17 Ohio State traditions that (probably) won’t get anyone fired ... and the stories behind them

The Ohio State University Marching Band — otherwise known as The Best Damn Band In The Land — has typically been a source of pride for the Buckeyes, perhaps never more than in recent years as the band’s elaborate halftime productions made national headlines and even made an appearance in an iPad commercial. This offseason, TBDBITL’s sterling reputation was marred significantly when OSU fired marching band director Jon Waters.
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Q: Who's your favorite female rock star?

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Kathleen Hanna, Shirley Manson, Alison Mosshart, St. Vincent, etc., etc.

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