Campus & Community

Spring’s the thing:

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Winter of discontent gives way

Joe Nuccio, second-year Law School student, slumbers in front of the Maxwell-Dworkin Building. (Staff photo by Kris Snibbe)
The paradiselike weather inspired Lily Sparks, who is studying to be a concert pianist at the Longy School of Music, to perform the role of a beneficent fairy, giving away flowers outside the Holyoke Center. (Staff photo by Kris Snibbe)
Students take to the Yard to soak up the temporary gift of sunlight. P.J. McCann ’06 (left) and John Ames ’06 find a bright spot on the steps of the Memorial Church to stretch out and, uh, chill. (Staff photo by Stephanie Mitchell)
David Foster, Law School class ’05, is framed by one of the rhinos outside of the Biology Labs. (Staff photo by Kris Snibbe)

Was it a dream? For two days this week spring dropped in for a short visit, and trailed in its wake the usual attendants – flower-strewing fairies, sleeping students, sunbathers on the Memorial Church steps, and barefooted rhinos. Then, just as suddenly, spring sprung a leak, leaving us once again overcoated, frowning, yet eternally hopeful.