Get Social: Lady Liberty returns

February 6, 2019 By Nate Moll

Nothing spruces up a frozen lake like a life-size replica of the top of the Statue of Liberty.

The Wisconsin Union brought the Statue of Liberty tradition back to Lake Mendota last weekend with a to-scale, inflatable replica of the Statue’s head, arm and torch. The Statue of Liberty tradition began with a prank in 1979 by the Pail and Shovel Party, fulfilling a campaign promise they made while seeking election to the Wisconsin Student Association, to sink the Statue of Liberty in Lake Mendota.

In this week’s Get Social, today’s students delight in the return of Lady Liberty:

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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of ice cream ????????

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Wisconsin, Antarctica, or New York? ????

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뉸나라❄️ #매디슨 #madison #lakemendota

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