Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014 Weekend
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Homecoming 2014 Weekend

Homecoming festivities wrapped up this weekend with events on Friday leading up to Saturday’s game. On Friday night, student organizations walked in the Homecoming Parade, with the theme “Spirit is Out There.” Also on Friday night, the annual Hurricane Howl was held. The event included the boat burning ceremony and fireworks, as well as food…

Homecoming concert mixes genres with Matt and Kim, Fabolous
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Homecoming concert mixes genres with Matt and Kim, Fabolous

Although seemingly a strange combination, Matt and Kim with Fabolous at the 2014 Homecoming concert made for a surprising mishmash of alternative and rap music. On Thursday, the BankUnited Center transformed into a glow stick-illuminated, confetti-covered venue. During the evening, Kim booty danced over the crowd, Fabolous gave some heartfelt words and the mixed genres…

ACS, FEC presidents named Homecoming King and Queen
Homecoming 2014, News

ACS, FEC presidents named Homecoming King and Queen

Seniors Erika Glass and Daniel Acosta, representing Federacion de los Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) and Association of Commuter Students respectively, were announced king and queen of the Homecoming’s King and Queen Superhero Showdown in the SAC ballrooms Wednesday night. This year’s Homecoming court also includes junior Tequille Jackson, representing United Black Students as the prince, and freshman Jennifer Cooke, representing Stanford Residential…

Homecoming King and Queen Pageant Performance Videos
Homecoming 2014, News, Video

Homecoming King and Queen Pageant Performance Videos

At the King and Queen Pageant Wednesday night, Association of Commuter Students (ACS) President Daniel Acosta and Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) President Erika Glass were named Homecoming King and Queen, respectively. Multimedia Editor Erika Jackson captured all of the performances on video. This post will be updated throughout the night. Opening Performance Talent Round…

O-Cheer winners take a trip to outer space, dance to Katy Perry’s ‘E.T.’
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O-Cheer winners take a trip to outer space, dance to Katy Perry’s ‘E.T.’

The Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi) and Kappa Sigma team won the Homecoming Organized Cheer (O-Cheer) competition Tuesday night. O-Cheer performances resemble mini-musicals, except without singing and lots of dancing. This year’s O-Cheer event, held on the UC Patio, required organizations to come up with seven-minute skits using specific toys from Toy Story, like Barbie and Mr. Potato Head, to tell stories that showcased…

Homecoming service day proves fruitful
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Homecoming service day proves fruitful

After making it through a week of classes, about 200 students from various campus organizations spent their Saturday morning participating in Hurricanes Help the Hometown (HHTH), a Homecoming event that happens to be one of the longest-standing service days at the University of Miami. This annual event was planned out six months ahead of Homecoming…

FEC, ACS, UBS move on to Alma Mater Finals
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FEC, ACS, UBS move on to Alma Mater Finals

Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC), Association of Commuter Students (ACS) and United Black Students (UBS) have moved on to perform in the Alma Mater Finals in which competing organizations perform creative versions of the alma mater Thursday. One of the most popular events during Homecoming Week, the preliminary round of the Alma Mater Competition was…

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