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Sparty just tweeted this.
Be on the look out for some big news tomorrow at noon! #B1G
Start guessing as to what it could be.
My guess is that MSU will officially announce that the humongous Sparty statue will be built overlooking Spartan Stadium!
Aaron Burbridge has officially qualified and will be ready when fall camp opens!
Please dont speculate.
Who is Sparty?
black unis for BSU game
That would be awesome, not getting my hopes up though...
It's the Sparty Mascot vis a vis SAF tweeting. It'll probably be some bullshit like reduced SAF membership fees or SAF travel to an away game.
Sparty will be doing 0 handed push ups aft the 50 yard line this year
Poll function to be added to 247!
It are Pro Combatting!!
Sparty upgrade... New, darker green. and Spartan helmets on his shoulders instead of the block S.
attached photo of current Sparty for reference.
Yep its an updated Sparty costume, 2012 senior class gift.
I'm sorry - I gotta get on my soapbox about this.
Sparty is a money making venture for SAF. Sparty basically mints money for SAF, who (granted this is irrelevent, but important), terrible at everything they do EXCEPT SPARTY.
SAF should be ponying up the money to upgrade Sparty. Or instead of using the money SAF had planned to use for Sparty upgrades, they should have some sort of scholarship or grant to the guys who are Sparty. Those guys work their asses off, and don't get to reap in the financial rewards.
Moreover, the Senior class gift should be something that is utilized to beautify campus or make it easier for other students to attend MSU. While it's arguable that updating and upgrading the costume 'beautifies' campus, this essentially serves as a subsidy to a specific SRO.
Finally, it pisses me off that Sparty is part of SAF ANYWAY. I understand the Alumni Association ponied up the inital funds for Sparty back in '89, but this could be a nice little stream of revenue for the AD (or university). Sparty should be annexed by the AD. Essentially, SAF is using a University owned trademark for it's own funds. It would be like if the College Republicans decided to create their own MSU decals and sell them.
How does SAF fund itself if they lose Sparty? By not being fucking incompetent, A., and B. like every other SRO does on campus.
Yes, I just spent 8 minutes railing about a mascot class gift. On an internet message board.
A man's gotta eat!
green and white striped turf for the BSU game
Hollis has finally set up the moon game???
Izzo to announce that he has started shopping at Kroger.
tRCMB - Visit at your own risk of being disgusted.
Spartan Stadium chosen to host the National Championship game for the 2014 college football season.
This post was edited by Monklife 21 months ago
MSU=outright champ| Wis=2 yrs|OSU=5 yrs| UM=11 yrs|Ill=13 yrs|NW=19 yrs| PSU=20 yrs| Iowa=29 yrs|Ind=69 yrs|Min= 73 yrs| Pur=84 yr
Well said. Sparty should NOT be under the control of, nor the revenue from Sparty be going TO, SAF. Period.
My Blood Runs Green.....
Is this a combined 2011/2012 gift? Last year when I graduated they tried to get me to donate for the new costume as our senior gift, and then this year when my sister graduated she got called regarding donation for a new one and I have no idea what my class ended up doing
This post was edited by hyeguy 21 months ago
Dantonio will reveal his impression of Shane Morris.
First upgrade should be a name change. "sparty", might as well as named him princess.
Question authority. Power to the people
My guess is that they announce that they officially secured funds for the north end addition, and construction will start after the NW game.
I would pay boatloads of money to help make this happen.
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