13 Reasons it’s Fun to be a Mount Holyoke Woman

Everyone knows that Mount Holyoke women are smart, strong, and capable. But they’re also extremely clever and fun. After it all, it takes brains to be funny right? And theirs is a particular sense of humor—sardonic, witty, and sometimes a little bawdy. Here are thirteen reasons why it’s fun to be a Mount Holyoke woman:

They don’t need a house or dorm room to party.

Party on Skinner Green, 1984

In fact, they’re down to party anywhere.

Students eat snacks in the rafters of Pearons, 1901.

Students eat snacks in the rafters of Pearons, 1901.

They love poultry.

Chicken sign and costume

The classic chicken conundrum, 1985.

So much so that their unofficial mascot is a goose…

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Jorge

who has his own social feeds.

They know how to sport a costume…

Students dressed in their finest on the stairs of Torrey Hall, 1985.

Students dressed in their finest on the stairs of Torrey Hall, 1985.

even when they’re 80 years old.

Mrs. Lynn Jacobson (1954)

Lynn Benoliel Jacobson ’54, dressed as Pegasus, was led with a leash through the Alumnae Parade for her 60th reunion.

They’re experts at making signs…

We're still fooling around

92% are now married, but… 14% are “fooling around.”

and decorating them.

Bra on sign

They inspire humor in their professors…

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who may be funny regardless.

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They poke fun at Mount Holyoke…

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but still think it’s the best place in the world.

Mount Holyoke love
Mount Holyoke love

One response to “13 Reasons it’s Fun to be a Mount Holyoke Woman”

  1. Milly Pang says:

    Mount-Holyoke women make innovations from small issue surrounding and to influence others.

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