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Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

Devin Field

October 17, 2017

After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, officials at University of Texas at Austin cancelled the torchlight parade on their campus. After both of these events, MSU officials debated whether to keep the MSU homecoming tradition. “One of the main responses on why we are doing...

Torchlight parade sparks community, ignites campus passion

The Wichitan

October 14, 2017

OUR VIEW: Despite the climate in the wake of violent Charlottesville protest, we hold true to our campus ethics and support the torch lighting ceremony for homecoming. Campuses across the country have ended events like the torch lighting ceremony after the protest in Charlottesville; however, our tra...

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