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 …

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

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

Photo courtesy of osumarchingband.com

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 …

Haunted UNL

With the coming of the fall season, not only do Husker fans have football to look forward to, but the upcoming holiday as well: Halloween. With Halloween comes a thrill for ghosts and haunted places, and Lincoln is far from …

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 …

B & B and Wine Tasting Package

Wunder Roost Bed & Breakfast. Photo courtesy of wunderroost.com

Turn your football road trip into a romantic getaway with this B & B and Wine Tasting Package from the Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau. Book a Friday or Saturday night …

Tailgating with Wine

Add some class to your Red Solo Cup…purchase these perfect Tailgate Wine Glasses on Etsy.com, 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 …

Archie: A Mammoth of a Tale

The author with Archie

Many statues are scattered throughout the grounds of UNL’s campus. One in particular that is hard to miss, is Archie— the guardian of Morrill Hall. Archie, if you haven’t seen him, is a mammoth of a …

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 …

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, …