MU's Greek life has a strong tradition of supporting Homecoming, from pomping, to performing, to giving blood. Visit our photo gallery to see the ways Greektown has dressed itself up for the occasion.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 | 4:45 p.m. CDT;
updated 5:10 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 13, 2011
Alpha Phi, Alpha Epsilon Pi, and Phi Kappa Psi "Truman and Donkey Kong Save Homecoming." Members of each house are asked to pomp over ten weeks to complete the sets and characters for the homecoming skits. The houses based their decorations on a video game theme in 2007. Photo Courtesy of Sarah FlaggMembers of Kappa Alpha Order and Chi Omega participate in the talent preliminaries, a homecoming event, on Monday, October 10, 2005 at Jesse Hall. EMILY OLSON / MissourianMegan Sinclair, a MU freshman, gives blood for her first time at the MU Homecoming Blood Drive at the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse, on Tuesday Oct. 12, 2004. Sinclair volunteered to take the place of her friend Ellie Mills, a MU freshman, due to Mills recent trip to the Mayan Ruins in Mexico. Alex Reid helped support Sinclair through her donation with humor. KYLE AHRENS / Missourian Fraternities and sororities gathered at Jesse Hall Tuesday night at 10 p.m. for the announcements concerning which groups made it into the talent finals. ROSE BRACK-KAISER / Missourian1956 Homecoming decorations in Greek town. SAVITAR, 1957Lambda Chi Alpha won the 1978 house decorations competition. SAVITAR, 1979Tau Kappa Epsilon's entry into the 1970 Homecoming parade was meant to draw attention to social issues more important than the creation of a float. SAVITAR, 1971Greek members decorate a window at Kaldi's for Paint the District in 2010. MissourianThe Pi Kappa Alpha house placed second in the 1958 Homecoming house decorations contest. SAVITAR, 1959 House decorations at the Gamma Phi Beta house for Homecoming 1947. SAVITAR, 1947Although the sign outside Lambda Chi Alpha's decorative barn reads "2 couples in barn at one time only," the structure hardly looks sturdy enough for me. SAVITAR, 1968