‘One thing I tell people is there will not be a lighthouse with legs walking around’
A Lutheran university in Indiana still does not have a new mascot, seven months after it decided to get rid of the “Crusaders” name.
Valparaiso University, located in the city of the same name, ditched the “Crusaders” in February because it had association with “hate groups.”
Though it settled on the “Beacons” as the new team name in August, it has not picked a new mascot.VU Athletics Director Mark LaBarbera says a new mascot has not been decided yet. He says re-branding for a new mascot will take years, and references the current Crusaders branding, “There’s places where the mascot is very public. That logo is in the athletic facilities, so those are in the process of being changed,” the AD told the campus paper.“One thing I tell people is there will not be a […]
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