Big Red has been the mascot for Western Kentucky University’s Hilltopper athletic teams since 1979 and subsequently is the university’s quintessential spirit ambassador. This article examines Big Red’s origins, the students who have portrayed this spirited character, and the characteristics that make the creature unique amongst collegiate mascots.
Higher Education | Sports Management
Recommended Repository Citation
Jeffrey, Jonathan and Parker, Donna C.. (2004). Big Red: Western's Consummate Ambassador. Alumni: Western Kentucky University Alumni Magazine, Winter 2004, 10-11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_fac_pub/43