concert so popular that it fills the biggest concert
hall on 校园 for three sold-out shows. Each year, student musicians perform music
from 50 years ago meaning, in 2022, we'll be jamming to the 1972 sounds of Led Zeppelin,
James Brown, Carole King, Elton John, and more.
Held twice a year on the first Friday of both the Fall and Spring Semesters, Club Fair is one of our biggest, and most loved, 校园 traditions. 一部分是节日，一部分是 registration drive, this bi-annual event is full-on fun as 100+ clubs audition for 您的参与.
Ujima, Skidmore's Caribbean and African American club, has hosted more than 25 fashion 那些. Student models take to the runway to demonstrate, through beauty and strength, how people of color excel in spite of life's obstacles. 宇岛是斯瓦希里人 word that means building community by treating others' problems as your own and solving 他们在一起.
Picture about 1,200 raucous spectators showing off their school spirit as they pack the Williamson Sports Center for back-to-back men's and women's basketball games. What better way to tip off a season of T-breds basketball? 早点到有机会 to win huge prizes like TVs and catch some of Skidmore's top performers at center 法院.
Have you ever wanted to live with art you saw in a museum? 这里，你可以挂一幅马蒂斯的画， 达利，或者毕加索，在你的床上. 也就是说，如果你及时排队的话. 每年，学生 camp out overnight to be the first to pick from a selection of 75 works in the Tang Teaching Museum available to borrow and hang in their dorm or apartment.
Every Friday in the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall (ranked one of the best in the nation) students, professors, and staff line up to dine together on chicken fingers 薯条(或植物性鸡块). 这是 a simply yet savory tradition that brings people together and spans the Skidmore generations.
Skidmore's 250-acre North Woods is a forest that's home to more than 660 species of plants including rare ferns, the red-spotted newt and painted turtle, and a wide 鸟类的种类. Monitored by student stewards, the woodlands feature a trail system perfect for hiking, cross-country skiing and occasionally getting away from it all.
Strong friendships and a great sense of community keep things interesting on 校园. According to The Princeton Review's Best Value Private Schools, students are happy that we don't have fraternities or sororities. 意思是“没有压力” 加入或符合任何事物." It also means our 100+ student clubs are organizations 只有这样才更有活力吗.
这可不是闹着玩的. 其实，你想笑就笑吧. 因为当它来临时 to college comedy, Skidmore might lead the pack. 全国大学生喜剧节 was started at Skidmore by David Miner '91 ("30 Rock," "Parks and Recreation"). 这是 a big draw, with professional comedians and college troupes like our own Skidomedy, Sketchies, Awkward Kids Talking and Ad Liberal Artists converging on 校园.
Get ready to celebrate the most whimsical, eco-conscious day of the entire year. 地球日 is Skidmore's mini version of Coachella with an endless lineup of our best bands, groups and performers as well as opportunities to dig into compost, thrift for new clothes, and learn more about climate advocacy.
As an unofficial kickoff to the Thanksgiving season, we have our own celebration of healthy, local, sustainable food enjoyed together as a family. 年年有赏金 from the Skidmore Community Garden is harvested, cooked up and combined with other locally sourced ingredients, to create a masterful meal only possible with the love 这需要你自己去成长.
The 收拾好冰场 home game celebration kicks off opening weekend of Skidmore's hockey season and is a perfect bookend to the fall season. 在活动现场，数百名粉丝 win free T-shirts and participate in contests for dozens of other prizes. 球迷 also encouraged to bring canned goods for the Skidmore Cares food drive. 作为一个整体 free event with Skidmore transportation, there is no excuse not to join in and root 对于t型犬来说!