Colonial Phil

Community College of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community College of Philadelphia is putting the finishing touches on its new Lion mascot that has taken a year to design. Last year, CCP ditched its previous mascot, Colonial Phil, over concerns he represented a time of slave owners and oppression. The school then...
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Photo Credit: Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2018 - 12:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Community College of Philadelphia is ditching its mascot, in response to students who find the character offensive. At first glance he appears harmless enough - a cartoony figure in a tricornered hat named Colonial Phil. But to Community College of Philadelphia...
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