That would trigger much of the same group that hates Colonials. Which is different from colonialism.The clear obvious choice should be the "GW Insurrections." Given the current events from the 1/6 DC coup along with GW leading the greatest insurrection of All-time in American history against the British monarchy.
George Washington BureaucratsI would hope that when a new name is selected, the students, faculty and alumni would be given an opportunity to vote for the new name or for keeping the Colonials moniker. (Moniker sounds odd to me but I don't know what the correct word is; should it be "team name"?)
But please, GW, don't select a boring animal team name with no actual connection to the school. I don't care for wildcats, tigers, and bears. However, I am okay with seawolves, banana slugs, and spiders.