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W&J Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Rose Bowl Appearance

January 3, 2022

W&J’s Rose Bowl Appearance Was a Date with Destiny

January 2, 2022

W&J Pulls Off a 1922 Rose Bowl Shocker

January 1, 2022

100th Anniversary of Historic Game by Dr. Charles F. West, the First Black Quarterback to Play in Rose Bowl Game

December 30, 2021

The January 2022 Rose Bowl Game marks the 100th anniversary of the historic 1922 Game, in which Dr. Charles Fremont West became the first Black quarterback to play not only in the Rose Bowl Game, but in a major bowl game.

Pittsburgh Quarterly W&J Rose Bowl Feature

December 7, 2021

W&J Honors Alum with Sign Dedication

September 28, 2021

Charles West Honored with PA Historical Marker

September 22, 2021

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, W&J College Honor Charles Fremont West, M.D. with Pennsylvania State Marker

September 20, 2021

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and the College together dedicated a Pennsylvania State Marker honoring Charles Fremont West, M.D., W&J Class of 1924.

Remembering a Legend: Dr. Charles West inducted into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

January 19, 2018
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Charles West’s daughter, Linda West Nickens, poses outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena with Charles Woodson (Michigan), Mack Brown (Texas), and Cade McNown (UCLA), the other members of the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. Dr. Charles “Pruner” West ’24, the first African-American quarterback to play in the Rose Bowl, was inducted into …  

Grandson of 1924 Graduate Donates Scrapbook of Rose Bowl Memories

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, Pa. (August 7, 2013)—Nearly a century after his grandfather, 1924 Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) graduate Alfred J. Crook, helped lead the President’s football team to the Rose Bowl, Columbus, Ohio, resident Neal O’Brien has brought that history back to W&J.