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The University of North Dakota
I received a note from the Herald's editor and publisher this afternoon that we will be phasing out using "Fighting Sioux" to describe UND's athletic teams beginning immediately. That means tomorrow'...
12/2/11 at 6:16 PM
A peek behind the curtain
Yesterday afternoon, I received a call from a PR firm informing me that six Native American students had filed a federal lawsuit over UND's Fighting Sioux nickname. The woman on the phone told me the ...
8/11/11 at 1:47 PM Does UND see dollar signs? 5/14/09 at 10:12 AM
Had to raise my eyebrow over aparagraph in Grand Forks Herald story this morning on Rep. Al Carlson and the UND nickname issue: "(Carlson) also suggested last week that Kelley or others at UND encour...
6/29/11 at 8:12 AM
After years and years of controversy, and four years of legal wrangling, the end of the Fighting Sioux nickname came quickly. The speed in which it was addressed at the State Board of Higher Ed ...
4/9/10 at 7:05 AM
Fighting Sioux to Retire Nickname, Logo
Boston College beat Miami of Ohio 7-1 and Wisconsin defeated Rochester Institute of Technology 8-1 in Thursday's Frozen Four semifinals in Detroit. Ouch. So it is the WCHA vs....
4/8/10 at 5:35 PM