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U of W Kicks Off Homecoming with Annual Rock Climb

September 7, 2012 8:18 AM | News

University of Winnipeg students climb a 25-ton granite rock outside of Wesley Hall on Friday, September 7, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Students at the University of Winnipeg scaled a giant rock on Friday as part of the 41st Annual Great Rock Climb and homecoming celebrations.

The yearly event pits teams against each other to try and scale a 25-ton granite “Rock of Remembrance” on the front lawn of the Portage Commons.

Prior to that, Lloyd Axworthy, U of W’s president and vice-chancellor, delivered his state of the university address.

Updated at 3:45 p.m.

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