2022 International Spirit of Zinck’s Night in Luxembourg
October 20 @ 6:30 pm
Join in local Cornell alumni to celebrate the long-standing tradition of the International Spirit of Zinck’s Night, happening for the first time in Luxembourg!
We look forward to seeing you at this event.
DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2022
TIME: 6:30PM-8:30PM local time in Luxembourg
LOCATION: Hitch, 21-25, Allée Scheffer, L-2520 Luxembourg
COST: Pay as you go
DRESS CODE: Casual
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 20 @ noon
QUESTIONS: Contact Olivier Sciales 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.