Take a look at the creation of some of the Homecoming parade floats with members and residents from the Inter-Residence Hall Association.
Left to right: Gilles Attipoe, 18, Janathan Grandoit, 27, and Vera Musah, 22, stuff paper into a wireframe alligator as part of the Reid-Yulee-Mallory Area Council Homecoming parade float Thursday afternoon. The council was one of 11 residence hall areas to design and build floats this week for the parade.
Rachel Stern, 19, left, and Beth Thompson, 18, affix a sign to the Broward Area Council Homecoming parade float Thursday afternoon. The housing and residence area governments got students to do this as a community-building exercise, Inter-Residence Hall Association President Severin Walstad said.
Biology student Aimee Dolan, left, and Zoology student Mikaela Lewitt hang decorations on the Lakeside Area Residence Council Homecoming parade float Thursday afternoon. Inter-Residence Hall Association president Severin Walstad said the area governments began planning in September but had only 12 hours this week to build their floats.
Dominique Floyd, 19, helps decorate the Towers Area Government (Beaty Towers) Homecoming parade float Thursday afternoon. Residents, staff and volunteers from 11 residence hall areas and the Inter-Residence Hall Association came out to build the floats during two days.
Computer engineering student Erich Anderson, left, and accounting student Reyna Bansil attach chicken wire to the Tolbert Area Council Homecoming parade float Thursday afternoon. Modeled on its annual Mudfest competitions, the float will display a mud volcano for the parade.
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