The University of Mississippi is seeking to replace its mascot, Colonel Reb, out of concerns that the Confederate caricature is outdated and offensive. Enter the Internet:

Tuesday, the students voted in favor of crowning a new mascot to represent Rebel Nation ... and the favorite so far is none other than the most famous Mon Calamari in the entire universe. Several pro-Ackbar websites have recently emerged -- making the Admiral the heavy favorite.

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(Hat tip: BF)