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Ready? Give me a G-R-U-B

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The school formerly known as Augusta State University, when it becomes Georgia Regents University in 2013, recently announced that its mascot would remain the Jaguars. May I propose they become the GRU-Bs – as in grubs? The mascot can be nicknamed for the chairman of the Board of Regents who decided to honor only the regents with this GRU-bby name change.

Louise Plodinec

Aiken, S.C.


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