Listen, we know what you’re thinking and we’re thinking it too: mythological creatures have been so underappreciated lately. They used to be the talk of the town, and now they’ve just sort of fallen to the wayside. But never fear! We’ve been brainstorming ways to get them back into the limelight (where they belong). So let’s all imagine for a second. What if the biggest (or lamest, in Stanfurd’s case) universities in California had mythological mascots?! We know, we’re really excited too.

Let’s start with a few obvious choices as a warm-up: UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara.

The UC Davis Garden Gnomes


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gnomeAfter discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on Earth.

When we do our regular combing-through of the latest news (all for you, dear readers) it is very rare that we come across the phrase “wayward gnomes.” But today we did.

It was in a story about 10 garden gnomes, which appeared along a trail on Mount Helena. The poor gnomes are thought to have been stolen from their rightful homes. But now we get to the tragic part, dear reader. read more »