Big Red Weekend—Friday and Saturday preceding the first day of classes in the fall, when new students gather for orientation, receive their laptop computers, and get acclimated to their college home
Frank, the Ghost—Library staff and faculty swear that Frank unshelves and reshelves books, among other pranks in Houghton Library.
The Green—The beautiful park around which Huntingdon's buildings are situated. The Green was planned by famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted when the College moved to this spot in 1909.
The Green Window—This is the enormous window in the Chapel behind the organ pipes, at the center of which is a cross.
Hawk ’em—The battle cry for success in just about everything around campus.
The Hawk Walk—The parade from the front of Flowers Hall to Samford Stadium that precedes every home football game.
The Hut—The hub of Student Life activity, where all of the offices for student life are located.
Oracle Hunt—Held annually for more than 50 years, this event is so secret that no one is allowed to know about it except those who participate. The seniors lead the juniors to the Oracle through a series of clues. It takes all night and requires you to wear clothes you don’t mind ruining and go places no one has gone before (except those who found the Oracle last year).
The Red Lady—The most famous ghost on campus, she allegedly “lives” in Pratt Hall and has kept people in and out of rooms, appeared in hallways, and done various other frightening things. She is documented in a story from the collection 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey by Kathryn Tucker Windham, Class of 1939.
Sig Ep Waterslide—About twice a year, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity unfurls a giant plastic tarp on the steepest hill on the Green and slathers it with soap—and the fun is documented by dozens of cameras.