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  • Folk's kick set off a celebration of the Huskies 'first win at the Coliseum since 1996 with their impressive cheering section of purple-clad fans in the southeast end.

    Washington Stuns USC With Last-Second Field Goal

  • At the altar 14 purple-clad Benedictine monks conduct morning mass, a solemn ceremony faithful to the most unchanged Catholic ritual.

    Spain and the lingering legacy of Franco

  • When the final seconds ticked off, the Frogs ran about the field in a frenzy, eventually collecting near the TCU band and the quarter of the Rose Bowl stands filled with purple-clad fans.

    2011 Rose Bowl Winner: TCU Defeats Wisconsin

  • In the twenty-third century, the cities of the world are divided between the gray-clad workers and the purple-clad elite.

    "Power" by Harl Vincent, part 10

  • In a twenty-third century society divided between the gray-clad workers and the purple-clad elite, Scott Terris is a physicist and a member of the elite.

    "Power" by Harl Vincent, part 7

  • You know now that the workers are a class gone crazy under the oppression of the purple-clad minority -- or rather I should say, of the capitalistic system.

    "Power" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • A year earlier, Vincent had written "Gray Denim", a story in which he introduced his stratified world of a purple-clad elite ruling over gray-clad masses.

    Amping Up "Power"

  • “Fear the Beard” became the motto of his purple-clad devotees.

    Underdawgs

  • Brockman doubled over on the court as the Boilermakers jumped around before a stunned sea of purple-clad fans from up the freeway in Seattle.

    USATODAY.com

  • Among the many purple-clad protestors were laid-off women with their toddlers or babies in strollers, as well as men like Ariel Andon, who was a Cisco employee of eight years and the sole breadwinner of his family.

    Natasha Chen: Cisco Janitors Take to the Streets

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