And now for something a little different: A round-up! Of awards that the Clog is awarding to Homecoming events! Based on their titles! Dumb? Whatever. Here are the full listings for the student homecoming events (Oct. 4-9) and the weekend events for everybody, if you’d rather wade through them yourself.

So, without further ado …

-Most Stampede-y: Student Homecoming T-Shirt Giveaway (Oct. 4, 12:30 p.m. on Upper Sproul Plaza)

-Laziest: Guided Stroll Around Central Campus (Led by a student ambassador)

-Awesome: Glorious Total Solar Eclipses (Lecture by Alex Filippenko, Oct. 8, 5-6 p.m. in Sibley Auditorium)

-Numerologically  Most Fortuitous: Class of 1955 55th reunion ($55-luncheon)

-Least Usefully Punctuated: “Founders’ Rock!” Exhibition (Second floor of Doe Library)

-Most Incredibly Awkward: Tie between the Alreigh Williams Forum: The Value of High Performance Teams, featuring Cal Men’s Rugby Coach Jack Clark and an event called “Can Cal Afford Athletics: A Conversation with Sandy Barbour” (Both on Oct. 8, during the afternoon)

-Most Deceptively Pretentious-Sounding: The Art of Narrative Film Technique (Lecture with probably great movie clips by Marian Fabe, Oct. 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at BAM)

-Least Likely to Actually Get You Drunk: Intoxicating Plants of the Garden ($15, UC Botanical Garden)

-Most Likely to Get You Drunk (If You’re Invited): The Cal Parents Fund Breakfast for Leadership Donors (For donors who have contributed $2,500 or more and their families)

-Also Pretty Stampede-y: Homecoming Pre-Rally Barbeque (Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. at Spieker Plaza, free food!)

-Most Like Your High School Homecoming Events on Steroids: Homecoming Rally!! (Oct. 8, 8-9 p.m. at Haas Pavilion)

-Best-Attended: Cal Football vs. UCLA (Oct. 9, 12:30 p.m. kick-off, obviously at Memorial Stadium)

Let us know in the comments if you’ve got any nominations of your own.

2Pac – California Love [YouTube]
Homecoming 2010 [Website]
Student Homecoming [Cal Alumni Association]

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