The Weekly Podcast: The Homecoming Episode

The Daily Northwestern Staff

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The Weekly is The Daily’s weekly news podcast.

Homecoming is a great time for many to revisit their alma mater, reliving their fondest memories. But what else brings alumni back to campus? The Weekly’s Molly Glick and Syd Stone went to some of the Homecoming events this past weekend to find out.

A football game is the climax of Homecoming weekend, and with it comes our traditions. One of those traditions, jingling keys at the opposing team during kickoff, has an uncertain past. The Weekly’s Shane McKeon dug into the archives and took to the bleachers to find out just where this tradition came from and what it means.

Sam Bernitz, Molly Glick, Shane McKeon, Corey Mueller and Syd Stone contributed to this podcast.