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LOOK: UP Fighting Maroons unveil new logo in time for UAAP S78

/ 05:47 PM June 16, 2015
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New UP Maroons Logo.

Will the change in image also bring a change in fortune?

University of the Philippines is certainly hoping for that as the Fighting Maroons unveiled a new logo in time for their hosting of UAAP Season 78.

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In a report on ABS-CBN Sports, UP representative to the Board and UAAP secretary-general Ronnie Dizer said that the Fighting Maroons will do away from the trademark Oblation and will use a logo which bears a native warrior holding a spear and a shield, which is inscribed with the letters UP in baybayin characters.

UP has failed to make the men’s basketball Final Four since Paolo Mendoza led the squad to a fourth place finish in 1997. It also has won a measly four games in the last four seasons and has been in the cellar for the last six years.

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Though the Fighting Maroons will boast of the new logo, Oblation will remain as a main symbol for the school and the UP system. CFC

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