Here is a link to a web page advertising Alumni Day 2012. Sounds like a fun event. I might like to attend. When is it? Oh, I see, it's May 5, 2012. Cinco de Mayo. Cool. It will probably be a great day on campus -- warm, sunny, perfect time to head back to campus and it seems like they have some really fun activities planned.
But -- hmmm .... May 5? May 5? There's something else going on that day? Ummm ... oh, yeah ...
That's the day of the Spring Football game. Here is the "Word from Westwood."
According to Chiant Dan, the annual Spring game will culminate Spring practice. They are working with the Rose Bowl to finalize a time.
So, just so we're all clear -- Alumni Day will be held on campus on May 5 while the Spring Football game will be held in Pasadena on May 5.
Are you kidding me? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?
Two events, with virtually the exact same potential audience -- and the school schedules them for the same day in two different cities. Holy hell. (H/T Bruin Report Online where this issue was originally spotted).
All I want to know is: Don't people talk to each other? Discuss amongst yourselves.