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Archive for May, 2009

Brought to you by the W&M Alumni Association

The W&M Alumni Association brings you the voices of the Young Guarde talking about the mascot search in a new feature-length film   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ5JqOdYv-o&feature=channel_page Nicely done, Eric Pesola and Maya Horowitz ’10 – thanks! – Susan T. Evans

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Can you see me now?

Lots of ideas have been coming in through the mail and the online submission form. Since we have received a great deal of entertainment from these mascot submissions, we figured it was only fair to let you in on the fun. So, about once a week, we will showcase an idea that we find brilliant, [...]

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Mascot Search on YouTube – a P.S.

P.S. The mascot search committee salutes Spencer Milne, director of ticket operations in W&M Athletics. Spencer produced the featured video on the Mascot Search YouTube site. Spencer also plays a cameo role – can you guess which one? – Susan T. Evans 

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The William & Mary Mascot Search on YouTube

There’s nothing quite like a little mascot video … >> http://www.youtube.com/wmmascot – Susan T. Evans

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RFP for Mascot Design and Fabrication

The Mascot Search Committee will contract with a firm for mascot design and fabrication and we are working with the W&M Procurement Office to issue an RFP (request for proposals). The RFP process will identify companies that are interested in our project, as well as provide us with sample materials, references and cost estimates from [...]

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Can you see me now?

About midway through the official submission period, your ideas for a William & Mary mascot now total 199. Over the next few weeks, you’ll see pieces and parts of drawings and graphics we’re collecting from you. I guess it’s true that everybody loves birds. Nine different birds are in the mix. Hence, today’s peek through [...]

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Play by the rules.

Weeks ago, you helped us come up with a set of requirements and guidelines to be used for evaluating mascot ideas. Last week, a subcommittee of the mascot search committee met to review the submissions to date. We agreed that we could eliminate 25 of the submissions. Here is a summary of our review: 13 ideas related to Indians [...]

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I love old pictures.

We’ve been working on a mascot update for the June issue of the award-winning Alumni Magazine. We thought it would be fun to include an old photo of a former W&M mascot. Amy Schindler, guest blogger here and university archivist extraordinaire, did some digging yesterday and I think we have something fun and interesting. Watch [...]

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