The Halo Conspiracy

For the 1998 football season, the University of Michigan unveiled a yellow contraption surrounding the top of the Big House, that came to be derisively known as “the halo.” It incorporated several icons such as the winged helmet, the university seal, and words from the Victors (bentley).  The fans and Ann Arbor citizens raged against the monstrosity! As a result of this outcry, or as then president Lee Bollinger said, “the depth of criticism and concern”, the University decided to remove it in 2000 (

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