When it comes to fashion, Iowa City might not be in the same league as New York, Paris and Milan, but for one day out of the year, it struts and sashays with the best of ‘em. For more than five years, students at the University of Iowa have put on an annual fashion show that champions multicultural perspectives on campus. The “Walk it Out: Around the World” event celebrates diversity, empowers students and provides financial support for worthy causes. Here’s a collection of photographic highlights from the 2015 show: May-Gar Sagar (Class of 2016) models a South Asian-inspired piece. Walk
Happy World Emoji Day, Big Ten fans. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] Yes, it’s a real thing. Just check out the #WorldEmojiDay hashstag, if you don’t believe us. To celebrate the day, we tweeted one video for every Big Ten team, either men’s basketball or football, with at least one emoji in the text of each tweet. We hope you enjoy the emojis – and the videos. Check ’em out below:
Which five personalities should represent your Big Ten school? Check out BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman's five picks for all 14 teams inside.
At 8 p.m. ET tonight on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Michigan’s 27-25 victory over Wisconsin during the 2008 Big Ten football season. This was Rich Rodriguez’s first Big Ten win as the Wolverines head coach. More importantly, Michigan’s 19-point win victory marked the Wolverines’ biggest comeback win in the history of the Big House. Brandon Graham had three sacks and forced two fumbles as Michigan’s defense held Wisconsin to just six points in the final two quarters of play after trailing 19-0 at the half. Here is a breakdown of Michigan’s win over Wisconsin. Top moment: John Thompson corralled a tipped
Green Bay Packer or Cincinnati Bengal, former Ohio State star LB A.J. Hawk can't escape the American Century Golf Tournament fan who, for whatever reason, enjoys being tackled.
It’s been driving rapid job creation and an investment boom for a few years now in the Midwest. And experts say it has the potential to make the U.S. energy-independent within the next couple of decades. But when it comes to shale gas, there’s a major catch. The process for extracting it from the ground — known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” — contaminates millions of gallons of water each year, pumps toxic gases into the air and even has the potential to cause earthquakes. So far, though, rising energy demand has trumped those concerns, said Fengqi You, an assistant
How big of a deal is Cardale Jones? Big enough, UFC star Ronda Rousey took the time to respond to several of the tweets the Ohio State quarterback sent her way during the ESPYS on Wednesday night.
The Big Ten announced Thursday that Dave Revsine will serve as master of ceremonies for the 2015 Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon presented by Allstate and BMW, which will be held Friday, July 31, in Chicago.
The team announced Thursday morning that they are removing players' surnames from their jerseys to pay homage to the history of the program and return to the tradition that represented Penn State for 125 years.
At 8 p.m. ET tonight on BTN/BTN2Go, we’re airing Purdue’s 38-36 victory over Michigan during the 2009 Big Ten season. Joey Elliott threw for a career-high 367 yards and two touchdowns to lead Purdue to a memorable 38-36 comeback win at Michigan, its first win in Michigan Stadium in 43 years. Speaking of Elliott, the former Purdue quarterback will live tweet during our re-air of the game. Follow along at @joeyelliott14. Back to the action: Ralph Bolden rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and added a 35-yard touchdown catch on the fourth play of the game. Here is a