Homecoming murals show off superhero skills

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in Campus News and News

Homecoming sign competition 2016
KU’s 104th Homecoming kicked off Sunday, Oct. 16 with a non-perishable food drive, a scavenger hunt around campus and campus buildings and Greek houses glowing with crimson and blue lights.

The annual Sign Competition took place Oct. 17 on Wescoe Beach. Greek organizations and student life groups paired up to paint Homecoming-themed murals on plywood boards, which were judged based on the quality of the work and depiction of this year’s theme, Rock Chalk Super Hawk.

The winning masterpiece in the student life competition was by Omega Phi Alpha and Beta Upsilon Chi. In the Greek life division, first place was awarded to Phi Gamma Delta, Alpha Gamma Delta, Lambda Chi Alpha, and Sigma Delta Tau. Their sign is pictured above. Alpha Delta Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Delta Lambda Phi took second place, while Sigma Kappa, Pi Kappa Alpha and the Multicultural Greek Council finished in third place.

See all the entries in the slideshow below, or click here to view the photos on Flickr. Photos may be downloaded for personal use. Thanks to all the organizations who participated in the Sign Competition!

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2016 KU HomecomingKU’s 104th Homecoming celebration, Rock Chalk Super Hawk, takes place Oct. 16-22. For a full list of activities and events during Homecoming week, fun facts and historical information, visit www.kualumni.org/homecoming. Share your photos with us by posting on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #kuhomecoming, and follow the hashtag to see more pictures of the celebration. Click here to read more stories about Homecoming.