University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux logo is seen on the floor of the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. The University of North Dakota is dropping its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, six years after the NCAA deemed it hostile to Native Americans.
University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux logo is seen on the floor of the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. The University of North Dakota is dropping its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, six years after the NCAA deemed it hostile to Native Americans.
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published Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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BISMARCK, N.D. — Like many of her classmates and University of North Dakota students who came before her, senior Annie Hessinger says it doesn’t matter that the school is shedding its 81-year-old nickname after a drawn-out dispute with the NCAA. She’s Fighting Sioux and always will be, no matter what new nickname the school eventually picks.

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