Homecoming activities for students announced

Contact: Deanne Puca
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KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A competition for the most team spirit, food drive, flag football and basketball tournaments, crowning of king and queen, as well as a one of the largest gatherings of multicultural students to showcase culture are some of the featured activities for students during Western Michigan University’s Homecoming Week Monday through Saturday, Oct. 3-8.

Sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership, there are also several opportunities for students to volunteer throughout the week.

For a complete list of activities and descriptions, visit wmich.edu/homecoming.


Monday, Oct. 3

  • Breakfast of Champions, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Multicultural Review, Miller Auditorium, 7 p.m.
  • Kickoff Bowl, Waldo Stadium, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

  • Breakfast of Champions, College of Aviation, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Tug of Oar and food drive, Gabel Natatorium, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

  • Western Wednesday, Campus Flagpoles, noon to 2 p.m.
  • 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Student Recreation Center, 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 6

  • Yell Like Hell, Miller Plaza, 6 p.m.
  • Block Party, Miller Plaza, 7 p.m.
  • Campus Activities Board movie, Miller Auditorium, 9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Voting ends for king and queen, noon.
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council Marchdown, Miller Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Football game Broncos vs. Northern Illinois, Waldo Stadium, 6:30 p.m.
  • King and queen announced, Waldo Stadium, game half-time.

For more news, arts and events, visit wmich.edu/news.

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