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Retro Oakland: Panther Statues

Retro Oakland: Panther Statues

By Marissa Perino and Lexi Kennell

October 12, 2017

Just because the panther is a statue, it doesn’t mean it hasn’t changed. The panther was chosen as our mascot because of its intimidating nature, its nativity to the Pittsburgh region and its ancient standing as a noble animal, but most importantly it was chosen because no other university used it...

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