Tag - DYC

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Ice Wonders: Exploring Western and Central New York
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Dyngus Day: A Buffalo Tradition
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Mark Your Calendars: The Shirt Off Your Back Clothing Drive

Ice Wonders: Exploring Western and Central New York

It’s nearly April and lets face it, it’s still freezing out. The brief stroll from the library to DAC leaves you shivering from head to toe. You touch the door with your hands and the metal is so cold your hands sting in disapproval. The door gusts open and you walk back to quickly attempt to shut it behind you. While some of us used our spring break to travel to some warm destination to try and forget about the cold back at campus, and others wrapped themselves in a blanket and thought about the warm summer days ahead, there[…]

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Dyngus Day: A Buffalo Tradition

The Monday after Easter, commonly known to those of Polish heritage as Dyngus Day, is very much alive and well in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is home to one of the largest Polish populations in the country, and is known around the world for the Dyngus Day celebrations. For those of you who don’t know, Dyngus Day is a centuries old Polish holiday. The Monday after Easter, it is held to signify spring and a good harvest. Traditionally, attractive girls were drenched in water by men, and hit with pussywillows. A girl could protect herself from getting soaked by giving[…]

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Mark Your Calendars: The Shirt Off Your Back Clothing Drive

As President of D’Youville College’s sophomore honor society, Lambda Sigma, I am proud to announce that we will be once again hosting our very successful “Shirt Off Your Back” Clothing Drive from Tuesday, March 30th to Thursday, April 2nd. Along with Psychology Club and SNA, we are going to strive and make this year’s event bigger and better than last year’s! For those of you that don’t know how the drive works, it’s simple: Donate three gently used articles of clothing, and get a free shirt!

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