CSU satisfied students with another year of homecoming events

Homecoming at Cleveland State University has become an annual week of events that usually show the highest student turnout

CSU Homecoming Parade. Photo by Daniel Newman

Cleveland State University prepared for homecoming weekend, scheduled Tuesday Oct. 5 – Friday Oct. 8, by providing a schedule to students, faculty and staff listing all events set to take place throughout the week.

The week begun with the Homecoming Kickoff event hosted by the Campus Activities Board.

The first event, held on Tuesday in the Student Center from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., featured some advertisement for what the week would hold for students and alumni.

Tuesday also acknowledged student sports clubs through the Krenzler Blitz. This annual tradition involved a flag football game between two fraternities’ intramural flag football teams and a club soccer game.

Krenzler Field also hosted open-entry games such as the tennis ball toss and a mini football throw in which students could win prizes.

“Hulk Out Day” and “A Super Night at the Movies” followed on Wednesday. Hulk Out Day encouraged students to wear CSU green as they walked throughout campus for the day. Some students also received prizes for participating.

“A Super Night at the Movies” that evening invited students to enjoy a screening of Marvel Studios’ Black Widow at the Washkewicz Engineering Lawn. Prizes were offered along with Homecoming blankets.

Thursday included The Gauntlet Scavenger Hunt early in the day, which gave students a chance to search for six Infinity Stones, spread throughout campus, which granted winning students superhero themed prizes.

At night, CAB hosted a compilation of superhero themed trivia games at the Student Center Atrium. This took place as CSU Women’s Volleyball also hosted matches of their own, taking on Green Bay University. Green Bay won the game with an ending score of 3-2.

Friday, Oct. 8 had three events for students to conclude their homecoming week. Starting with the annual Homecoming Parade, which trailed through the middle of campus, sports teams and student organizations marched to the Physical Education building, the rain location for the second event of the day, VikeFest.

The PE building was also home to the week’s last event. The women’s volleyball team played another game against Milwaukee in the Woodling Gymnasium. Vikings lost narrowly, 3-2, concluding another action-packed Homecoming week.

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