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A Triumphant Return

Ohio University's Homecoming celebration returns after brief but historic hiatus

Olivia Christiansen spent Homecoming 2020 with her roommates, cooking brunch and wearing Bobcat gear together in their house.

Like many students and alumni, Christiansen, a senior studying strategic communication, greatly missed Ohio University’s Homecoming celebrations when they were made virtual for safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though she understood why and was happy to make the sacrifice, the day still stood out as a sore spot, and she missed the events with her choir, Ohio Bella Voce, and breakfast with the Public Relations Student Society of America, or PRSSA. She missed the bustling crowds of students and alumni who took over Athens for the Homecoming parade.

She exchanged texts with her father, an alumnus, on that day, and hoped for a future in which Homecoming would return to OU.

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