Goldy, we’re honestly sorry your mask got damaged, and we’re glad the human inside you wasn’t hurt. But next time a fan gets annoyed with you, move on. He may be a tree-climbing mathematician who just wants to watch some gymnastics.
— Don Troop in his Tweed blog in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Troop was commenting on last weekend’s incident in which a St. Thomas professor punched Goldy Gopher twice after the mascot kept goofing with him during a gymnastics match.
(Plug alert: Tweed mentions my On Campus post from Wednesday.)