The holiday season 2013

With the hol­iday season upon us, stu­dents fill campus to build (and destroy) gin­ger­bread houses, show off their hol­iday spirit, enjoy sea­sonal fes­tiv­i­ties, and more.

Photos by Mariah Tauger and Brooks Canaday.

  • First-year environmental engineering doctoral student Alice Wang shows her holiday spirit as she crosses Huntington Avenue.

  • Civil engineering students watch as an earthquake-simulating shake table destroys a gingerbread creation during the third annual Structurally Stable Gingerbread House Competition.

  • Students stock up on candy during the 13th annual Gingerbread House Construction Contest in Stetson West.

  • Shawn Zubin, left, a fourth-year English major, helps Emily Moore, a fourth-year psychology major, with their "Grumpy Cat" gingerbread house.

  • Students, faculty, and staff enjoy an evening of hot chocolate, cookies, lights shows, and holiday spirit during the Winter Wonderland event held on the Snell Library Quad.

  • Frosty the Snowman made an appearance at Winter Wonderland.

  • Ice sculptor Eric Fontecchio puts the finishing touches on a husky during Winter Wonderland.

  • Inflatable snowmen watch over the Marino Center atrium.

  • A menorah, Christmas tree, and crèche were on display on the Curry Student Center roof deck.

  • A worker in a bucket lift installed tree lights in West Village.

  • Strings of lights illuminated the pathway next to the Curry Student Center.

  • The candle lighting ceremony, principles of Nguzo Saba, during the Kwanzaa celebration inside the Cabral Center.

  • 8 year-old Emmanuelle Donaldson joins in the Kwanzaa celebration inside the Cabral Center.

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