The Stadium was dedicated in the early ’20s in remembrance of students and graduates who died in WWI. The East Stadium was the college’s athletic center until the 1950s, when a new athletic center was built. After this, the Purple Masque Theatre occupied Rooms 109 and 121 on the first floor of the East Stadium. (Since then, the theater has moved to the West Stadium.) Nick, the ghost of a football player who was killed during a game, is said to haunt the area, stomping on the theater stage and in the hallways. He also likes to stack and unstack boxes in the dressing room and make objects float. He has also been known to send a fire extinguisher spinning and ejecting foam. His apparition in football gear has been seen. The ghost of a Confederate Civil War soldier also is said to appear here, sitting on a phantom chair in the theater.
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- Anderson Ave and Denison Ave
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- 39.18658280127129, -96.5842823982075
- Riley County, Kansas
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