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Oct. 20, 2005 • Volume 14 Number 4

Homecoming Returns to Campus Saturday

This year, Boston College will put the "home" back in "Homecoming."

To celebrate BC's entry into the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College has returned Homecoming to a campus setting, after many years of holding the event at venues in downtown Boston such as the Copley Plaza Hotel.

The festivities will take place this Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. on Lower Campus, in the lot adjacent to Robsham Theater and the Mods. But don't expect the place to look the same, say organizers: The area will be transformed, with two large white tents, a red carpet leading through a glitzy entrance way and two dance floors.

"Doing this makes sense in a lot of ways," said Ashley Naranjo '07, UGBC Special Events co-director. "BC is putting more emphasis on promoting campus traditions, especially now that we're in the ACC. We thought that holding the event here would give it more of a true 'Homecoming' feel."

To accommodate the event, the Boston College Police Department announced that the Robsham-Mods lot will be closed starting tomorrow at 11 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 23, at 3 a.m. For questions related to parking and traffic, contact the BCPD at ext.2-4440.

Homecoming tickets, which cost $20, are available at the McElroy Commons ticket booth. For more information, call ext.2-3490, e-mail reisenwi@bc.edu, or see the UGBC Web site at ugbc.org.

-Sean Smith

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