Post date: November 3, 2014
Then: Tents on the Mall, a lively assembly of campus groups with a food court, live band, and family-friendly activities like face-painting, began in 1985 in commemoration of the UA Centennial.
Post date: November 3, 2014
Then: The first UA Homecoming queen, sophomore Ruth Tackett of Tucson, was crowned in 1947. Bobcats Senior Honorary coordinates the selection of Homecoming royalty.
Post date: October 29, 2014
Then: The first UA Homecoming Parade, with plenty of student-built floats among the celebrants, processed around the newly dedicated Arizona Stadium in 1929.
Post date: October 29, 2014
Then: Proposed by UA football player and civil engineering student Albert H. Condron and built by UA students at a cost of $397, Sentinel Peak’s prominent “A” has proclaimed Wildcat spirit across the miles since 1916.
Post date: October 23, 2014
Then: The football game has been the centerpiece of Homecoming from the beginning.
Post date: October 20, 2014
Then: No one knows exactly when the UA bonfire and pep rally began, but this exhilarating lead-in to the Homecoming festivities may have started as early as 1920, predating the parade and other Homecoming traditions.
Post date: October 15, 2014
Then: Reporting on the Arizona–Occidental game in 1914, Los Angeles Times student reporter Bill Henry wrote that the UA team “showed the fig
Post date: October 15, 2014
Then: UA’s first football team was established in 1899. They wore sage green and silver uniforms. But the colors changed the following year when the team was offered blue jerseys with red trim at a discount.
Post date: October 6, 2014
Then: Founded in 1885, 27 years before the Arizona Territory became a state, the University of Arizona was almost 30 years old when it hosted its inaugural Homecoming game on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 1914.
Post date: March 4, 2014
Back-to-back victories over Pomona College in 1914 and 1915 inspired football player and civil engineering student Albert H. Condron. He went to one of his professors and suggested building an "A" in rocks on the side of Sentinel Peak as a class assignment.

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