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The Burro: UTEP’s Original Mascot

By on May 11, 2012

In the early part of 1966, Texas Western College (now UTEP) acquired a new celebrity on campus named Henry. A burro, Henry was chosen to be the mascot of Texas Western College. Ron McCluskey, the Student Association President, described Henry

The Donkey Seal

By on March 9, 2012

One of the State School of Mines’ earliest symbols was the donkey seal.   The image was adopted by the School of Mines to highlight the school’s mining roots and can be found in early school publications, such as this advertisement for