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Homecoming traditions continued Saturday at Camp RandallSubmitted: 11/12/2016
Story By Katie Leszcynski

Homecoming traditions continued Saturday at Camp Randall
MADISON - Saturday afternoon down in Madison, Badger fans came back to Camp Randall for homecoming.

One homecoming tradition is the law school cane toss that happens every year. Graduating law students throw a cane over the crossbar of the goal post and if they catch it on the other side, they supposedly will win their first case.

"This is the symbol of the end of our law school careers. It's really great because we get to do it all with our friends and it's one last celebration," said third-year law student Lexi Keyes.

For Keyes, she unfortunately didn't catch her cane.

"Ya know, it's not always about winning. I want to go into the criminal justice system and So for me it's more about justice than it is about winning or losing," said Keyes.

There are many rumors as to when the cane toss actually started, but it apparently dates back to around 1915.






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