Celebrating ISU

Color guard leads the marching band in the homecoming parade

Photo by Jim Heemstra.

Homecoming week kicked off Sunday with a parade in downtown Ames. Pictured from left are Cyclone twirlers Maren McGuire and Rachel Lasota leading the color guard and marching band. The "Cy's the Limit" celebration wraps up this weekend with a full slate of events.

Friday, Oct. 25

  • 1:15 p.m., Ceremony, alumni association honors and awards, followed by a dessert reception (Benton Auditorium, Scheman), free
  • 4-9 p.m., Pep rally, giveaways and entertainment, including Yell Like Hell performances (Alumni Center), free
  • 8-10 p.m., ExCYtement in the Streets, lawn displays and skit performances (Greek neighborhood), free
  • 10 p.m.-12:15 a.m, Pancake feed, fireworks and campaniling (central campus), $3 optional food purchase

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Cyclone Central tailgate (Alumni Center), free
  • 2:30 p.m., Football, Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State, limited tickets remain
  • 8 p.m., Volleyball, Iowa State vs. Kansas State (Hilton Coliseum), $5

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • 3 p.m., Concert, "Bells of Iowa State" anniversary gala celebrating milestones for Stephens Auditorium, university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam and the Stanton Memorial Carillon (Stephens Auditorium), $25-$50