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Pitt’s homecoming festivities past and present

(Top) Pitt’s 1957 homecoming queen rides atop a float built by Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity at Pitt. (Bottom) Phi Sigma Sigma and Phi Kappa find out they’ve won the float parade contest.

By Madeline Gavatorta, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Homecoming isn’t what it used to be. Pitt’s celebration evolved from a few frat-house parties to the football and alumni-focused week-long event it is today.

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