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Students React to the Mascot Search

Screen Shot 2018-02-25 at 10.58.56 AMAlex Constantine

Junior

What do you think about Manhattan College’s search for a mascot?

I think it’s pretty cool but I just hope they pick the right mascot for the school.

What do you think the right mascot for the school would be?

I think the right mascot for this school would be a student, dressed up like a brother and he has a cross which he could hold up to the student section and everyone just shuts up and he yells “J-A-S-P-E-R-S” and everyone yells “JASPERS” and just goes back to cheering.

So you think that would pump everyone up at a game?

Oh yeah! That’s also what a Jasper is; he was a Brother, so it only makes sense.

What do you not want to see as a mascot?

I don’t want to see a squirrel as a mascot at all. I might transfer my senior year if I see a squirrel as a mascot.

 

Screen Shot 2018-02-25 at 10.59.04 AMDoug Huntington

Senior

What do you think about Manhattan College’s search for a mascot?

I like it. I know we had Brother Jasper before but I think it might be time to move on. I really like the squirrel idea; squirrels are all around MC and I think it’d be a great mascot.

How do you think the atmosphere of games would change if we have a mascot?

I go to a lot of games, I think it’s a great idea. If it were a squirrel mascot, we could have a sign that says “Go Nuts” and I think everyone would actually go nuts.

 

Screen Shot 2018-02-25 at 10.59.22 AMAnna Curran

Sophomore

How do you feel about the fact that Manhattan College is looking for a mascot?

I feel like it’s kinda out of the blue – a little strange, but cute.

Do you think having a mascot that isn’t Brother Jasper will take away from what it means to be a Jasper?

Maybe yes, maybe no. It’s one of those things that we’ll have to see how it goes.

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  1. We used to be called the Billy Goats because of the constant running up an down the hill to go to class.

    The brother was another one. A bit disrespectful. The Jasper’s don’t need a clown running around. We have a great pep team. We are different. We are Jaspers