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Golden Eagles commemorate ‘A Golden Past, A Brighter Future’

Parading a theme of “A Golden Past, A Brighter Future,” Cal State L.A. celebrated its Homecoming Week Feb. 16-21.

Photo of first place float.

Festivities included the annual parade and pep rally—where students, faculty and staff gathered on the Main Walkway and the University-Student Union Plaza to cheer for the Golden Eagle basketball teams and admire 17 floats decorated by student organizations and campus departments.

If you missed the parade and rally, you can view them online at http://www.calstatela.edu/eagleslive/.

Other activities during the week included men’s and women’s basketball games, tailgate parties, a student appreciation night, bowling tournaments, and a “Unity & Pride” student dance.

According to Marcus Rodriguez, interim director of Associated Students, Inc., “It was an attendance record-breaking Homecoming this year! The ASI Programming Unit would like to extend its sincere thanks to the volunteers, our event-planning partners and all those on campus who made our Homecoming Week dreams a reality! Even with our rain challenges and new event venues, we were able to revisit Homecoming successes of the past!”

Photo of second place float.
Homecoming Float Decorating Winners
1st Place:
Cinematic Visions (top photo)
2nd Place:
College of Arts and Letters (bottom photo)
3rd Place:
University-Student Union

Homecoming Banner Contest Winners
1st Place:
Alpha Phi Omega
2nd Place:
Delta Sigma Chi
3rd Place:
PACK (People for Animal Care and Kindness)

Raul Henderson Spirit Scholarship Winners
Undergraduate:
Adriana Castaneda (sociology major)
Graduate:
Beville Constantine (communication studies major)

Homecoming Office Decorating Contest Winner
Student Health Center

For more details, contact the Associated Students, Inc. at (323) 343-4780.

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Last Update: 03/3/2009