What’s NU: Homecoming Week Oct. 1-5

Each week we’ll post a roundup of interesting, educational, entertaining or just plain cool Northwestern events. If you have an event to feature, send the info to socialmedia@northwestern.edu.

Tuesday, October 1

Fall Job and Internship Fair
12-4 p.m., Norris Center, 2nd Floor
Hosted by Northwestern University Career Services, the fair is for NU students and alumni. More than 100 employers will represent various industries with companies ranging from Abercrombie & Fitch to Ernst & Young.

Homecoming 2013: Northwestern Gladiator
1-3 p.m., Deering Meadow
Activities include a giant inflatable obstacle course, inflatable jousting and more! There will also be food trucks from six local vendors. WildCARD and cash required.

Buffet Center Open House and Reception
4-6 p.m., 1902 Sheridan Road
Celebrate a new year of Buffet Center activities and connect with faculty and students.


Wednesday, October 2

 Homecoming 2013: All Cat
7 p.m., McCormick Auditorium
Some of NU’s top performance groups will perform to show how talented Northwestern students can be! They will also pair with Homecoming Court members who will show off their talents. Audience members vote at the end for their favorite act!


Friday, October 4

Mike & Mike Live Broadcast from Deering Meadow
5-9 a.m., Deering Meadow
ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike will be broadcasting live from Northwestern! Bring your friends and your purple pride to start off Homecoming weekend with a bang!

Homecoming 2013: Favorite Memory on the Rock
9 a.m. (all day), The Rock
Students, faculty and alumni can write their favorite Northwestern memories on the Rock!

Homecoming 2013: Parade
6 p.m., Sheridan Road
Support your fellow Wildcats at NU’s annual Homecoming parade! Cheer for students and faculty as they come down Sheridan Road with banners and floats.

Homecoming 2013: Pep Rally
6:45 p.m., Deering Meadow
Show your Northwestern spirit as Grand Marshal Mike Greenberg (Medill ’89) crowns the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen.

Homecoming 2013: Concert
7:15 p.m., Deering Meadow
Sing along to your favorite songs with 90s cover band Mike and Joe to celebrate NU Homecoming 2013.


Saturday, October 5

Northwestern College GameDayESPN College GameDay Live Broadcast
8-11 a.m., Lakefill
Get up early, wear purple, make signs in support of the Wildcats and represent NU to the ESPN viewing audience as the station’s signature college football show broadcasts live on the lakefront.

Wildcat Football – Northwestern University v. Ohio State University
7 p.m., Ryan Field
Watch the undefeated Wildcats take on the Buckeyes as NU Football opens its Big Ten season on prime time national television!

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