It's a series of parties around the world for Yalies and their friends.
In 2008, a group of Yalies were bemoaning the fact that fact that their busy lives didn’t allow them to hang out with their Yale college friends anymore. What they needed was a stress-free, fun way to get together. What they wanted was an uncomplicated way to kick back and relax – no matter where on the globe they were.
What they built was Feb Club Emeritus.
Feb Club Emeritus is series of parties for Yalies around the world. Each night of February, there is at least one party; on most nights, there are many. From Atlanta to Zanzibar and everywhere in between, over 100 events draw over 5,000 Yalies annually.
Why is this done in February, you ask? Because this is what everyone remembers as one of the worst months of the winter on the Yale Campus. In fact, to alleviate the February doldrums, there have been student versions of Feb Club since the mid-1970s.
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