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Finding tailgate attire

Finding tailgate attire

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019

The fall semester begins Aug. 21, and with football season hot on its heels, preparation for tailgating is key. Tailgating season has numerous aspects to it, such as hanging out with friends, reconnecting with alumni, supporting one’s favorite team, and eating food. Regardless of the reason to attend,...

Homecoming from the eyes of student-athlete alumni

Homecoming from the eyes of student-athlete alumni

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

Tailgating before the annual Homecoming Game can bring alumni student-athletes together for a Homecoming experience different from their years at the university. Brent Wagner, an offensive lineman on the football team from 2012-15, compared attending Homecoming as an alumnus and as a student-athlete. “It’s...

Tailgating and the dirty side of Pottle

Tailgating and the dirty side of Pottle

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Among the tailgating activities, another thing likely to be witnessed is university fans urinating by the side of the Pottle Music Building. Before any home football game at Strawberry Stadium, university sports fans fill Friendship Circle wearing their green and gold. The smell of charcoal grills...