Mascot issue

Mascot issue

Apr 20, 2021
A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.  

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April 20, 2021
A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.  
March 18, 2009
For the second time in four years, Florida State University is challenging a major punishment of it by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, declaring itself to be a victim of unfair treatment by the sports group to which it belongs.
February 19, 2007
U. of Illinois retires chief -- and considers how bitter debate affected tolerance, diversity and institution's reputation.
January 10, 2007
U. of Illinois Native Americans find themselves targets of online threats and racist statements.
November 27, 2006
College officials speak out about disruption of events, use of Native American imagery and invitation to U. of North Dakota.
June 30, 2006
Women’s basketball team gets 1-year postseason ban for a variety of rules violations.
May 1, 2006
As NCAA issues final rulings on Native American mascots, at least one unhappy college threatens legal action.
February 20, 2006
NCAA says Mississippi College teams can continue to bear Native American name because local tribe approves.
November 10, 2005
NCAA drops Carthage and Midwestern State from list of colleges with "hostile" Native American imagery.
October 21, 2005
The National Collegiate Athletic Association declared Thursday that it had rejected Bradley University’s appeal to be dropped from a list of institutions deemed to have “hostile” or “abusive” Native American nicknames or mascots, in a ruling that spells trouble for the rest of the 15 institutions that remain on the NCAA’s list. Bradley's teams are known as the Braves.

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