1/29/2013 10:05 PM
Anyone notice Sewanee in d3 is written in lower case while most are all caps
1/29/2013 10:07 PM
Also, if anyone else thinks the NT seeding logic blows let me know
1/30/2013 12:21 AM
Posted by bhizzy04 on 1/29/2013 10:07:00 PM (view original):
Also, if anyone else thinks the NT seeding logic blows let me know
Why, can you change it or something?
1/30/2013 4:18 AM
Posted by bhizzy04 on 1/29/2013 10:05:00 PM (view original):
Anyone notice Sewanee in d3 is written in lower case while most are all caps
good observation!  I hope their alums don't notice that. The school is very protective of the name

from wikipedia:

The Sewanee Graphics Identity Standards Manual, a document reflecting the official policies of the university with respect to its public image, states, in part:

First, it must be understood that the official and legal name of this institution is “The University of the South.” In the past, though, unorganized use of this official name and the University’s familiar name, Sewanee, has been confusing to those unfamiliar with the institution. In addition, college guides and Web sites that have become so crucial in young people’s college searches may list the institution under as many as four different entries—beginning with "The," "University," "South," or "Sewanee."
To avoid confusion and to honor the history and character of the institution, a consistent reference to the name of the institution is critical. So, for extended audiences unfamiliar with the institution, the naming convention "Sewanee: The University of the South" should be used on a first reference. Subsequent references may be to "Sewanee" or "the University."

When this naming system was proposed in 2004, it was misinterpreted by some alumni to reflect a change in the official name of the university. A minor scandal ensued, insinuating that the change was intended to "distance" the university from its historic association with Southern culture.

1/30/2013 4:25 AM
Sometimes, a name change makes sense. DIII Arcadia was originally Beaver Female Seminary, then Beaver College. It changed to Arcadia in 2001. Their president said that the original name invited references to a rodent, the TV show 'Leave it to Beaver' and  a vulgar term for female anatomy. 
  
1/30/2013 9:55 AM
haha that is awesome, I would love to get a shirt that says Beaver College.   Is arcadia's mascot the beavers?  Or did they just abandon the theme completely?

emy - I was just venting, I don't have much pull with the WIS developers.  Congrats on your NT at parkside btw.  I miss my days at the GLV in Iba
1/30/2013 10:10 AM
Posted by alblack56 on 1/30/2013 4:25:00 AM (view original):
Sometimes, a name change makes sense. DIII Arcadia was originally Beaver Female Seminary, then Beaver College. It changed to Arcadia in 2001. Their president said that the original name invited references to a rodent, the TV show 'Leave it to Beaver' and  a vulgar term for female anatomy. 
  
Good tidbit Al!  This reminds me of a church near where I grew up.  It used to be called First Assembly of God and had a giant sign on the road with the letters F.A.G. and the actual words in much smaller letters.

At some point I think they got tired of jokes about it, so they changed the sign to say T.F.A. for The First Assembly.  That's probably for the best.

1/30/2013 10:18 AM
In the  90's, every self-respecting frat boy had a white baseball cap that had BEAVERS on it.   They also has SC one's that said *****.    The clever ones would walk around in pairs with one of each.

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