WSU Cougar Head Logo Washington State University
WSU Insider
News and Information for Faculty, Staff, and the WSU Community

mascot

The revealing of a WSU icon

  Article by David Arseneault, WSU Today intern;   Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services     One of the biggest secrets on campus was revealed recently when Butch T. Cougar lifted his head showing his true identity of the student mascot.  Senior general studies major, Richard King removed his head to hear the crowd […]

Butch fights to top as mascot of the year

Clawing his way to the top, WSU’s loveable mascot Butch T. Cougar has earned the coveted national title as the Capital One Mascot of the Year. The contest ran from Sept. 14-Dec. 18, pitting Butch against the mascots from 11 other Division IA and IAA athletic programs with college football teams. In the end, it […]