Sure, Spring Weekend is fun, but whatever happened to Winter Weekend? Here are some historical tidbits on vernal festivities, and stay tuned to The Herald and Post- magazine for more Spring Weekend coverage.
1971 — Cordozar Calvin Broadus, later known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, later still known as Snoop Dogg, is born in California.
1974 — The Student Union Concert Agency secures “Dylanesque folk singer Bruce Springstein” as a performer, promising that Springsteen and other performers won’t offer any “superlative supershow stuff.”
1985 — In a Spring Weekend column, David Dornstein implores readers to remember “Nerds Are People Too.” “For every individual who has a riotously good time drinking and lovemaking and gyrating,” he writes, “there must be someone . . . fretting and researching and crying under a tree.” Or, you can save time by doing your lovemaking and crying under the same tree!
1987 — The erstwhile sister to Spring Weekend, Winter Weekend, is cancelled by the UFB, which declares it won’t be missed. For a hint at the festivities once associated with Winter Weekend, we direct your attention to the following historical document, which we think is pretty clear: