Fourth of July on the Esplanade

The Core wishes a happy Fourth of July to all students – especially those lucky enough to be there at the Esplanade for the celebration!

Esplanade Celebration on June 30th, 1945

Esplanade Celebration on July 4th, 2010

Kara Baskin of The Boston Globe writes:

July Fourth commemorates the Declaration of Independence. It is hard to feel independent when cheek-to-jowl with someone in a foam Statue of Liberty hat. But we fought to be here then — and as anyone knows who has rushed to the Esplanade at dawn, blanket and stocked cooler in hand, for the best view — we haven’t stopped fighting.

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