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Oh how we hate Ohio State

Wow. Now there was a game to help ease the pain of this uninspiring 7-5 season. We more than held our own against the undefeated Ohio State and almost pulled off what would have been a phenomenally exciting upset. While ultimately that didn't happen, we can at least appreciate how close we came...and how the [...]

By |December 5th, 2013|Campus Life|0 Comments

Family feud: what do we really think of our Little Brother?

Remember this little stunt? Well, they'd better fire up their engines again because this Saturday is it: the Michigan-MSU football game. Last year, we continued a noble tradition of kicking Spartan ass (most of the time) and celebrated our 900th win ever to boot. The Paul Bunyan trophy is up for grabs again in East [...]

By |October 31st, 2013|Campus Life|0 Comments

Rising Above the Rivalry

After experiencing the craziness of Saturday and encountering much of the Michigan/State bashing I predicted in my Thursday post, I never expected that just 24 hours later, I’d have a whole new perspective on the subject. At pregames everywhere on Saturday, Michigan and State fans chanted abrasive insults at each other. “You’re ugly! You’re disgusting!” [...]

By |October 23rd, 2012|All Things Consider|1 Comment

The Michigan vs. Michigan State Rivalry: Show and Tell

Here is the most recent tweet in my Twitter feed: "This is the one week Michigan upper-middle class fans can make fun of Michigan State for being dumber and lower-middle class and it’s okay." Does that tweet make anyone else’s skin crawl a little bit? As the Michigan vs. Michigan State weekend approaches, everyone seems [...]

By |October 18th, 2012|All Things Consider|3 Comments

Let the Rivalry Continue

Facebook is overflowed with it.  One cannot look at Twitter without seeing a tweet about it.  Is it immature?  Yeah, maybe.  But that's what makes it so wonderful.  Our social networks (and lives in general) can be engulfed with silly fights that lead us to lose sight of more important aspects of life.  Yet, as [...]

By |January 17th, 2012|All Things Consider|0 Comments

Suh-Stomp? Suh-Stopped

After rushing the field this weekend and soaking in the Michigan victory over Ohio State, it’s hard to think about other issues in sports. It seems as though Saturday's game is the only thing on a Michigan fan's mind-- the way the team went out there and “Suh-Stomped” the Buckeyes. Suh-Stomped? Oh yeah, the Lions played on Thursday.

By |November 28th, 2011|All Things Consider|2 Comments

The Game

It's finally here, the last game of the football season. What could be more appropriate than hosting our 108th meeting with the Ohio State, ranked by ESPN as the greatest North American sports rivalry? Though our last win in the series was in 2003, our boys coming off of their most complete performance of the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2011|All Things Consider|1 Comment