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The Wildside of Tradition

The Wildside of Tradition

 

Extending homage to a college football team can be a full-time job for the real pigskin maniac. A proper fan does more than find a parking spot and applaud when…

The Wildside of Tradition
Top 12 Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …

Contributor Grant Gannon ranks his favorite Big Ten Marching Band Traditions:

1. Script Ohio- Ohio State
Ranked No. 1 on my list, and Sports Illustrated’s top college football tradition from the August 22,…

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …
Woody Hayes: the Ritual of College Football

The Ritual of College Football

The words of Woody Hayes illustrate best what we all feel as Big Ten fans, the passion for history and traditions that surround a Saturday football game day in this…

The Ritual of College Football
The Life of a Big Ten Male Cheerleader

Gentlemen of the Spirit Squad: The Unhea…

The phrase “tremendous college athlete” rouses thoughts of football and basketball players in the minds of many. Robert Griffin III dodging defenders during a mad sprint to the end zone,…

Gentlemen of the Spirit Squad: The Unhea…
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Northwestern 'Superfan' Inspires

Fan Noah Weiss has carried his trademark hardhat and dance through his time as a student at both the... (more)

Marching Bands in the Big Ten

As you walk past the concession stand, you smell grease from the burgers, you hear the shouts of thousands walking past you, but what stands out most is in the sound off into the distance. It’s so faint, but it draws your attention. It makes every step towards your seat more and more exciting. As you get closer, the sound starts to get louder, the rhythms and melodies become clear and you finall... (more)

Top 25 Football Traditions?

We came across this list of "... (more)

The Doors to Knowledge

40 years ago, the main doors to the Charles Deering Library on Northwestern's main campus were c... (more)