Skip to comments.College’s Husky Dog Logo Promotes Rape, Says Student (UCONN)
Posted on 04/26/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT by drewh
The new logo for the University of Connecticuts sports teams is a terrifying husky dog that calls to mind images of sexual assault, says one student.
The new logo was unveiled last week, receiving mixed-to-negative reviews from UConn fans who preferred the older, cuter husky dog.
But one student went much further, criticizing the new, meaner logo for being a pro-rape symbol.
Ads by GoogleIn an open letter to UC President Susan Herbst, self-described feminist student Carolyn Luby wrote that the redesigned team logo will intimidate women and empower rape culture.
UConn basketball coach Geno Auriemma said the logo is looking right through you and saying, Do not mess with me. This is a streamlined, fighting dog, and I cannot wait for it to be on our uniforms and court.
In response, Luby wrote, What terrifies me about the admiration of such traits is that I know what it feels like to have a real life Husky look straight through you and to feel powerless, and to wonder if even the administration cannot mess with them. And I know I am not alone.
There were two sexual assaults at UConn involving athletes in the past year, Luby claimed.
The logo and the teams it represents are menacing to women, she wrote.
Ads by GoogleThe face of real life UConn athletics is certainly capable of frightening college women, wrote Luby.
Herbst did not respond to requests for comment
Good heavens, Carolyn Luby. Huskies don’t rape.
So she was sexually assaulted by a dog???
Do college women in Conn. get raped by dogs a lot ?
Carolyn should not be attending a university in her mental condition. She should be seeking help at a psychiatric hospital.
‘Rape’ seems a strange thing to think of when confronted with an angry looking dog. Maybe she got groped by a dog once, or something.
There’s no accounting for people who are scared of their own shadow.
Oh! Well we can't have that! The logo has got to go.
How stupid do you have to be to go to college these days?
Bet this Luby gal hopes so.
chick has some serious issues. feminism really screws up a gal’s mind. too bad this babe didn’t grow up in the real world.
Maybe she’s channeling Marjorie Knoller.
Oooooops, puckered up at the sight of that rabid dog.
Is this the twit’s twitter account?
Yup! Looks like a “rapist” to me.
Her assertion brings up images of mental instability.
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