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Southern Miss Students Participate in 2009 Homecoming Activities PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   
HATTIESBURG, Miss. University of Southern Mississippi students are participating in a variety of 2009 homecoming week activities, from traditional float stuffing to the chilly Fountain Sit, celebrating this year’s theme “Black and Gold Never Gets Old.” The week’s events culminate Saturday with the noon homecoming parade and Conference USA football game against Tulane University, when the homecoming queen and her court, along with Mr. Miss Southern Miss, are introduced at halftime. Kickoff for the game is set for 6 p.m.

Southern Miss students stuff floats on the Hattiesburg campus Tuesday as part of the university’s traditional homecomjng week activities. This year’s theme is “Black and Gold Never Gets Old.” (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)

Braving and bearing cold water, students sit in the fountain near The Hub for the popular “Fountain Sit” Tuesday as part of 2009 homecoming activities on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus. This year’s theme is “Black and Gold Never Gets Old.” (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)

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