HOCO in photos

Queen's Homecoming captured by 'The Journal's' photo team

Partygoers packed Aberdeen St. last Saturday before police declared the gathering a nuisance party.

Comm '17 poses for a photo in Goodes Commons. Photo: Curtis Heinzl 

Police officers stand watch over Aberdeen St.—the usual street party hotspot during Homecoming weekend. Photo: Curtis Heinzl 

Students sported costumes alongside Queen’s spirit, as Halloween and Homecoming fell two days apart.  Photo: Adrian Jones

A student climbs the balcony of a house on Aberdeen St.  Photo: Adrian Jones

Michelle en Rose, ArtSci ’21, and band performed at the Fall Harvest Alumni Gathering on Benidickson Field.  Photo: Curtis Heinzl

A 'purpled' engineering student. Photo: Curtis Heinzl

Meds ’67 walks the field at Richardson Stadium during the Homecoming football game.  Photo: Herbert Wang

Linebacker Walter Karabin, Sci '20, tackles a Varsity Blue in the Gaels’ quarterfinal win against the University of Toronto.  Photo: Herbert Wang

Crowds took to Aberdeen St. Saturday afternoon.  Photo: Chloé Rainville

Police rode horses through unsanctioned gatherings to disperse the crowds. Photo: Adrian Jones

“Birds have wings, horses have hooves, if you go out this Homecoming, stay off of roofs,” said an AMS marketing message.  Photo: Curtis Heinzl

 Police restricted the airspace over the University District and kept watch with their own drones. Photo: Curtis Heinzl 

"Hocoween" photo contest results

WINNER: Erik Magnusson

 HONOURABLE MENTIONS: Akhil Baby & Kyla Madeira

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