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After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginia University is once again holding homecoming festivities, but things might look a little different compared to past years.
West Virginia University celebrated the 2021 Homecoming this week, as students took part in rich school traditions, competitive activities and charitable events.
As West Virginia approaches its homecoming battle with the Texas Tech Red Raiders, the Mountaineers are not riding very high. A 16-13 loss to then-No. 4 Oklahoma was hard fought, but it was still a lost for WVU.
The 2021 Homecoming court looks a little different this year. Instead of having an even amount of men and women on the court as in previous years, this year’s homecoming court did not take gender into account when selecting finalists.
Homecoming 2021 is your chance to celebrate Mountaineer traditions and show your spirit during this year’s in-person events. There will be traditional activities – some with a new twist – for you to enjoy with friends, families and returning alumni. Be sure to check them out.
The 1863 Live Homecoming Kickoff concert and pep rally at Mylan Park featuring NLE Choppa, Chief Keef and Tyga will be postponed until further notice, as per an announcement made on Sept. 9.
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The WVU Alumni Band is set to take the field alongside The Pride of West Virginia on Saturday for WVU’s Homecoming game against Texas.
The organization, which now has 1,400 members, was created in 1969 by former band members who wanted to play together again. The band has performed in the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and embarked on a European tour in the last year.
As this year’s Homecoming approaches, the 2017 Homecoming king and queen still feel honored to have served the university.
For Saturday’s Homecoming football game, three generations of the Clarke family will be preforming in The Pride of West Virginia University alumni band.
Homecoming is a time to relive cherished memories and to make new ones. It is a time to welcome back friends and alumni; to bring together Mountaineers from across the decades.
On Friday, Oct. 3, the annual West Virginia University Homecoming Parade filled the streets of downtown Morgantown. Thousands of students, alumni and Morgantown residents came out despite the poor weather to cheer on their fellow Mountaineers as they paraded down High Street.
From prickly beards to grizzly beards, 36 men stepped up to shave off their facial hair Wednesday in the for the traditional Mountaineer Beard Shaving competition.
Seven songs, 15 minutes, 370 people and 60,000 screaming fans – this is what “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, is used to as they take the field during football games.
The fourth round of Mountaineer Idol, the annual singing competition held in the Mountainlair for a grand prize of $1,000, was held Friday night in conjunction with West Virginia University’s Fall Family Weekend.
In the spirit of homecoming, members of the West Virginia University Greek Community came together Tuesday for the annual Greek Games.
Students, faculty, family members and alumni of West Virginia University lined High Street to watch the 2010 Homecoming Parade Friday.
Voting begins today and runs through Thursday. Students can vote on MIX for Homecoming candidates between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. The court will participate in the Homecoming parade on High Street Friday at 6:30 p.m. The king and queen will be crowned during a halftime ceremony at the WVU-Syracus…
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