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Fall Is Harvest For Your Soul

Jack Anderson | Posted 11.13.2016 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Fall is red. Fall is passion. Fall is yellow. Fall is reflection.

This 99-Year-Old Homecoming Queen Would Totally Get Our Vote

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2016 | Fifty

Some moments only become sweeter with time. And for 99-year-old Edna Chance that meant being crowned honorary homecoming queen at her high school some...

Teen Who Died Battling Cancer Gets Honored With Homecoming King Crown

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2016 | Good News

These selfless students came together to honor a former classmate who died while battling cancer. As a tribute to Nick Peters, a 17-year-old who died ...

Why You Should Join Me in Saying No to Fall

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.05.2016 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

I have some news that may surprise you. The season we call fall is finished. Autumn is history. This is the year, you see, when about one quarter ...


Katherine Sotelo | Posted 02.11.2017 | College
Katherine Sotelo

In 2013, I went to prom. It was my junior prom, to be exact, at an art gallery on the outskirts of downtown San Antonio. I wore a black dress with a ...

The Very, Very Best Surprise at Christmas

Jimmy Dunne | Posted 12.23.2016 | Good News
Jimmy Dunne

May you enjoy this story of the beauty, and the strength, and the heart of family. A story about how being together with those you love truly is the present of Christmas. And a reminder that so many young men and women in uniform won't be home this Christmas - as their gift to all to us.

Josh Ritter Debuts Brilliant New Crowd-Sourced Video "Homecoming"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.11.2016 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Josh Ritter, whose latest album Sermon on the Rocks has been called by many his best ever song collection, recently initiated a call to action with hi...

What I Learned From Homecoming

Dana McKenna | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dana McKenna

It seems we're all so much more aware that although what was going on "way back when" in this particular place is what bound us together then, it's the continuing relationships with these particular people that brings us back now.

My Daughter's First Date

Jimmy Dunne | Posted 11.08.2016 | Parents
Jimmy Dunne

Some lanky high school freshman kid with a too-red face who never got the memo on how combs work had that determined look in his eye of: "One day I'm going to look like John Cusack," and knocked on our front door to pick up my daughter for her first real "date."

Watch Homecoming Queen Kick A Field Goal Moments After Being Crowned

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.23.2015 | Good News

EmbedContent(562a6630e4b0aac0b8fcb526,Homecoming queen Jodie Farnetti makes history with her point after touchdown kick in West Blocton's Homecoming v...

Home as a Transitive Verb

Cynthia Kane | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Cynthia Kane

It makes me think that ultimately, if we want to make home a transitive verb, if we want to home one other and ourselves, if we want to home the world, there is no other option but to build peace. So that home is wherever life sends us.

In Defense of Wearing an R2D2 Dress to Homecoming

Maria Rodgers O’Rourke | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents
Maria Rodgers O’Rourke

Around here, the high school homecoming dress code calls for a suit for boys and a cocktail-style dress for girls. My daughter's R2D2 dress is more casual. The biggest push-back against her decision has come not from me, her father, nor her boyfriend (a fellow Star Wars fanatic), but from the girls.

Awesome Spirited Teen With Cerebral Palsy Gets Voted Homecoming Queen

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.02.2015 | Teen

A high school in Minnesota recently came together to ensure its biggest supporter was crowned homecoming queen. Murray County Central High School stud...

Gay Teen's Catholic School Says He Can't Bring His Date To Homecoming

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13 A gay student at an all-boys Catholic prep school in Memphis, Tennessee, says school administrators are refusing to allow him ...

15 Reasons Going To An HBCU Is An Experience Like No Other

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

The roads of HBCUs are paved in black magic. The more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation act as a safe space for bla...

School With Tom Hanks-Themed Homecoming Gets Awesome Response From The Actor

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty

A high school in California has decided to use its homecoming festivities to celebrate the work of Tom Hanks. And now, thanks to a successful social m...

Home Is Where It's Happening

Heather Risinger | Posted 08.06.2016 | Taste
Heather Risinger

I left my stretched-out, suburban hometown after college. I wanted more. There was a yearning for art, theatre, big museums, foodie-style restaurants...

LeBron James Is Making His Cleveland Ancestors Proud

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Megan Smolenyak

Whether LeBron knows it or not, three generations of his family once called Cleveland home. LeBron has classic, Great Migration heritage, and two branches of his family tree made their way from the South to Cleveland.

Dog Totally Loses It After Owner Returns From 2 Years Abroad

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.10.2015 | Good News

Unrestrained excitement, your name is Bailey. For the past couple of years, this 3-year-old beagle-coonhound mix has missed her human companion Nat...

Military Sergeant Breaks Down After Wife Surprises Him On Other Side Of The Country

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.20.2014 | Good News

This military couple's surprise reunion will leave you crying happy tears along with them. A video uploaded to YouTube documents Gunnery Sgt. Chri...

#TheMeccafest: A New Home for Howard Homecoming

Rachel Hampton | Posted 01.03.2015 | College
Rachel Hampton

Howard University's Homecoming celebration is one known for its immense turn out to events with even bigger names attached to them. For 90 years, the celebration has garnered a public filled with Howard students, alumni, the DMV Community, and of course -- those out-of-town friends who crashed on couches to experience such an epic weekend.

A Reign of 90 Years, Crown Creates an Unforgettable Howard Homecoming

Rachel Hampton | Posted 12.30.2014 | College
Rachel Hampton

Each year, the Howard University Homecoming continues to reach higher heights. This year's Crown, celebrated 90 years of creating a celebrity-filled week of events to recognize and commemorate the work of the University's students and alumni.

At Homecoming, These Teens Proved Friendship Goes Beyond Intellectual Disability

Abigail Abel | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Abigail Abel

I can honestly say Mitch is one of the closest friends I have ever had, but Mitch is not my "friend with an intellectual disability," he's just my friend.

This High School Has An Amazing Reason For Getting Rid Of Its Homecoming King And Queen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In an amazing move for transgender and gender non-conforming youth, a high school in southern Oregon has eliminated the traditional roles of "king" an...

Why Were 11 Girls Turned Away From Their Homecoming Dance?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.25.2014 | Teen

Nearly a dozen girls were turned away from Utah's Bingham High School homecoming dance last Saturday, according to FOX 13's KTSU. The reason? Their "i...