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 video from the OSU Alumni Association:

Encountering Boilermaker Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong had the rare honor of hitting the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band’s Big Bass Drum at a game in 1999.

Gold & Black Illustrated President and Publisher Alan Karpick reminisced about his one brief encounter with Purdue hero and …

Win Tickets to Ohio State Football Opener Sep. 1 vs. Miami (OH)

Enter Below and Like our Facebook page for a chance to win tickets to the Ohio State home opener on September 1 vs. Miami (OH) in the Shoe.

See the 2012 Buckeyes and Urban Meyer start the season from the

Get in the Game with the new Camp Randall App

Enhance your game watching experience with the University of Wisconsin’s new Camp Randall Game Day App. Purchase tickets, connect to social media, see the updated game day roster, and get live stats throughout the game. Download your Camp Randall Game …

Dane Dances!

Live music at Dane Dances on the Monona Terrace rooftop. Photo courtesy of Dane Dances.

Heading to Madison for the Northern Iowa game over Labor Day weekend, and love to dance? Then head to the Monona Terrace rooftop on Friday, …

Get a ‘Taste of Madison’ Labor Day Weekend

Live music at The Taste of Madison. photo courtesy of Taste of Madison.

The Taste of Madison celebrates 30 years, September 1 & 2, 2012. Featuring 84 Madison restaurants and caterers set up around Capitol Square, you had better come …

Husker Tradition Deflated for 2012

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A treasured Cornhusker game-day tradition will be placed on hiatus this season. For six decades, fans have been releasing red balloons into the air from the stands following the first Husker touchdown of the game. However, …

OSUMB Encore Performances at Gateway Film Center

The Gateway Film Center is located at 1550 North High Street, directly across from the OSU campus.

The Gateway Film Center and The Ohio State University Marching Band are pleased to announce a partnership for the 2013 season.  Every Sunday …

“Beneath the Pines”

The Spartan Marching Band Enters Spartan Stadium for Pre-Game. Photo courtesy of

The PBS WKAR Series “Beneath the Pines: Inside the Spartan Marching Band”follows the Spartan Marching Band through the 2011 season, showcasing their halftime performances, as well …

Ode to Indiana University

Rock Comedian Brian Smith sings his ode to Indiana University’s traditions, campus, and culture: