Cindy Marinaro '12 is president of The Big Red Bears at Cornell and is one of nearly a dozen Cornell students who play the role of Touchdown, The Big Red Bear, at Big Red sports events, alumni gatherings, special events on campus and even a recent bar mitzvah.

Here, Cindy is checking out the bear costume at the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. before suiting up to make an appearance at a special Big Red Tailgate party that evening during the conference.