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Knitted Cephalopods

It has been a long time since we had a mollusk post, so today let’s enjoy a post about squid, octopuses, and extinct… 420 more words

Hays High in Texas to retire 'Dixie' as school fight song

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Hays CISD sent a letter Tuesday morning informing parents, students and staff of Jack C. Hays High School in Buda, Texas that the song “Dixie” will no longer be played at school sponsored events. 324 more words


Little People of America wants Illinois school to change mascot name

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ST. LOUIS – A national group is gathering thousands of signatures, hoping to convince a local school district to change its mascot. 335 more words


Patriotic Turkeys

I promised a Fourth of July post, but one of my old friends came back to New York for a weekend after a decade abroad, so there was catching up to do (plus eating cherries and watching decorative explosions in the sky) and I missed writing a post.   139 more words


In aftermath of horrific shooting, schools debate Rebels mascot

As the nation continues to grieve the nine lives which were senselessly taken at a church in South Carolina, much of the focus has shifted to the imagery of the Confederacy which still hangs over state capitals and monuments of honor throughout the South, predominantly the traditional “stars and bars” confederate flag. 696 more words

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The Thistle and the Bee

Today’s post comes from the thrilling (?) world of international football aka soccer   Although, to American eyes, soccer sometimes seems to lack critical elements of sport (excitement, skill, scoring, and so forth), it definitely has the most important thing: wacky mascots!  331 more words