In Photos: Homecoming 2016
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  • The Northwestern University Marching Band march down Sherman Ave. as they lead the parade procession on Friday night. Photo by Paola De Varona / North by Northwestern
  • Northwestern cheerleaders rile up the crowd from the top of a fire truck in their parade float. Photo by Paola De Varona / North by Northwestern
  • University President Morton Schapiro speaks about Stoddart, the University’s first faculty member to win a Nobel Prize since 2010, during the Homecoming rally. Photo by Justin Curto / North by Northwestern
  • Homecoming Grand Marshal George Newbern (Speech ’86), who currently plays Charlie on Scandal, congratulates the newly crowned Homecoming King and Queen, SESP senior Evan Frost and Medill senior Gauri Rangrass. Photo by Justin Curto / North by Northwestern
  • Northwestern students sing arm in arm as the band leads the crowd in the Alma Mater. Photo by Paola De Varona / North by Northwestern
  • Newbern, Homecoming Grand Marshal and Northwestern alum, poses for a picture with Frost and Rangrass. Photo by Paola De Varona / North by Northwestern
  • Stoddart’s research team joins him and Schapiro on stage to celebrate their Nobel Prize. Photo by Justin Curto / North by Northwestern
  • Head Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald talks about the season so far and encourages students and alumni to attend the Homecoming game against Indiana University. Photo by Justin Curto / North by Northwestern
  • Students buy food from Wicked Good Wiches, which was parked outside Deering for the Homecoming food truck festival on Monday. it can normally be found near Allison Hall on Chicago Avenue. Photo by Margaux MacColl / North by Northwestern
  • McCormick freshman Michael Chen orders from Beavers Donuts, which offers donuts with a variety of toppings, ranging from chocolate sauce to graham cracker crumbs. Photo by Margaux MacColl / North by Northwestern
  • Students cheer on the football team (3-3, B1G 2-1) during their Big Ten Conference matchup against the Indiana Hoosiers (3-3, B1G 1-2). Photo by David Gleisner / North by Northwestern
  • Before the game, trombone alumni from the Northwestern University Marching Band, called the NUMB Alum, take a group photo. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
  • NUMB Alum run onto the field for their pre-game performance. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
  • Alumni back for their class reunions present a check for more than $82 million to the University during the football game. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
  • Redshirt freshman running back John Moten IV dodges an Indiana player during a game full of offensive surges. Photo by David Gleisner / North by Northwestern
  • Junior safety Kyle Queiro takes down a Hoosier. Of Indiana's 14 points, the Northwestern defense only let one touchdown through. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
  • Senior wide receiver Austin Carr surges past Indiana defense. Photo by David Gleisner / North by Northwestern
  • Carr, who is currently the leader in receiving yards in the Big Ten, accounted for one of Northwestern's three touchdowns. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
  • The defensive line prepares for a punt. Photo by David Gleisner / North by Northwestern
  • Members of the football team sing the fight song to students after their 24-14 win against the Indiana Hoosiers. They're now 3-1 in conference play, which puts them second in the Big Ten West division. Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern

Alumni and students alike celebrated Homecoming Weekend this past weekend. With Scandal actor George Newbern as Grand Marshal, events for both current students and alumni and a win at Ryan Field, the weekend brought 'Cats together from all walks of life.

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