Petition to Change the George Washington University Nickname for its Affiliates

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Julias Wolfson
2 years ago
Fuck you damn traitors! Ship your treacherous asses to Iran!

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Freedom Mushaw
2 years ago
I was at the Asian American Heritage Parade and the Lunar New Year Parade, when the mascot came through with a colonial band playing... DO YOU KNOW HOW AWKWARD THIS WAS... I was like really! Asia was colonized... The hippo is way more appropriate. The idea that people could not see the inconsiderate nature of this... visitors to the area were confused, ethnic-Americans were taken back, and it would be different if they did not show up in colonial gear.... but the band just emphasized it all. I love this university. This is something that may actually change student intake, as well. We are inclusive but we kinda look contradictory with our mascot. I tell people i am from the Hippo school, who is powerful, pack oriented, intelligent, and gorgeous. This petition needs more publicity.

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Johnny Jerkfart
3 years ago
Rachel told me I would be paid to do so

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Grace Douvos
3 years ago
I want my college to be a place where everyone feels welcome. And, the GWU Riverhorses sounds pretty badass :)

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Allison Medrano
3 years ago
I'm with you Jord!!

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Julie Kozminski
3 years ago
As a GW alumna, change the name! I'd take Hippos any day over Colonials.

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Joseph Danks
3 years ago
George Washington wasn’t even a colonial, what a shit mascot

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Annabel LaBrecque
3 years ago
decolonize decolonize decolonize

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Nikolas Michael
3 years ago
Because "Colonials" does not represent the values of anyone at the University and also our mascot is terrifying and Hippos are objectively a better mascot. Adopt Hippos and watch people start going to basketball games, campus events etc. Nobody likes colonists. Everyone likes Hippos. This aint hard

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Renad Uri
3 years ago
Because I am done being called a Colonial, when I have been personally effected by Colonialism abroad.