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George Washington University announces new moniker after backlash

May 26, 2023

George Washington University Revolutionaries – get used to it.

The school announced Wednesday that "Revolutionaries" will be the university's new moniker, replacing "Colonials."

Last summer, the school drew criticism from students for its original nickname, previously used since 1926, as it was deemed to be associated with colonialism. The university said it "need[ed] to unify the community."

Source: Fox News

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