Top 12 Unique Museums in the Big Ten

As promised, to follow up my “Top 12 Large Museums in the Big Ten”, here is my list of the top 12 smaller, more unique museums around the conference. You might need to search further to find these gems, as …

Best Pizza in B-Town

Photo courtesy of Mad Mushroom.

It’s an American delicacy. Sure, it may not have been invented here, but we like to think we’ve perfected it. Or, at the very least, Americanized it. Now, street corners are lined with them with …

Dress Like a Hoosier

Photo courtesy of Emily Bichl

Tailgating just isn’t tailgating unless you have the right clothes on! And the Hoosiers know exactly how to do it. Girls in their cropped IU tops, long socks, red bows and guys strutting around in …

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

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

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1. Script Ohio- Ohio State
Ranked No. 1 on my list, and Sports Illustrated’s top college football tradition from the August 22, 2011 issue, is …

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 …

Sweaters Adorn Bloomington Trees

The tree in front of Yarns Unlimited, downtown Bloomington, that inspired the Knitting to Heal project. Photo courtesy of

On October 5, the trees in downtown Bloomington will be “yarn bombed”! This installation of public art entitled “Knitting

Tailgating with Wine

Add some class to your Red Solo Cup…purchase these perfect Tailgate Wine Glasses on, or make your own.

Wine is always a good beverage choice for tailgating. From a crisp, cold Sauvignon Blanc for a warm day, to a …

Top 12 Things to See in Bloomington

Talk about Bloomington and Indiana University usually starts and centers on basketball. While basketball is what has brought fame and recognition, the town is being sold short if that’s all you think there is to see in Bloomington. Around campus, …

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:

Top 12 Student Run Activities in the Big Ten

Students around the Big Ten make a BIG impact on their communities and the conference every year by organizing numerous events. Some of the biggest and best fundraising, community service events, and educational activities are run by students. Here are …