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When you unveil drawings of five mascot finalists after months of waiting, it’s difficult to get people to read the text that surrounds the images you present. One item of importance is that the sketches of the five finalists represent concepts for five mascot possibilities. I’ve been carefully reading all of the comments, ideas and [...]

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The W&M Mascot Committee will unveil 5 mascot finalists tomorrow morning about 9AM at http://www.wm.edu/mascot. Terry Driscoll, W&M Athletics Director and chair of the Mascot Committee, will be appearing on The Tide radio (92.3 FM) shortly after the announcement to discuss the five finalist concepts. Tune in to that interview which will be streamed live [...]

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Whiskey?

A former mascot? The 1958 Colonial Echo included this photograph of the dog called Whiskey on the “Spirit of W and M” pages. Courtesy of University Archives Photography Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library. – Susan T. Evans

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Can you see me now?

Today’s magnifying glass gives a glimpse of Sad Bumble Bee. According to the mascot idea submission form, SBB resides in an “old wicker apiary” in Colonial Williamburg. Seriously. – Susan T. Evans

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