The Daily Eastern News

Homecoming celebrates its centennial year

The 1953 homecoming court rides through the streets of Charleston during the Homecoming Parade.

Liz Dowell, Copy Editor

October 22, 2015

The first Homecoming in 1915 consisted of Chapel exercises, a football game, a parade and even a dance. There was not a Homecoming queen or king that year, which was also the same year The Daily Eastern News had its first publication. Historically, Homecoming did not have a set of traditional activities, which is...

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