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A Celebrated Tradition

Since 1914, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has celebrated Homecoming, a week dedicated to honoring the spirit of the maroon and gold. Homecoming 2014, celebrating 100 years, brings the campus community together with events such as community service opportunities, cheer and lip sync competitions, sports tournaments, the Homecoming parade, concert and football game. This year's theme, "Forever Gold," celebrates school spirit and encourages the campus community to embrace their pride in the University of Minnesota. The official dates for Homecoming 2014 are October 12-18, 2014.

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A Unifying Event

Created to encourage school spirit and to increase interest in attending Gopher athletic events, the Homecoming Parade also promotes unity among students, staff, faculty, alumni and the surrounding community. This year’s parade route is down University Avenue.

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A Good Cause

As a part of Homecoming, Thank U is a philanthropic event intended to thank the University of Minnesota surrounding campus community. Volunteers participate in unique service projects that are designed by community members. Projects from last year included making rain barrels, removing graffiti, picking up litter on streets, landscaping, cleaning up the Soap Factory and much more!

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