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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 11.03.2014 | 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 10.30.2014 | 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 10.21.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | Gay 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...

Transgender Girl Crowned School's Homecoming Princess

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school. The Gazette of Colorado Spring...

The Prodigal Son

Joe Singh | Posted 09.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Singh

This is and isn't about LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. This is about a man growing up and breaking free. To understand the magnitude of LeBron's decision, we need to examine the Decision.

Babies Waiting for Dad to Come Home is Adorable x 1,000,000 (VIDEO)

HooplaHa | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
HooplaHa

Babies get excited about everything -- from food to new toys -- but nothing is more exciting (or adorable) than getting to see their parents! Check o...

Chrissy Teigen's MTV Movie Awards Dress Gives Us A Sugar Rush

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Chanel Parks | Posted 04.13.2014 | Style

Although it's a little weird to see Chrissy Teigen without her hubby John Legend on the MTV Movie Awards red carpet, it's probably because he wouldn't...

This Second Grader Thought She Was Playing A Game. What Happened Next Brought On Tears

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.08.2014 | Divorce

Sweet military homecoming videos like the one above never fail to reduce us to happy tears. Lyrique, a second grader at a Mount Dora, Fla. school, ...

College Homecoming Is Not Like High School

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 03.08.2014 | College
Aryanna Prasad

No matter how much I've learned about life, it'll never be easy to share this new, adult part of myself with family.

A Prom Story With An Ending She Couldn't Have Calculated

Posted 11.25.2013 | Teen

Last year, STEM high school student Regina Reynolds told her friends, "If nobody asks me to prom, I'm taking my calculator." When the time came and...

I Am Black And I Am Proud That I Attended a Predominately White College

Toya Corbett | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Toya Corbett

To my HBCU friends, we do know how to celebrate homecoming at majority institutions. We cherish our undergraduate experience as much as you do. Believe it or not, my "blackness" was amplified at UNC Charlotte. I knew I had no choice but to stand tall and to be a voice for our culture and race on campus.

Forget The King: Lesbian Couple Crowned Homecoming Queens In California

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Lesbian teens Lily Cohen and Greta Melendez made headlines this week when their high school peers voted the couple homecoming queens. Officials at ...

Legendary 'Band Of Brothers' Unit Returns From War For The Very Last Time

Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday, the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, returned home from a 6-month deployment to Afghanistan. It was a bittersweet homec...

55-Year-Old Man Crashes High School Dance Wearing WHAT!?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

He wanted to be Homecoming queen, and now he's the belle of the ball -- in jail. A 55-year-old man, later identified as Curtis J. Hutchings, was fo...

High School Elects Two Homecoming Queens -- And No King

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Students at C.C. Winn High School in Eagle Pass, Texas made history this week when they defied tradition by electing two homecoming queens and no king...

WATCH: Military Mom's Homecoming Takes Daughter By Surprise

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents

Last Tuesday, Kambria Foster's average school day suddenly transformed into something extraordinary. What had been just another storytime at Vinevi...

82-Year-Old Student Crowned Homecoming Queen

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.17.2013 | Fifty

In schools across America, the celebration of "homecoming" is usually a big event, one that students will always remember. And certainly no one at Mid...

Homecoming's Timeless Appeal

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

For one afternoon, win or lose at the stadium, all of the metrics and objectives, enrollment targets and spreadsheets of my job are left on the desk, replaced by a kaleidoscope called homecoming. And, yes, there is nothing like it.

Where to Stay for Your College Homecoming

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Oyster

For many people across the country, fall means two things: Back to school, and football season. And for many college alumni, it can mean both of those things at once -- fall is the time to visit the ol' alma mater for Homecoming

If We Are the Government, Who Dares to Shut Us Down? Why We Should Care

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 11.29.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

October 1 state exchanges for the Affordable Care Act open, but most Americans do not understand them. Scientists release a report with overwhelming evidence that human beings are causing Global Warming, but it's a beautiful day outside.

Why I Spent Homecoming At Starbucks (And Don't Regret It)

Annie Schugart | Posted 11.28.2013 | Teen
Annie Schugart

Every girl deserves to be asked to a dance, and I'm glad I was able to ensure just one more person -- a person who entirely deserved it -- had a date. And while sitting in Starbucks on homecoming night wasn't my ideal senior homecoming, it was the reality I needed.

My Big Gay Prom

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I asked Walter to prom a bit late. None of the straight boys in my very tiny high school had come through, so I faced the music and asked my gay friend. "I have to think this over" was his underwhelmed response.