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Butler and Richardson crowned 2020 Homecoming royalty

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Darnell Butler Jr. and Destiny Richardson, center, pose with 2019 Homecoming royalty Keenan Austin and Aesha Magee. The royalty announcement took place in the University Center on Oct. 24.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2020

Homecoming Week 2020 came to an end with the announcement of the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen. Darnell Butler Jr., senior management major, was crowned Homecoming King and Destiny Richardson, junior art major, was crowned Homecoming Queen. Richardson shared her initial reaction to hearing her name b...

Meet your Homecoming Court: The road to royalty

Homecoming King candidate Jawaun Walker poses for a Lion Up selfie with other members of the Homecoming Court.

Symiah Dorsey and Jordyn Franklin

October 13, 2020

Members of the Sweetheart and Beau Courts were asked by The Lion’s Roar to provide input regarding the position on their respective court. Taylor DeBourg Senior, Kinesiology TLR: Why do you want to be Homecoming Queen? “Homecoming Queen is not just a title for me. To be nominated and awarded Homecoming Court is an accomplishment in ...

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

President John L. Crain stands with the 2018 Homecoming King Cedrick Dent, Jr.,  and Queen Da Jon Beard after they were crowned during the halftime show of the Homecoming football game. Beard represented Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as a junior maid and Dent represented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., as a senior beau court member. Mattie Hawkins, Homecoming Queen 2017 was on hand to crown the winners.

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2019

Students running for the 2019 Homecoming Court have started campaigning for a position on the court. Candidates began campaigning for Homecoming Court at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 and will continue through Thursday, Sept. 20, with voting ending at 4:30 p.m. The ballots will be tallied and the court will be...