“Go Blue” Banner’s History

It’s a Football Saturday at the University of Michigan, as over 100,000 Maize and Blue faithful fill the stand of the Big House. Excitement begins to build as both teams head back into the locker room after pre-game warm-ups. The …

What it takes to be in the Michigan Marching Band

The University of Michigan Marching Band is one of the most prominent collegiate bands in the United States of America. The marching band began in 1896, when Harry dePont invited all musicians on campus to a meeting with the notion …

Ann Arbor: What’s in a Name?

Ann Arbor’s Main Street

Although the University of Michigan is a focal point to Ann Arbor, the history of the town is substantially deeper. In fact, the University of Michigan, which was established in 1817, did not make Ann Arbor …

Michigan Stadium: A Piece of History

“The Big House”

Former University of Michigan radio broadcaster Bob Ufer described this mammoth landmark as “the hole that Yost dug, Crisler paid for, Canham carpeted, and Bo Schembechler filled every cotton-pickin’ Saturday.” Michigan Stadium, commonly referred to as “The …