Claim to Fame
Are we a crazy club, or are people who have never fed a squirrel the crazy ones? Peanuts for thought, but either way, we welcome the mention of our illustrious name anywhere and anytime!
Are we a crazy club, or are people who have never fed a squirrel the crazy ones? Peanuts for thought!
What could be bigger for any squirrel than becoming our mascot? In our first comic strip appearance ever, Frank Page pays tribute to the Club.
Cindy Heflin, “Squirrel Club? Yep and just about any other group a college student can think up” • Tue Sep 06 2011
We appeared for a second time on September 6th—with a marvelous photo, no less—when AnnArbor.com mentioned a Detroit Free Press article about “weird clubs” (including ours!).
What’s weird about feeding squirrels? Then again, one could hardly discuss extraordinary clubs without mentioning us, so maybe we are weird!
Benjamin Verdi, “Of rats and men: What the ‘Michigan Squirrel Club’ shows us about God’s grace” • Fri Jan 21 2011
What do squirrel rabies and the gospel have in common? One (ex-?)squirrel hater’s take on the Club.
The author, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, advises people to follow the positive example of campus squirrels. And yes, fans of chipmunks and ground squirrels are welcome in the Club!
Our fame continues to grow! The Squirrel Club is featured in notextile. USA Today in an article about “bizarre college clubs.” We’re at the top of the list, and a photo by Jason Colman, Duke of the Squirrel Club, precedes the title of the article.
Juliana Keeping, “Students flood the University of Michigan Diag in search of groups that fit their interests” • Wed Sep 16 2009
Julia Keeping of AnnArbor.com cites The Squirrel Club as “one of the quirkier groups on U-M’s campus.”
Alex Kirshenbaum of The Michigan Daily interviews Squirrel Club president Peter Feng.Older