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Big Event Opening Ceremony

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Photo by Valerie Gunchick

Before the Big Event opening ceremony activities began, a DJ played music that much of the crowd seemed to thoroughly enjoy. 

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  • To conclude President Young’s speech at the Big Event opening ceremony, he asked the audience to Gig’Em as he took a photo of his closest friends. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Joseph Benigno, TAMU student body president, gave a short speech at the Big Event opening ceremony.

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Dr. Henry Musoma, a Mays Business School professor, gave an enthusiastic speech about what it means and should mean to be an Aggie at the Big Event Opening Ceremony on April 2, 2016 in Kyle Field Plaza. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • The Big Event crowd filled Kyle Field Plaza to its brim on Saturday morning to kick off the day.  

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Dr. Henry Mumosa, a business professor, stands by three of the yell leaders after giving a highly motivating speech in Kyle Field Plaza for the Big Event opening ceremony. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • President Young “Humps It” as the yell leaders put on a yell practice at the Big Event opening ceremony. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • TAMU President Young and student body president Joseph Benigno stand on the Big Event opening ceremony stage, flanked by two yell leaders, as the traditional pre-Big Event yell practice was done.

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Before the Big Event ceremony began, a DJ played music that was well received by much of the audience. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • The workers for Big Event did were very organized when dealing with the long lines of people needing to check-in at the opening ceremony.

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • The check-in line was very long at the Big Event opening ceremony but was kept organized and moving. 

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  • Big Event workers greeting participants with smiles and information at the check-in table in Kyle Field Plaza. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Big Event workers gave out information and checked-in participants before the Big Event opening ceremony in Kyle Field Plaza on Saturday, April 2nd. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • Many students waited for the Big Event opening ceremony to begin by standing in front of the McDonald’s well-known arches.  

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
  • President Young saws ’em off with the yell leaders on stage as the crowd mirrored them at the Big Event opening ceremony in Kyle Field Plaza. 

    Photo by Valerie Gunchick
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