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Cal Logo 2.0: Let There be UC Lite

Mike4603 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 5:33 PM
You should have shown the new Logo, as a tax paying supporter of the University of California I think it's ugly, but like everything else in California, they didn't ask me

When you think about it, it's amazing that the high-minded swells at the University of California didn't unveil a new logo sooner. The old logo, which will continue to appear on diplomas and official letters, features the school motto, "Let there be light." Ancient. An English translation of a Latin phrase. And a book. Dead-tree lit. 1868? Dead white guys. Under a star. Too militaristic.

But it wasn't political correctness that relegated the old UC seal to the dusty top shelf reserved for weighty documents only. The new logo, explained UC spokesman Steve Montiel, is "an operational thing." The...