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Homecoming court represents CSU-Pueblo traditions and diversity

Image courtesy of csupueblo.edu Former and current students of Colorado State University-Pueblo will come together Oct. 11 to celebrate the 82nd year of the school and crown a winner from this year's diverse group of homecoming royalty. The "Pack Attack: Welcome Homecoming 2015" event will welcome back students who attended Southern Colorado Junior College, Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado State College, the University of Southern Colorado and CSU-Pueblo. "Homecoming provides the opportunity for alumni of the university to gather and network with other alumni of their respective departments or organizations...
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Alumni association expects strong turnout for homecoming events

The Alumni Association expects several alumni to return to CSU-Pueblo for homecoming events. Photo courtesy of csupueblo.edu The Alumni Association at Colorado State University-Pueblo is expecting a large amount of alumni to participate in this year’s homecoming events, though there are currently 65 formal registrations. The schedule of events, which last from Oct. 9 to Oct.11, include the Homecoming Pep Rally that begins at 5 p.m. in the Massari Arena, the Mass Communications 50th Anniversary Celebration at 5:30 p.m. at Pueblo’s Union Depot, the football game which starts at 2...
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Getting to know CSU-Pueblo’s new king and queen

Enrique Rodriguez and Alisa Proffer King Enrique Rodriguez Senior exercise science major Enrique Rodriguez, Jr. is CSU-Pueblo’s 2014 homecoming king. Rodriguez partnered with Alisha Proffer to campaign for homecoming royalty together. “I was surprised to win,” he said. “I’ve had my 15 minutes of fame, now it’s back to reality to continue working toward my degree.” Starting as a freshman, Rodriguez made a bucket list of the things he wanted to accomplish while in college, and he’s already completed the list. “Homecoming wasn’t on the list. But this being my...
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Wrapping up a successful homecoming

Enrique Rodriguez and Alisa Proffer are crowned 2014 homecoming royalty. It’s a wrap for the Colorado State University-Pueblo 2014 homecoming festivities which concluded with alumni and fans gathering at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl to enjoy the biggest football game of the season. The fun of the pep rally, themed dress-up days and the big game set the stage for the anticipated moment of honor: the crowning of the homecoming king and queen.  It’s a huge honor to be named the king or queen of the university, but the...
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Eagles grounded by the Thunderwolves

Thunderwolves take down Eagles 41-13.Homecoming 2014 Coming into Saturday’s game, the biggest question surrounding the Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves was how they were going to respond after losing to Fort Lewis last week. They responded, and in a big way, winning 41-13 over Chadron State. After the defense forced a three and out to start the game, it didn’t take the Thunderwolves long to score on their first offensive play of the game, a 59 yard touchdown pass from Chris Bonner to Kieran Duncan. Duncan, who missed last week’s game...
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Homecoming needs to go home

graphic courtesy of The Everyman blog Homecoming originated in the United States in the late 1800s and signified the coming home of former residents and alumni, and it quickly grew to include events and activities specific to each area. Over the years, homecoming has morphed from a single night meant to welcome back those who have moved on, to an entire week of pep rallies, parades, class competitions and individual recognitions. In other words, homecoming no longer focuses on welcoming back alumni but on highlighting the goals and accomplishments of...