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Let's go blue, detail, 1975

How we went blue

It’s short. It’s sweet. And it can really swing. But the origins of “Let’s Go Blue” were anything but simple.

Ann Arbor alley, 1911

“Insanitary conditions”

In 1910, U-M students attended class in unventilated buildings; spit on the floors and sidewalks; and contracted tuberculosis in alarming numbers. Good times!

Listen In graphic

The write side of history

Podcast: Veteran journalists recount the high stakes and high jinks of life as Michigan Daily reporters. Plus: Peace Corps at 55.

Ferry Field

Field of dreams

The campus landmark that once led to Ferry Field today connects 150 years of athletics to academics, and past to present. Plus: First-known photos of U-M football.

Go blue, Michigan Photography

True blue?

Go Blue! They’re two little words that mean so much to Wolverines worldwide. But how did this cheer originate? And which Wolverine said it first?