When the Student Activities Council hosts the college’s annual Western Hoedown, the campus green fills with students dressed in plaid shirts, cowboy boots, bandanas, and even a few 10-gallon hats. Hay bales and wagon wheels provide a backdrop for posse pictures, a petting zoo brings the farm to town, and a caller teaches those who are game the basics of square dancing. For a few hours on a warm September evening, Raider Nation goes “a little bit country.”

Watch video highlights from last fall’s Western Hoedown.

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