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By David Martin

WWCC mascot change was a good idea


Mascots are a silly concept and it’s even sillier how much people can associate with them.

An often cartoonish character, and just as often presented in a very masculine depiction, they’re often the representation of a group or region, though in some cases, they just don’t make a lot of sense.

Take the Rock Springs tigers for example. A city founded on coal and mining, the high school’s mascot is a tiger, an animal common to much of Asia.

While attending RSHS, I never put much thought into the hows and whys regarding why an animal not native to North America came to represent a sc...

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