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A sculpture on Muskingum's Quad often referred to as the "pregnant kangaroo"
School Colors - Black and Magenta. The school officially made these the school's colors during the 1894-95 academic year. Legend has it that the color magenta was inspired years ago by a ribbon on a much admired hat of a lady faculty member.
Muskie "Hello!" - It is tradition that students, administrators and faculty members greet each individual they see on campus with a cheerful "Hi!" Because the campus is small, students quickly become familiar with virtually everyone on campus.
College Seal - Another respected tradition at Muskingum is that of never stepping on the college seal which is inlaid in the floor of the main entrance to Montgomery Hall. Legend has it that breaking this taboo results in the violator failing their next examination.
Spoon-holder - According to campus lore, sweethearts who kiss three times on the Spoon-holder, a small gazebo on the shore of the college lake, will someday marry.
Illumination Nights - the campus is illuminated on Commencement Weekend and Alumni Weekend, when the entire campus is lit with Japanese lanterns.
Chapel... the campus community gathers for worship in Brown Chapel on Thursdays at 11 a.m. No classes are scheduled during this hour in order that a time for reflection and renewal might be observed.
Alumni Weekend - occurs annually, usually in mid-June. Hundreds of Muskingum College alumni converge on campus for class reunions, the president's state of the college address and the alumni banquet.
Bob Jones, Sr. - ,the founder of Bob Jones University, was awarded an honorary degree by Muskingum in 1921. In less than a decade Jones would establish his controversial fundamentalist Christian school
Ghost of Patton Hall - Patton Hall is said to be haunted by the spirit of a female student who hanged herself on the third floor. This spector, whom people call Denise, enjoys locking and unlocking doors, leaving residents presents, and turning off and on lights. Some have claimed they have seen her noose when looking into a third story window from Lakeside Drive.