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This Purdue history rings "Ever True": BTN LiveBIG Book Club

Day by day, we’re moving closer to one of the 50th anniversary of one of the most astonishing and momentous events in human history: Neil Armstrong’s iconic “giant leap” for all mankind on to the surface of the moon. It was the step watched around the world. But for Purdue University faculty, students and alumni – a group to a group proud to call Armstrong on of their own – it was something even more exceptional. It was the manifestation of the Boilermaker spirit boldly leading the way at the dawn of a new era. In the new book Ever

Big Ten Bucket List - Wisconsin: BTN LiveBIG

Summer is upon us, and we know that probably the last thing you want to think about is the school year. But, whether you’re a seasoned senior or an incoming freshman, it is never too late – or too early – to brush up on all that your Big Ten university has to offer. So, we asked the experts from all fourteen universities to round up a list of can’t-miss items, from cool locations to creative programs, which students would be remiss in missing out on. Consider it your collegiate bucket list. If these are news to you, we hope