Photos: Wave Weekend

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Ready to cheer, these students clutch little Riptide mascots during tailgating before Saturday"s (Oct 9) homecoming football game outside the Louisiana Superdome. (Photo by Sally Asher)

Redshirt sophomore John Edwards, a deep snapper, shows his Green Wave spirit during the game against Army. (Photo by Sally Asher)

Homecoming festivities sizzled on the uptown campus with a free fireworks show on Friday night (Oct. 8). (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer)

Fans of Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue cheer on the band at Friday"s free homecoming concert on the Lavin-Bernick Center Quad. (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer)

A Tulane flag that went into space comes home to President Scott Cowen, right, courtesy of Tulane engineering alumnus and astronaut Doug Hurley, during the Wave "10 all-alumni party on Friday night. (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer)

A really big check to the Tulane Fund — more than $4.3 million — shows that alumni are behind the university. The donation from reunion classes was presented during the Wave "10 party in the LBC. (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer)