Are You Man Enough to be a Big Ten Mascot? Part 5

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SCHOOL: Northwestern University
MANCOT: Willie the Wildcat
Big Ten Mancots cherish the young ones…

Raising kids isn’t child’s play. In truth, being a lousy parent is hard work and being a great parent can feel like …

Are You Man Enough to be a Big Ten Mascot? Part 4

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Big Ten Mancots are beaming with school spirit…
SCHOOL: University of Iowa
MANCOT: Herky the Hawk

While on holiday in Egypt I tripped over a stone that was marked with hieroglyphics. My tour guide translated the …

Are You Man Enough to be a Big Ten Mascot? Part III

Purdue Pete rallies the fans Friday evening before the Homecoming game.

SCHOOL: Purdue University
MANCOTS: Boilermaker Special and Purdue Pete
Big Ten Mancots are mentally strong…

Purdue Pete and Boilermaker Special have faced intense times of adversity. There are days …

Are You Man Enough to be a Big Ten Mascot? Part II

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SCHOOL:The University of Wisconsin – Madison
MANCOT: Bucky Badger
Big Ten Mancots live in the limelight…

My mailman, Cid, told me , “If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy …