City College Podcast Series – History of the campus Panther statue

City College's panther gets a new look April 3, 2014 when pranksters yarn-bomb the statue. Tom Herzog explores the statue's history, and the students who brought it to campus. Vanessa Dominguez | Guest Photographer | vadobu95@gmail.comCity College's panther gets a new look April 3, 2014 when pranksters yarn-bomb the statue. Tom Herzog explores the statue's history, and the students who brought it to campus. Vanessa Dominguez | Guest Photographer | vadobu95@gmail.com

Thomas Herzog
Staff Writer
therzog.express@gmail.com

 

Students walking through campus at City College see friendly faces, distinguished buildings — and a ferocious statue of a panther, sporting a contorted face and enormous fangs.

Reporter Tom Herzog explores the origins of the statue, including its cost, creators and controversy.