2022 International Spirit of Zinck’s Night in Ecuador
October 20 @ 7:00 pm
The International Spirit of Zinck’s Night is an annual event for Cornellians around the world to celebrate Cornell. This year, we will gather locally in person! If you are interested in joining this event virtually please reach out to Monica Alatorre.
DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2022
TIME: 7:00PM-9:00PM local time in Quito
LOCATION: Bar at Marcus Apicius, USFQ, Avenue Pampite, USFQ, Cumbaya, Quito, Ecuador
COST: Pay as you go
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
QUESTIONS: Contact Monica Alatorre at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mauricio Cepeda at email@example.com
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE INTERNATIONAL SPIRIT OF ZINCK’S NIGHT. HOW IT ALL BEGAN.
“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.