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The International Spirit of Zinck’s Night is an annual event for Cornellians around the world to celebrate Cornell. Come celebrate with our Colombia members!

DATE: Thursday, October 21, 2021
TIME: anytime after 5:00PM local time in Medellin (come and go as you please)
LOCATION: The Rooftop Bar of the Somos Hotel – The Mosquito, Cl 10A #40-19, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
*this venue is an outdoor rooftop, masks are required to be worn in the hotel anyway, and in the bar
COST: No entry fee, pay as you go for food and drinks *Michael has coordinated to have a special cocktail concocted for the event called “Red in Medellin”

5.00 PM. Start. Drinks in the Mosquito – the Rooftop Bar of the Somos
5.45 PM PM COT. Sunset watching from the Rooftop
6.15 PM COT. Hotel Tour (optional)
6.30 PM COT. More Drinks
8.00 PM COT. DJ (music and dancing). Yet More Drinks.

*Alumni, Parents and Friends will receive a 20% discount if they choose to stay overnight at the Somos Hotel on Zinck’s Night

-Hosted by Spaghetti aka Michael Clouser, Hotel BS 1990, Johnson MBA 1999, P 2024  and Pablo Arango, eCornell ´20, Owner and Operator of the Somos Hotel

*This venue is for 18 years and above


“We’ll all have drinks at Theodore Zinck’s, when I get back next fall!” goes “Give My Regards to Davy,” the timeless Cornell fighting song. But just who exactly is Theodore Zinck? 

Theodore Zinck was an Ithaca saloon owner whose pub, the Hotel Brunswick, was a popular haunt for Cornellians in the 1890s. When he died in 1903, a series of bars on and around Collegetown adopted his name over the years. The last one closed in the 1960s, and Cornellians started commemorating the spirit of Zinck’s Night by gathering at an establishment on a Thursday night, once a year. This tradition of undergraduates coming together to enjoy camaraderie and refreshments has grown into a gathering for Cornellians of all stripes everywhere.

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