Splash of color takes the Swamp

Holi is one of the South 40’s most beloved traditions–check out photos of students enjoying the annual event Friday. Photos by Megan Magray | Student Life

| Associate Editor

A Holi without water balloons establishes a new Wash. U. tradition of a more colorful celebration

Even before the event had officially started, many Washington University students gathered on the Swamp Friday to celebrate Holi were plenty colorful.

| Managing Editor

Holi festival to eliminate water balloons, add paint

Ashoka is ditching the water balloons in favor of paint to make this year’s Holi event on the South 40 Swamp less of a mud fight and more of a traditional celebration of color.

Snapshots of Holi 2012

Students gathered on the South 40 Swamp Friday afternoon to partake in Holi, the annual celebration of colors sponsored by Ashoka each Spring.

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Holi turnout hindered by inclement weather

Cold and windy weather on Saturday afternoon dampened the turnout at Holi, the annual water balloon battle held on the Swamp. The event, which was originally scheduled for Friday afternoon, was postponed to Saturday because of a county-wide tornado watch.

| News Editor

Holi postponed due to weather, rescheduled for Saturday

Ashoka announced that Holi is postponed because of a tornado watch on Friday at around 1:30 p.m. According to a Facebook message sent out at 3:15 p.m. the event has been moved to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Holi, a religious festival observed in India, is annually celebrated at Washington University with a water balloon and subsequent mud fight on the Swamp on the South 40.

| Student Life Editors

Holi: The scoop behind the colorful balloons and the mud

Washington University students, numbering in the hundreds, converged on the Swamp on Friday for the event known as Holi, put on by Ashoka, Washington University’s South Asian cultural student group. Beginning at 3 p.m.

| Scene Special Features Editor

Take a break from studying for some worthwhile events

We were gratified to see Graham Chapel’s seats filled this past Thursday for Matisyahu’s phenomenal performance. Given the amount of work we all have around this time, it’s great to see our fellow students prioritizing extra-curriculars beyond drinking. As the semester enters its most stressful period, so many exciting events are coming to campus.

Freshman Press: Introduction to Wash. U. traditions

Freshman Press takes a look at some of the biggest Wash. U. traditions, like Bauhaus, Beta Bubbles, Carnaval, Dance Marathon and Diwali.

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