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Torchlight Parade brings school spirit

Torchlight Parade brings school spirit

Alyssa Mitchell and Chloe Phillips

October 26, 2018

A street full of flickering torchlights lit up the night as students put another year under the belt of the annual homecoming Torchlight Parade. From wanting to support our school to just enjoying the heat, over 100 attendees had their reasons for participating in the homecoming tradition. Attendee Comment...

450 flames light torch parade

450 flames light torch parade

Devin Field

October 20, 2017

Campus streets radiated with the warm light of 450 torches held by students, faculty and staff as they marched toward the annual bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming festivities. Student organizations took part in presenting the final round of the lip-sync competition, where Alpha Psi Omega, the ...

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Herbert McCullough

October 20, 2017

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were burne...

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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