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Campus Starts to Look and Feel Like Spring

Will Barr ’18 frolics in Wesleyan’s last patch of snow April 3 on College Row. Will, who hails from Florida, is majoring in molecular biology and biochemistry and the College of Integrative Sciences. Temperatures reached 63 degrees.

Will Barr ’18 frolics in Wesleyan’s last patch of snow April 3 on College Row. Will, who hails from Florida, is majoring in molecular biology and biochemistry and the College of Integrative Sciences. Temperatures reached 63 degrees.

Pansies are planted in several containers on College Row.

Pansies are planted in several containers on College Row.

Rain and Roses, Chilly Campus

After a hard rain on May 31 and June 1, temperatures plummeted to 54 degrees on campus. Thirsty spring flowers soaked up the rain. (Photos by Olivia Drake)

Mountain laurel near the Davison Art Center and Downey House (pictured).

Mountain laurel near the Davison Art Center and Downey House (pictured).

What’s Blooming on Campus?

From daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and pansies to flowering cherry, magnolia and pear trees on College Row, spring blooms finally emerge across campus in warmer temperatures at the end of April. (Photos by Olivia Drake)

Wesleyan's spring blooms, April 29, 2014. (Photo by Olivia Drake MALS '08)

Wesleyan's spring blooms, April 29, 2014. (Photo by Olivia Drake MALS '08)

Foss Hill, Bikes, Flying Disks during Wesleyan’s Spring Break

Students didn’t need to leave campus to get a warm weather fix during spring break. With temperatures skyrocketing to 75 degrees, many of the students who stayed in Middletown enjoyed the mid-semester recess on Foss Hill and College Row:

Wesleyan students enjoy an afternoon tossing a flying disk on March 21. Pictured, from left, are Jonathan Ong '15, Scarlett Perry '15, Ha Min Kim '15 (blue shirt), Kaito Abe '15 (tan shirt) and Hieu Nguyen '15 (white shirt). Kim, who lives 30 minutes away from Middletown, says he stayed on campus because he "loves Wesleyan!"

Scarlett Perry '15.