The finalists in William & Mary's exhaustive mascot search have been announced. Our dedication and effort has enabled us to clear yet one more hurdle. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the William & Mary Wren:
While we have much to be proud of - let's be frank, without our ceaseless and vocal backing, the humble (yet noble) wren would have long ago found its way to Terry Driscoll's outbox - the battle is not yet won. The U.S. Senate's legislative process has nothing on William & Mary's mascot politics. Just ask Gene Nichol, who was drummed from his post as W&M's President because he dared suggest the mascot that dare not speak its name. And hosted a porn convention in Wren Chapel.
We're called to a higher purpose, Friends of G:TB. Call your representative. Flood the school with supportive emails. Mock ceaselessly the Pug, Phoenix, King and Queen, and Griffin - pretenders to the throne all. (In all seriousness, that's the best we could do? Nice work, committee. I quite guarantee my daughter's kindergarten class could have matched that list.)
We must not fail. We will not fail. Hark upon the gale, friends, with a Wren's mighty coo.