(CAMPUSREFORM) — This Monday afternoon, a normally quiet meeting room in Dartmouth’s College Hall was filled with students debating whether the New Hampshire Ivy league should change the theme of its annual Winter Carnival to “Snow Justice, Snow Peace.”
The meeting, originally intended as a space to organize the students volunteering at this year’s carnival, became a forum for debate over the carnival’s theme. The student planning board had intended to use the theme, “The Cat in the Hat Comes to Winter Carnival.”
They had worked to obtain permission for the theme from Seuss Enterprises, which had granted permission to the college, in part because the Seuss family planned to attend this year. Unfortunately, these efforts may have been in vain.
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