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|2 weeks 1 day ago||I'll take Ineffective Motivational Techniques for 100 Alex||
From the report:
"The vast majority of players, coaches, and sports medicine staff interviewed dismissed any such notions and reported no concern or even interest in either issue. Instead, witnesses interpreted these motivational tactics as meaningless."
|2 weeks 4 days ago||How did Brian know||
that Cheap Thrills used to be the best record store in New Brunswick, NJ?
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Obligatory upvote||
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I'm an Urbana resident||
and I can tell you that the t-shirt shop printing Creepy Racist Mascot shirts is also the source of the Muck Fichigan/ Ann Arbor is a Whore shirts, too. The "rivalry" notion is strongest in the Greek community and embittered locals who never got over losing the aforementioned creepy mascot. Most University staff and academics chuckle when the topic of a rivalry comes up. A huge percentage of students here are international and really don't give a hoot.
|7 weeks 16 hours ago||Seriously: Wilco is Dad Rock.||
Or maybe Vest Rock. The two overlap.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Nice to have you back in both booths CJ Grape||
My wife and I moved to Urbana recently. We still still listen to WFMT every weekday morning (and most of the weekend, obviously).
|13 weeks 15 hours ago||Apron strings on football jerseys?||
|13 weeks 20 hours ago||WCBN FM 88.3||
There is and it kicks ass. In a freeform way, of course.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Fresh ground Espresso!||
At last! Thanks for initiating a coffee discussion 901P. I grind espresso in a burr grinder and brew with a Bialetti stove top espresso maker. I live in Urbana, IL and recently discovered that the Espresso Royale shops here sell excellent whole bean coffee. I'm also partial to cofees from Wisconsin: Colectivo (Milwaukee) and Just Coffee (Madison).
Then some half and half and honey, which I found I really enjoy in my coffee,
|15 weeks 5 days ago||What do you think Romulus Michigan is named after?||
I've got a D'deridex-class Warbird there.Not that you can actually see it or anything.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||What will satisfy me?||
Seeing the relief in our opponents' eyes when the fourth quarter of each game is over. Everything else will follow.
|18 weeks 20 hours ago||Daredevil||
New series by Mark Waid is a fave. Less gratuitous "darkness," more fun.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Pre-shave oil/ post-shave balm||
I'm surprised that none of you shaving nerds have mentioned use of a pre-shave oil. There are many to choose from and jojoba oil will set you up nicely for a shave. I always use a balm after shaving as well (currently Geo. Trumper Skin Food.) Chicago Wolverine, take a trip to Mertz Apothecary in Lincoln Square or the Palmer House downtown. They can set you up.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||I live in Illinois||
where we wave a white flag.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Saren Tomalak||
is perfectly acceptable Romulan name. What's your deal?
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Ron Johnson = My first Michigan hero||
I was but a young lad in Upstate NY watching one of those college all star games where the guys all wear their college helmets. I saw Johnson the distinctive Michigan helmet and my imagination was captured. I went on to follow his career with the New York Football Giants, my favorite pro team. And I became a fan of Michigan football.
|29 weeks 5 days ago||Manlius is my hometown!||
For at least a year everyone in my dorm said I was from Manliness, New York. Right now I am in my office in Champaign, IL. And when I cross the street I'll be in Urbana.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||The Illinois Difference||
I work in Champaign-Urbana and can confirm that the attitude of University of Illinois alumns, students, fans and university staff is definitely different from that of their Michigan equivalents. The Chancellor (who has an advanced degree from Michigan btw*) mentioned this in public a few weeks ago. Despite the many academic strengths of the institution, Illini are reluctant to talk up their university. As for sports... fans here remind me of one of my cats when he walks around my feet; he remembers being stepped on and is always afraid he'll get stepped on again.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Give the guy a medallion...||
and he can be in Urge Overkill.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Louis Family Restaurant in Providence||
My wife lived above it while she was in grad school at RISD. Get some Johnny Cakes and you might change your mind.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||I saw Bo at Bob Evans.||
I never saw Bo at Zingerman's.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||That's a Norwegian Wolverine.||
A Viking Wolverine.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Outrage Politics is wearying.||
I'm glad to see the administration quickly walk this one back.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||This||
But maybe it is "endow officials with vision" rather than "change play."
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Same thing happening||
on the Illinois campus in Urbana and/or Champaign. But they wouldn't dare ask the kids to trade in their Bulls or Blackhawks shirts.
|34 weeks 6 days ago||This.||
Striping is superfluous on the home uniforms. I think that is the case with the aways as well. Unless you're talking about the bitchin' 70s all whites.
|35 weeks 19 hours ago||I concur.||
A personal all time fave.
|35 weeks 20 hours ago||Get rid of the apron strings||
All white. If we're going Full Bo with helmet stickers we should have plain white away jerseys with blue numbers.
|36 weeks 5 days ago||The Pleasure Planet||
you humans call "New Orleans."
|36 weeks 5 days ago||Engineering Illini||
I work in Champaign in the advancement/ development side of the U of Illinois. From the alumni figures I've seen, UI STEM grads are clustered in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs with a sizeable number in the SF Bay Area. The Physics Dept. is very strong here, I know a couple of MIT grads getting their doctorates here. Also the agriculture school is as good as you might imagine a school with an experimental cornfield on campus would be. The architecture, design and fine arts schools are surprisingly excellent. But more than one academic I have met here describes Michigan as their "aspirational peer." Which warms this cotton pickin' maize and blue heart.