In fact, it looks like the admissions office will actively try to avoid this lucky coincidence in the future, according to last year’s “Blunt Refusal” Argus article:
In general, Koerting said, Admissions actually is planning a new direction for WesFest.
“Admissions has said that they have decided that if WesFest is on 4/20 they’ll move it to a different week,” she said. “After two consecutive years of hazy smoke on Foss Hill, it gives the impression that anything goes on here. On any other day, though, you can’t just smoke pot on the hill.”[…] WesFest’s periodic overlap with the annual pot holiday has never been intentional, said Admissions Program and Events Coordinator Stephanie Pruitt.