UConn Mascot

UConn Mascot (Bob Englehart / Hartford Courant / March 22, 2013)

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  • What do you think?
    (Note: This is an unscientific poll.)

    Should UConn change the face of Jonathan the Husky dog?

    • Yes. The Husky mascot is old. Every logo gets tweaked. Give the new one a chance.
    • No. Everybody loves Jonathan, with his tongue hanging out. Don't change him.
    • Maybe. Let's give UConn a chance to unveil its logo first -- and maybe UConn will give fans a chance to vote on it.
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UConn plans to change the look of Jonathan the Husky on its logo, according to the school’s student newspaper, The Daily Campus. Details will be released in April. The newspaper says the new logo will be “angrier” and more “competitive.” Is Jonathan ready for a face-lift? Is he too soft, cuddly and friendly? Should UConn’s mascot look a bit fiercer? What’s your view?


A new logo for new times
Daily Campus column, March 11

Fierce Husky Mascot A Bad Idea
Hartford Courant letter, March 22

UConn to Unveil New Logo
NBC Connecticut, March 17

Englehart: A New Look
Editorial cartoon blog, Hartford Courant, March 22