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(Blugold) Chip E. Wa, the official Blugold mascot of University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Fear him. (Contributed)

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When District 206 released their new Cardinal mascot, the information went up in flames overnight. Members of the community were in outrage. Good or bad, it amazed me how much time and effort people took to express their opinion on this change.


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Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
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