There were some disappointments over Homecoming weekend this year, but
as always, it was filled with reminiscences and laughter.
The score at half-time in Saturdays Shrine Bowl/Homecoming Cup football
game was 11-0 for the Stingers over the McGill Redmen but the final
score was 12-11 for McGill. The annual game benefits the Shriners
Hospital. A good crowd enjoyed the pre-game barbecue and some family fun.
More than 100 members of the first graduating class of Concordia University,
class of 75, celebrated their silver anniversary with a reception
in the McConnell atrium on the Friday evening. Concordia University Alumni
Association president Peter McAuslan spoke, and Rector Frederick Lowy
presented each grad with a diploma to commemorate the occasion.
More than 100 people attended the Rectors Reunion Dinner at the
Club St. Denis on Friday night to celebrate the classes of 1975, 1970,
1965, 1960, 1955, 1950 and 1945.
Scheduled Abitibi-Consolidated speaker Gwynne Dyer didnt make it
to Concordia for his talk on September 21 due to delays at a security-tight
However, folksy, frizzy-haired comedian Lorne Elliott tickled a good crowd
at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall on Saturday night by ruminating on
suburban life and singing homegrown ditties.