‘Cougar Pride is on our side so long, SoCal’

This weekend, a football game against USC, a bonfire rally, parade and other activities are planned to celebrate WSU Homecoming 2002.

“Cougar Pride Is On Our Side So Long, SoCal” is the theme of this year’s festivities. The football team takes on the University of Southern California Trojans in Martin Stadium Oct. 5 at 4 p.m.

Glenn Terrell Mall will host a street fair Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The annual bonfire rally is scheduled for Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. on Flag Lane, the area connecting Stadium Way and Colorado Street, north of Mooberry Track.

The sixth annual homecoming parade is set to begin at 12:30 p.m. in downtown Pullman on Oct 5. Student teams will show off their floats as they follow the parade route along Main Street. Pullman’s National Lentil Festival Express train will be among the parade entries. WSU President V. Lane Rawlins, and Robert C. Bates, academic vice president and provost, along with their spouses, Mary Jo Rawlins and Wendy Bates, will also join the parade. The WSU Marching Band and student leaders, too, will make an appearance.

In other homecoming activities, volleyball enthusiasts can attend matches when WSU takes on the Arizona Wildcats at 7 p.m., Oct. 3, and the Arizona State Sun Devils, at 7 p.m., Oct. 4. Both matches are in WSU’s Bohler Gym.

Soccer fans can see the WSU women as they square off against Brigham Young University at 3 p.m., Oct. 3, at Cougar Soccer Field on Colorado Street.

The ASWSU Homecoming Committee is coordinating the homecoming activities. Student groups on and off campus are encouraged to participate.

For parking restrictions on Oct. 5, see http://www.wsu.edu/parking/gameday.html .

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