Sparky the Sun Devil “Sparks” Controversy

State Bar Judge Recommends Suspension of Former Prosecutor with DUI Convictions

PHOENIX (AP) – Sparks are flying — over the new Sparky.

Some students and alumni don’t like Arizona State University’s re-worked mascot, Sparky the Sun Devil.

Sparky now has big eyes and bulging muscles.

The campus paper says Sparky looks the like the kind of villain that scares kids and haunts your dreams. Business major and student senator Austin Lincoln says the new Sparky is creepy.

Lincoln wants Sparky banned from sporting events.

University President Michael Crow says administrators will meet with students to discuss the issue.

The student government may put Sparky to a campus-wide vote next month.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s