STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY 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'... Posted on 12/2/11 at 6:16 PM
STAFF BLOG MONKE BUSINESS 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 ... Posted on 8/11/11 at 1:47 PM
STAFF BLOG BISON MEDIA BLOG Sounds familiar
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... Posted on 6/29/11 at 8:12 AM
REGGIE TALES The End
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 ... Posted on 4/9/10 at 7:05 AM
RINK AND RUN 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.... Posted on 4/8/10 at 5:35 PM
University of North Dakota has until Oct. 1 to get tribes’ support GRAND FORKS — Brett Potas is so angry the University of North Dakota may drop its Fighting Sioux nickname that he's canceled his season hockey tickets and says he won't give his alma mater another dime.
FARGO (AP) — Opponents of the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and logo say a committee set up to study them actually is a “logo retention committee, and a campus group has complained about lobbying by the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
GRAND FORKS — Doug Smail wants to keep the Fighting Sioux nickname. So does Craig Ludwig. Dixon Ward says he wants to keep it only if it doesn’t hurt development of student-athletes at the University of North Dakota.
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