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Walter Aguilar

University of Michigan Drum Major Walter Aguilar is a senior from Grand Rapids. He is the 56th drum major for the university marching band.

He talks with WEMU's Lisa Barry about the excitement of the upcoming rivalry game against Ohio State and the mixed feelings and emotions of this being the last home game experience for him and other senior band members.  

University of Michigan

The 39th annual Blood Battle blood drive between the University of Michigan and Ohio State is underway, but, as expected this year, with new safety guidelines because of COVID-19.  

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While the football teams at Michigan and Ohio State prepare to battle against one another, the Michigan Daily and The Lantern have teamed with one another to highlight the historic rivalry and raise awareness about the importance of student journalism.  The Daily’s Max Marcovitch and The Lantern’s Griffin Strom check in to discuss the first-ever collaboration between the papers, the ongoing football rivalry, and predictions for Saturday’s game. 

Dick Gaskill

Dick Gaskill has been taking pictures of the University of Michigan football team and marching band since 1953 when he was a student and worked for the Michigan Daily.  He has only missed one home game in Ann Arbor in 62 years.

He talks about his many memories and photography experiences with 89.1 WEMU’S Lisa Barry.

U-M vs. OSU
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The Michigan Wolverines will play Ohio State tomorrow in Columbus.  Here's how busy it's expected to get.

Blood Bag
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For football fans, there is a great deal of excitement and anticipation for Saturday's Michigan-Ohio State game in Columbus with both teams vying for a spot in the College Football Playoffs.  But there is another contest taking place between the schools that actually can make the difference between life and death.

Barbara Lucas

Collegiate athletic events are big generators:  of excitement, of revenue, and of waste.  How can we cut down on the trash, while leaving the finances and fun intact?  In this month's installment of The Green Room, WEMU looks at game-day waste at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, and Michigan stadium in Ann Arbor.

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