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UND asks media, others to stop using Fighting Sioux nickname, logo

Published 12/28/2011, Grand Forks Herald

Peter Johnson, executive associate vice president for university relations, sent the following memo to news and sports outlets Wednesday: “As you know, the University of North Dakota is in the process of transitioning away from the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. Through this email I am formally asking that you, in your news coverage, help us with this transition by restricting your use of the nickname and logo to those stories that are about the transition process and/or the nickname issue.

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