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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 20, 1973)
Homecoming . .
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The announcement of queen was not made until the
traditional homecoming dance, she said.
She said she remembers being awakened at 4 a.m. Saturday
morning by the president of Tassels and told to meet
photographers. "At that time absolutely no one was supposed
to know who was elected," she said, "so my big problem was
trying to keep my date for the annual breakfast dance which
was at 7 a.m. also."
The queen's reign was over when the chancellor presented
roses to her at the next year's homecoming.
Alumni returning for homecoming this year will find a few
things have remained the same but most traditions have been
altered, Anderson said.
The homecoming tradition itself apparently is strictly
American, being synonymous with football in most
College presidents of the late 19th and early 20th centuries
were struggling either for expansion or the existence of their
colleges, according to information from UNL archives.
When intercollegiate athletics began to spread, intense
rivalries between colleges arose. These intense rivalries made
alumni more loyal to their Alma Mater.
College officials, in their effort to secure alumni money,
saw advantages in this new interest. Reunions were scheduled
on football game days because of the football crowd.
These special days quickly came to be known as
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