Cy is not just a mere mascot, he is the embodiment of Iowa State University's school spirit. Cy possesses an energy and excitement that rapidly spreads through the crowd with great enthusiasm. Whenever Cy is on the scene, crowds quickly gather to watch his antics. He is beloved by the young and old alike.


Cy entertains fan during the VEISHEA parade. 2000. Photo courtesy Jeff Kushkowski.



Cy with dance partner Sonya Sondergaard Carlson.  1956. 



Cy responds to a fan from Alabama who saw him at the Hall of Fame Classic in Birmingham, Alabama. 1978.



Cy often meets celebrities, here he is with legendary musician, Louis Armstrong. 1966.