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|4 weeks 5 days ago||This is the correct answer. I||
This is the correct answer. I was in the MMB during the late Carr and early Rich Rod era, and Rich Rod started sending the team over to the students and the band to sing The Victors after a win. That's why The Victors Waltz went away, to better coordinate what was going on with the team and the students. It had nothing to do with the whims of the band directors.
|9 weeks 34 min ago||To my knowledge, the MMB drum||
To my knowledge, the MMB drum major is the only one who does a hatless backbend. As previously stated, Matt Pickus (1993-94) was the first MMB drum maor to do the hatless backbend--recent students know him as the guy who does twirling tricks in front of the student section at homecoming. During the 2000s the tradition was that the drum major took their hat off once the Big Ten season started. Iden Baghdadchi (2006) was the first one who did only hatless backbends, and all of his successors have followed suit so far.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||There can be no true Minnesota Renaissance without||
There can be no true Minnesota Renaissance without Dilly Bars.
|10 weeks 3 hours ago||I had to laugh at the guy I||
I had to laugh at the guy I saw wearing a Michigan hat, Michigan shirt...and a bright red jacket. I get that not everyone has a yellow or blue jacket, but dude.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Not that there's much||
Not that there's much difference between Buckeyes and raw sewage. Except maybe that raw sewage smells better.
|11 weeks 10 min ago||No. There is absolutely no||
No. There is absolutely no truth to the slanderous and libelous claim that CRAIG JAMES KILLED FIVE HOOKERS AT SMU. I really don't know why any rational person would try to imply that CRAIG JAMES KILLED FIVE HOOKERS AT SMU. If there was any shred of evidence that CRAIG JAMES KILLED FIVE HOOKERS AT SMU then surely by now it would be in the hands of the authorities. So we should really stop saying that CRAIG JAMES KILLED FIVE HOOKERS AT SMU.
|11 weeks 6 hours ago||Mark my words: Brock Huard||
Mark my words: Brock Huard will be a BTN analyst within the next 5 years.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Bennie & Benny||
The original Michigan one-two punch.
Bennie Oosterbaan on the left, Yost in the center, and Benny Friedman on the right.
|13 weeks 15 hours ago||*mixed gender. Damn||
*mixed gender. Damn autocorrect.
|13 weeks 15 hours ago||Grammatically, the plural of alumnus is alumni,||
Grammatically, the plural of alumnus is alumni, while the plural of alumna is alumnae.
However, alumni is also the commonly accepted plural for a mocked gender group of men and women.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe we would have gotten a 5th down a few times||
Maybe we would have gotten a 5th down a few times when we needed it.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||If the Intendant was||
If the Intendant was recruiting me, I'd commit to Terok Nor on the spot.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Plus we paid for it. It's our Jug that those||
Plus we paid for it. It's our Jug that those thieving Gophers steal once or twice per decade!
|14 weeks 25 min ago||The Jug, The Jug, The Jug|
|14 weeks 42 min ago||Little Brown Jug how I love thee!|
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Michigan wins 30-6.||
Michigan wins 30-6.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||I wish one of those guys would donate that kind of||
I wish one of those guys would donate that kind of money to me instead.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||I think he was talking about||
I think he was talking about undergraduate enrollment only. I did some quick Googling, and there was an MLive article from February that talked about total student enrollment--undergraduate and graduate--where the in-state population has now dipped below 50%.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Correct. Does anyone care||
Correct. Does anyone care that we lost to MSU in 2011? No, because we beat Ohio State. Does anyone care that we beat MSU in 2012? No, because we lost to Ohio State.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Now go away before we taunt||
Now go away before we taunt you a second time!
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Could we not engage in sophomoric||
Could we not engage in sophomoric nonsense?
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Man, I wish Ken didn't have||
Man, I wish Ken didn't have to close his shop. I absolutely loved that place.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||The traditional homecoming||
The traditional homecoming halftime isn't going anywhere, this was just a unique opportunity to team up some of the best amateur and professional musicians in the world.
However, if you wanted to see the traditional homecoming halftime stuff on Saturday, all of it was performed during the postgame concert.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||They sounded great! I got||
They sounded great! I got chills when they kicked in for Verdi's Requiem.
I was in the Alumni Band, and it was a total thrill to be a small part of that performance.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||The New York Philharmonic and||
The New York Philharmonic and UMS created a residency program that brought the orchestra here the past week, and they're going to return in the 2017-18 and 2019-20 seasons. The musicians did master classes with SMTD students and gave a number of full and small ensemble performances.
As far as the NY Phil brass goes, one of the trombones is a Michigan alumnus. Two of their trumpets are Northwestern alumni...
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, my uncle is a native||
Yeah, my uncle is a native Californian and has been a 49ers fan since the 1950s. He was despondent when they got rid of Harbaugh. Even though he was raised on PCC/Pac-8 football and always rooted for them to beat the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl, he's now a Michigan fan because he loves Harbaugh so much.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Interesting. My family was||
Interesting. My family was also in section 19 in the high 80s and heard it crystal clear.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||I wonder how 2015 Rudock||
I wonder how 2015 Rudock compares to 2013 Rudock rather than 2014.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||I'll be there. A good||
I'll be there. A good half-dozen or more of the people I marched with in my section are doing it this year, which will make it even more fun. I love Blast.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Sweet crispy||
Sweet crispy Jesus.