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MASCOT MADNESS: School spirit symbols on the chopping block nationwide

• by Celine Ryan

Colleges and universities across the country are axing "offensive" mascots. 

From Washington, D.C. to Maine and from to Illinois to California, more and more mascots are falling prey to political correctness.  

"glorifies the act of systemic oppression..."    Tweet This

1. Colonials

Despite the school being named after an actual colonial, students at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. have launched a campaign to replace the "Colonial" mascot with one without so "deep a connection to colonization." 

Although the university has not officially responded to the student vote to remove the mascot that they say "glorifies the act of systemic oppression," it recently renamed a building called Colonial Center the Student Services Hub.