SEOU Unveils New Logo

Southeastern Oklahoma State University now has a new logo to go with its new mascot.

The Durant school changed its mascot from the Savages to the Savage Storm after the National Collegiate Athletic Association began a push to replace mascots that may offend Native Americans.

The new logo is interlocking lightning bolts under the letters “SE” and was unveiled at a ceremony in the lobby of Bloomer Sullivan Gymnasium on Thursday.

In January, University officials announced that “Savage Storm” would be the athletic department’s new nickname. Since that time, a logo committee solicited design ideas to incorporate the new name into an athletics logo.

The change will take effect immediately.

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