Of all of Bryn Mawr’s many traditions, Hell Week is perhaps the most infamous. The multi-day prank-fest claims to create bonds between freshmen “hellees” and their upperclassmen “hellers” but has also been the cause for considerable controversy. As Bryn Mawr debates whether to keep this long-held tradition in practice, take a look at this 1994 article in which Hell Week was receiving criticism for being against Bryn Mawr’s core values. Excerpt from The Bi-College News: Volume 26, Issue 17 courtesy of Haverford College Library’s Special Collections Department.
From the Archives: Bryn Mawr Hell Week Under Review
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