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I’ve Gone Over to the UConn ‘Hungry Husky’ Dark Side

Posted on May 11, 2014

Confession By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb¬† It has happened. I’ve gone over to the University of Connecticut ‘Hungry Husky’ dark side. There will be those who attribute my slide from smiling Husky grace to the dual national basketball championships won by my alma mater UConn, men’s and women’s basketball teams. Not so. It happened before. I drove out to the UConn Co-op to purchase some reporter’s notepads and there it was – a beautiful white, half zip, lightweight, soft fleece sweatshirt calling my name – and sporting the new fierce faced Husky logo. In a moment of weakness or joy, maybe a little of both – I tried it on and I fell in love with it. Yikes! After the change from a friendly UConn…

Fierce Faced UCONN Husky Has No Bite

Posted on September 29, 2013

Commentary by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb After what is being described as the shellacking the University of Connecticut football team took yesterday against the Buffalo Bulls it’s time to say it, so far, the fierce face Husky has no bite. Oh, I wish it wasn’t so. Despite making clear my distaste for the change to a mean face Husky logo a few months ago, I also made it clear that my loyalty remained with my Alma Mater’s teams. I would have liked nothing better than for UConn football to be touting a 4-0 season and pointing their fierce face helmets smugly at those of us who opposed the new look. Instead, things seem to be going from bad to worse, 0-4 for the fierce faced…