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

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/TheRealHerky.

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

Photo courtesy of Jeff Miller, UW-Madison University Communications

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 …

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

The United States has a colossal deficit of Men. It’s unquestionable. America has plenty of men (note the lowercase m), i.e., “boys”, “lads”, “dudes” and, of course,”bros”; but actual, tried-and-true Men are not easy to come by in modern, Western …