Social media reactions to proposed Georgia Tech fight song change

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Social media reactions to proposed Georgia Tech fight song change

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Georgia Tech's newly restored Ramblin Wreck carries Buzz and the cheerleaders on the filed during the first home game of the 2007 football season at Grant Field. The wreck had to be repaired after a crash.

In an effort to promote female inclusiveness, some Georgia Tech faculty have proposed a one-word change to its 107-year-old fight song.

A statement posted on the Georgia Tech website said that this was part of "on-going effort" to "modernize" the way Georgia Tech women are portrayed.

Users also took to social media to address their support or grievances about this proposed change.

Some were heavilly opposed:

Some members of the community say the lyric change would not fit within the context of the song.

Some Twitter users declared their support for the change, saying a small modification would have a broad positive impact.

One UGA student likes to stand back and watch the world burn:

12:54 p.m.: This story has been updated for clarity.

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