The Foot of Good Luck

College/University: Yale University
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Day(s)/Week it occurs: On going tradition

Summary of Event:

Students are told that rubbing the foot on Theodore Dwight Woolsey’s statue is good luck. Therefore, every freshman will be seeing making lines trying to rub the foot for good luck to come on their year. Everyone does it actually, staff, students and professors. This is a very interesting superstition but students at Yale are not ashamed to believe it and follow it.


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