Tag Archives: school spirit

  • Men in Elephant Costume
    Michigan Today

    Step Right Up!

    On May 23, 1871 Van Amburgh and Company’s Menagerie & Circus raised its tents in Ann Arbor. Approximately 60 U-M students from the sophomore class of 1873 were tossed out for disorderly conduct.

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  • A 1907 game-day postcard

    In Living Color

    In 1867, a committee of students from U-M's Literary Department recommended “azure blue and maize” as U-M's colors. But what do these colors look like? The answer has historically depended on whom you ask — and when.

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