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In the article I learned of the very generous donation from an alumna, Lulu Wang and her husband to her Alma mater, Wellesley College.
Here's the part I found most interesting:
Lulu Wang is the founder of Tupelo Capital Management, a name chosen
tongue-in-cheek with reference to one of Wellesley's more girlish
traditions. School legend has it that women must walk their ''young
men'' around the school's large lake three times. If by the third loop
he has not proposed marriage, she is allowed -- and encouraged -- to
push him into the lake at the point on the shore where the tupelo tree