Continued from "Traditions 'Neath the Purple and White" story
Today, SFA celebrates Lumberjack athletic victories by lighting the purple victory lights on the Steen Hall towers.
This tradition grew from another tradition begun by cheerleaders and girlfriends of football players, who hung any purple fabric (towels, blankets, shirts, etc.) they had outside the windows of the 14-story Garner Apartments, previously the tallest building on campus, after SFA football victories.
The first set of lights was installed on Garner Apartments and then moved to Steen Hall after Garner was torn down in 2010.
In addition, Purple Haze members notify Baker Pattillo Student Center staff members to turn on the lights in the center's clock tower to celebrate victories.