Saturday saw some familiar traditions and a lively campus from early in the day. Starting with the Wellness
Center 5K Run/Walk, 300 participants laced up their running shoes and took to Summit Avenue. After the 5K,
the Homecoming Parade featured student clubs and organizations, community members, and local business-es. The Tommies faced Augsburg in the Homecoming Football game, coming out on top with a final score of
The weekend kept rolling with the Anderson Takeover, where the student center filled with activities and fun
events for students and their families. A caricature artist and a photobooth helped attendees commemorate
the weekend, while a capella group Six Appeal performed in Scooter’s. The weekend came to a close with the
annual Homecoming concert, this year featuring Hippo Campus. The Minneapolis band filled Woulfe Alumni
Hall where students sang and danced to songs off thier album Bashful Creatures.
Homecoming 2016 serves as another reminder of the strong community at the University of St. Thomas. Students, alumni, family and friends all gathered to celebrate what it means to be a Tommie and continue our
growing passion for purple.
IN THE WELLNESS
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