Claim to Fame

Alex Kirshenbaum, “Campus Clubs: The Squirrel Club” • Tue Sep 15 2009

Alex Kirshenbaum of The Michigan Daily interviews Squirrel Club president Peter Feng.

Rebecca R. Ruiz, “How Applicants Winnow Their Choices (as Reported by Parents)” • Fri May 15 2009

The Squirrel Club is mentioned on a popular thread in College Confidential forums, which is then blogged by The Choice Blog of The New York Times. The accompanying photo (by James Gordon) features a squirrel with the caption: “For some prospective students, a squirrel sighting might be the reason to reject a college.”

“Michigan in Motion” • Thu Sep 25 2008

Jake Serwer of WOLV-TV interviews Jason Colman, Duke of the Squirrel Club.

Mary Morgan, “Journalists Start Fellowship Year in Ann Arbor” • Mon Sep 08 2008

John King, the University of Michigan’s vice provost for academic information, mentions the Squirrel Club during the Knight-Wallace Fellows reception.

M-agination, “The Clubs” • Sun Nov 04 2007

M-agination Films features the Squirrel Club in a documentary about student organizations at the University of Michigan. This documentary was screened at Live! Michigan, a film festival sponsored by the U-M Dance Marathon. Includes interviews with Duke Jason Colman and President Dana Nowak.

Geoff Larcom, “EMU vs. U-M in Squirrel Showdown” • Mon Oct 15 2007

Geoff Larcom of The Ann Arbor News interviews Squirrel Club Duke Jason Colman about the fat, fearless squirrels of U-M.

President Mary Sue Coleman, “Brown Chapel AME Annual Brotherhood Banquet” • Fri Feb 23 2007

U-M’s president, Mary Sue Coleman, cites the Squirrel Club as evidence of campus diversity.

“Stateside with Charity Nebbe” • Fri May 13 2005

Charity Nebbe of Michigan Public Radio interviews Jason Colman, Duke of the Squirrel Club.

Jason Colman, “Columnist misunderstands role, benefits of Squirrel Club” • Thu Apr 14 2005

Jason Colman, Duke of the Squirrel Club, refutes Sam Singer’s opinion editorial (published in The Michigan Daily) about the club’s negative effects.

Sam Singer, “Squirrel Huggers” • Tue Apr 12 2005

Singer, a writer for The Michigan Daily, argues that feeding the squirrels on campus is a dangerous pastime.