Super Fan: Big Nut and First Lady Nut

Super Fan: Big Nut and First Lady Nut

“Jon, what do you want to be when you grow up?” Snapping the straps of his overalls, the grandson of a dairy farmer replied, “Why an iconic Ohio State super fan, of course! Think I’ll call myself Big Nut.” The script didn’t exactly go that way, but that is the happy...
Brutus Battle of the Wits

Brutus Battle of the Wits

Who puts more smiles on the faces of Ohio State fans than anyone? Brutus Buckeye, of course!  Widely touted for his game-side antics, Brutus is also the welcome face of Ohio State at charity functions, parades, weddings and other large-group gatherings, with his...
How Brutus Got His Name

How Brutus Got His Name

Letters to The Lantern, Tuesday, November 30 “Editor, If I didn’t know better, I would say the contest to name the Buckeye mascot was held by the University of Michigan. Really, how in the world did a name like Brutus win the contest?” George E. Shute, Grad Shute has...
A Gift Truly Worth Giving

A Gift Truly Worth Giving

Brutus and Cheer Team fans, Put on your giving hats to help support the Happiness Unit of our favorite University! The Cheer and Brutus Alumni Society has been handpicked by Ohio State’s First Lady, Veronica Meinhard, to be part of a Buckeye Funder Event. There...