At the end of freshman year at the U.S. Naval Academy, students do something a bit strange. The bizarre ritual forces dozens of people to huddle around a campus monument in an attempt to place a cap at the top.
The structure is taller than it looks, and these clever cadets go to great lengths when it comes time to prove themselves before sophomore year rolls around. Take a look at the video below to get a rare glimpse inside the social lives of some of America’s best students.
It looks kind of fun, doesn’t it? Everyone needs to let loose every now and then!