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Thousands on campus for Homecoming, Family Weekend

Sept. 27, 2010

KALAMAZOO--This week marks two of Western Michigan University's most festive three-day occasions--Homecoming and Family Weekend. This will be the second time the University's Homecoming and Family Weekend, set for Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1-3, have been combined to create a rich array of on-campus activities.

Photo of WMU Homecoming celebration.The 2010 Homecoming theme is "Unmasque your Bronco Spirit." The festivities actually began today, with the student-oriented Qdoba Homecoming Kickoff. Other free student events include the Western Games at 11 a.m. Friday at the pond followed by the Soapbox Derby at 2 p.m. on Gilkison Ave.

The highpoint of Homecoming will be the 2 p.m. football game Saturday, Oct. 2, against the University of Idaho.

Other Homecoming events of note are:

For details about these and other Homecoming events, visit wmich.edu/homecoming.

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Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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