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Current Issue: October 14, 2002
Volume 38, Number 7

'Homecoming on the range' captures school, state spirit

“Homecoming on the Range” is the theme for the 77th annual homecoming Oct. 21-26. Nearly 40 seperate events lead up to the homecoming football game as UNM takes on Utah on Saturday, Oct. 26 at University Stadium.

The festivities begin on Monday, Oct. 21, when students participate in “inflatable” games at Zimmerman Plaza and in a residence hall decorating contest. On Tuesday, students create chalk murals at the UNM Bookstore Homecoming party.

Students vote on royalty Wednesday, Oct. 23.

“The Lobo Howl,” along with other games that are part of the Cherry/Silver Spirit Cup competition, is set for Thursday, Oct. 24. The induction of the Class of 1952 into the Heritage Club will be the highlight of a dinner at the Albuquerque Petroleum Club at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

The All Sports Pep Rally is set for Friday, Oct. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Duck Pond where the unveiling of the 2002 Homecoming Court occurs.

The “Lobo Scoot ‘n Boogie” takes place on Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Southwest Fiesta Tent in the northeast corner of University Stadium. The event includes a western costume contest, live country and popular style band and free food.

Events for Saturday, Oct. 26 include the All University Breakfast, UNM Alumni Lettermen’s Tailgate Party, Southwest Fiesta and the ninth annual UNM Alumni Association Silent Auction.

Other highlights include the annual faculty and staff alumni luncheon and affinity receptions. For a complete list of events visit www.unm.edu then go to Homecoming 2002 at the lower left hand corner of the page.