Mountain Day

Mountain Day coverage throughout the years

Mountain Day coverage throughout the years

BY CHLOE JENSEN ’20

Since 1917, the MHN has been reporting on every student’s favorite opportunity to skip class and enjoy the beautiful fall New England weather — Mountain Day. From climbing, to sleeping in, chanting, singing, apple-picking, drinking and relaxing, the Mount Holyoke News has always been quick to cover the much-favored campus tradition.

Mountain Day goes from controlled to carefree

Mountain Day goes from controlled to carefree

BY SHILOH FREDERICK '17

For many work-weary Mount Holyoke students, faculty and staff, Mountain Day is seen as a day of freedom, a break from the daily schedule of classes and obligations. However, the carefree Mountain Day we know and pine for wasn’t always that way. The College’s day off has a history of structure and regulations behind it.