Homecoming 2016

The Class of 2020 was welcomed to Dartmouth—and alumni welcomed back—at last week’s homecoming celebration. View more images on Dartmouth’s Flickr.

Photos
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Students building the bonfire
Members of the Class of 2020 braved the cold rain to build the bonfire in the days before homecoming. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Two students taking selfies
Two students take a selfie of their face-painting achievements. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students enjoying pizza before the bonfire.
Pizza served as fuel for the run around the bonfire. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students painting each other's faces
Students paint each other’s faces before the “freshman sweep.” (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Group of students posing before the "Freshman Sweep."
Student pose together before going out on the “freshman sweep.” (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students from East Wheelock House
Students gathered at their house communities before heading out to join their classmates during the “freshman sweep.” (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Parade of '20s
The Class of 2020 marches toward the Green during the “freshman sweep.” (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Phil Hanlon speaking during Homecoming
President Phil Hanlon addresses alumni on Dartmouth Night. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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The bonfire lights up the night sky
The bonfire lights up the night sky. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Aerial view of homecoming bonfire
Hundreds of members of the Dartmouth community gathered on the Green for the bonfire. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students running onto the Green
The crowd gets closer to the Green. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students running onto the Green
Students break into a run as they arrive on the Green. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students prepare to light the bonfire
Students prepare to light the bonfire. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students wait for the bonfire lighting
The Class of 2020 gets ready to run. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students cheering before bonfire lighting
Students get fired up. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Bonfire class of 2020 numbers
As one of many homecoming traditions, the first-year class numbers sit atop the bonfire. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Parents and alumni watching the parade
Alumni, parents, and students take part in the traditional parade around Hanover. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Student-athlete marches in the parade
Members of the Big Green football team take part in the parade. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)