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Tailgating More Than Just a Party (but we already knew that)

Tailgating More Than Just a Party (but w…

According to Notre Dame cultural anthropologist John Sherry, tailgating has ancient, primitive ties. Through his two year study, Sherry has determined that the ritual of tailgating encourages bonds and builds…

Tailgating More Than Just a Party (but w…
Top 12 Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …

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

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

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …
Game Day with the Purdue All American Marching Band!

Game Day with the Purdue All American Ma…

When asked what they do on a typical Saturday morning, what do most college students say? “SLEEPING!!” This is usually the college student stereotype – party Friday night until late…

Game Day with the Purdue All American Ma…
Top 12 Game Day Bars in the Big Ten

Top 12 Game Day Bars in the Big Ten

When choosing the top 12 game-day bars in the Big Ten, I didn’t look for bars with the most big screens (though many on the list have a lot), or…

Top 12 Game Day Bars in the Big Ten
Shopping for Your Tailgate

Shopping for Your Tailgate in the West L…

It's easy to put together your tailgate right in the West Lafayette area - no need to cart all of your food and supplies on your road trip. From BBQ…

Shopping for Your Tailgate in the West L…
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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 draws your attention. It makes every step towards your seat more and more exciting. As you get closer, the sound starts to get louder, the rhythms and melodies become clear and you finall... (more)

Tailgating with Wine

Wine is always a good beverage choice for t... (more)

Tailgater Monthly Tips

Tailgater Monthly magazine gives a few of their suggested tips for setting up the best tailgate with these videos: ... (more)

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

No, we aren’t referring to the 1980’s Howard Hughes brat-pack movie. But when you see thousands of people, dressed in crazy costumes, lining the streets of West Lafayette in the wee hours of the morning, you will think it's Halloween. In fact, this is what is referred to as “The Breakfast Club”; certainly a unique tradition in all of college football, people of all (legal drinking) ages, i... (more)