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Sophomore Emma Boyd

Emma Boyd, ‘22

NDB community reflects on the postponement of Aquacades 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic

The Catalyst interviewed Emma Boyd, sophomore about what would have been Aquacades.

 

TC: Friday would have been Aquacades, but it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.  What do you have to say about that?

EB: I am very upset that Aquacades will not happen this year. I hope to help the school find an alternative to help the seniors, freshmen, and current ASB officers have the final or first Aquacades experience.

 

TC: If we come back to school before the end of the year, do you think Aquacades should be rescheduled or should it be canceled?  

EB: I think Aquacades should be rescheduled. The seniors, freshman, and current ASB should be able to participate [because] I know that they have been looking forward to this since the beginning of the year.

 

TC: If it’s rescheduled during the summer, would you be willing to come celebrate it then?

EB: I would absolutely attend. It’s the biggest Notre Dame tradition, and there is no way I would pass up the opportunity.

 

TC: People usually look at pictures or videos of last year’s Aquacades to learn what it’s about.  One year from now, what do you want people to know about Aquacades?

EB: I would want people to know that it is something that can’t really be explained – You have to go to in order to experience it because it’s that big of a tradition. I would like people to remember from last year how much hard work everyone has put in the Aquacades since the beginning of the year and I want to be able to continue that for everybody who was able to put in the hard work this year.

 

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