University of Missouri–St. Louis students and other members of the campus community came together to celebrate homecoming last week after last year, when all the events were held virtually. They had their minds bent by a mentalist, packed the stands to support the UMSL men’s and women’s basketball teams, feasted on chili, dined on pancakes and danced the night away at the “Roaring Back into the ’20s” dance. A Thursday ice storm interrupted some of fun, but the week still brought plenty of joy and spirit. Check out some of our favorite photos of the festivities!
Mentalist show with Sean Bott
Mentalist Sean Bott demonstrated his mind reading, telepathy and telekinesis skills in front of a virtual crowd on Wednesday.
Pack the Stands
Despite an ice storm that necessitated a virtual learning day on Thursday, students still turned out in the evening to support the men’s and women’s basketball team in “Pack the Stands.”
Yaakema Rose Jr. and the UMSL men’s basketball team pulled out a 76-68 homecoming victory over Southern Indiana at the Mark Twain Athletic Center.
Annual Chili Feed
Hungry chili fans waited to get a taste of the annual Chili Feed, which was moved from Thursday to Friday because of the weather.
The Sodexo crew helped make the Chili Feed a success.
College of Business Administration faculty and staff members (from left) Assistant Professor Timothy Dombrowski, Professor Gerald Gao, Dean Joan Phillips, Professor Steve Moehrle and Director of Graduate Business Programs Francesca Ferrari, enjoyed their chili together. The College of Business Administration’s cream cheese and chicken chili was the winning entry in the Chili Feed competition.
Tiny Tritons Pancake Breakfast
An alumna shares an UMSL-themed pancake with her little one.
The event wasn’t just about food. Kids also got a chance to see balloon making.
A pancake artist from Dancakes creates one of her tasty treats.
A Minnie Mouse fan got her favorite pancake!
‘Roaring Back into the ’20s’ homecoming dance
Party-goers embraced the Roaring ’20s theme.
Everyone got in on the fun.