rapid city, sd
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is postponing many of its homecoming week activities due to the death of its president, Robert Wharton.
Many weekend events scheduled to begin Thursday are being pushed to the weekend beginning Thursday, Oct. 11. Rescheduled events include the coronation and bonfire, the M Week parade and Frosh Run at half time and the student-alumni connection golf tournament.
Voting for M Week royalty and freshmen senators is already underway and will conclude Wednesday night. A Wednesday night performance by a hypnotist is proceeding as scheduled.
Continued events for Saturday include the 5K-10 K run and the noon Hall of Fame luncheon sponsored by the Hardrock Club. The 5 p.m. football game will be played in O'Harra Stadium.