Spring Forward

Spring Forward

Photo by Richard Howard

After six days of unrelenting rain, the sun came out just in time for SpringFest 2016 at midday on May 6. This year, the pre-finals week celebration was also a thank-you for President H. Kim Bottomly’s nine years of service to Wellesley College. There were food trucks, bouncy houses, the gift of a red oak tree planted on the Chapel lawn in Bottomly’s honor, Aiko drummers—and yes, a flash mob, which accompanied a surprised, but dancing, president to the podium to the tune of Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Girls).”

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