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The Rutgers Scarlet Knight

The Scarlet Knight Mascot


The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) has passed a bill to change the look of the school mascot; the Rutgers Scarlett Knight. Why do they want to change it, well it seems that the mascot does not reflect the diverse student population of Rutgers University.  Per the student paper The Daily Targum, “The Rutgers University Student Assembly recently passed a bill intended to support ethnic and gender diversity by adding multiple Scarlet Knights that could be black, Latino, Asian, female or third gender in addition to the existing Caucasian Scarlet Knight, said Emmet Brennan, student assembly parliamentarian.” Continue reading The Rutgers Scarlet Knight