WEIRDEST School Mascots (PHOTOS)

05/03/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

*UPDATED*

How do colleges and students decide on mascots?

We're trying very hard not to sound judgmental, but we're downright dumbfounded. A mascot that looks like a keg? Umm... How about a mascot that looks like an artichoke? Hmm...okay. As for the (unofficial) mascot of the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design? Well, the photos will speak for themselves. Weird is as weird looks. Right?

WEIRDEST College Mascots