Monday, February 12, 2007

Students united in wrath over new SFU logo

SFU's new logo, a red rectangle with the letters "SFU", has sparked an outpouring of student ire on the internet. Since the logo's unveiling last week, over 530 people have joined the group, "the new SFU logo makes me cringe" on a popular online community website, Facebook (6 new people have joined since I began typing this post). Another group, "The New SFU Logo is Fugly" is less popular, with only 250+ members, perhaps because - as one member puts it - the new logo is "not fugly. just lame".

Of the many images posted to Facebook parodying the new logo, my favorite is from James Smith: