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CCP President Dr. Donald "Guy" Generals and the college's new mascot, Roary.
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Mike DeNardo
September 17, 2019 - 5:21 pm
A year and a half after retiring a mascot that many students found offensive, Community College of Philadelphia has unveiled its new mascot.
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Phillie Phanatic
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — So, who actually owns the Phillie Phanatic? The Phils went to court Friday to keep their lucrative copyright to the furry green mascot. A 1984 agreement with mascot co-designer Harrison/Erickson, Inc. says the Phillies own the copyright to the Phillie Phanatic "...
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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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Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
November 21, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The TIME Person of the year is a coveted title, dating all the way back to 1927. Former presidents, world leaders, changemakers and groups for social justice have graced its covers through the years, relaying a representative message of each era. So it makes complete...
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The Philadelphia Wings mascot Wingston is shown with mascot from other Philly professional and college teams.
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Dan Wing
November 09, 2018 - 1:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings lacrosse team introduced the city's newest pro-sports mascot Friday morning at pep rally on the rooftop lacrosse field at Friends Select in Center City. Another shot of the new kid in town. He's on Twitter- @WingstonNLL - if you want to welcome...
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The Please Touch Museum has introduced its new mascot, a purple, fuzzy, wide-eyed creature named Squiggles.
Please Touch Museum
Hadas Kuznits
October 11, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ahead of Family Festival: OutFest on Saturday, the Please Touch Museum is encouraging museum-goers to meet Philadelphia's other mascot — no, not Gritty; the city's other new mascot, Squiggles. And museum CEO Patricia Wellenbach noted that Squiggles, a purplish, fuzzy...
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The Please Touch Museum has introduced its new mascot, a purple, fuzzy, wide-eyed creature named Squiggles.
Please Touch Museum
Rachel Kurland
October 08, 2018 - 11:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is there a Philadelphia institution that doesn't have an ambiguous new mascot? The Please Touch Museum has introduced its own new mascot, a purple, fuzzy, wide-eyed creature named Squiggles. Squiggles was unveiled Sunday during the museum's 42nd Birthday Bash. Our new...
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Rachel Kurland
October 03, 2018 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly has officially gone mascot crazy, and now SEPTA wants in on the action. The Philadelphia Flyers have received odd success with its new mascot, Gritty — a 7-foot-tall, fuzzy-faced, googly-eyed orange monster-like creature that has taken the nation by storm,...
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