Published: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 17:10
President’s State of the University Address
NDSU’s President Dean Bresciani, will give a speech to the student body at 11 a.m. in Festival Concert Hall. President Bresciani will review the past year and embrace the challenges coming up in the year ahead.
Homecoming Show and Coronation
Blue Key Honor Society and Campus Attractions will be holding the homecoming show and coronation of the homecoming court at 7:30 p.m. at Festival Concert Hall. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door or by contacting a member of Blue Key. Proceeds will benefit Pray for Gray, a nonprofit brain tumor foundation.
NDSU will hold the homecoming parade at 5:30 p.m. on Broadway in downtown Fargo. This will be the first parade located downtown since 1982. The parade will move north along Broadway and end on 4th Street North. The parade will bring about tradition from the years past and add a little change to the future ahead.
The pep fest will follow the parade located right outside the Fargo Civic Center located on 207 4 St. N. According to the NDSU news, the program will feature President Dean L. Bresciani, Director of Athletics Gene Taylor, Gold Star Marching Band, cheer team and yell leaders. Everyone across the community is invited to wear yellow and green and get pepped up for this year’s homecoming festivities.
Run with the Herd
NDSU’s student government will be holding the annual 5K homecoming run starting at 8 a.m. in the Wellness Center parking lot. The run will finish at the Memorial Union on campus, ending the event with a presentation of awards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female contestants.
Tailgating for the NDSU Bison game will begin at 8 a.m. and go until 1 p.m. in the south end of the west parking lot. All fans are welcome to participate and get pumped up for the football game beginning at 1 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Fargodome.
Football Watch Party
The Bison take on Missouri State at 1 p.m. Hot dogs and burgers for the first 200 people will be served for students in the Memorial Union. The entertainment will include commentary, trivia and prizes.
The game between NDSU Bison and Missouri State Bears will kick-off at 1 p.m. at the Fargodome. All tickets are sold out but the Bison football team on one of Fargo’s local channels at one of the watch parties around the F-M area.