SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER Measure 4 Vote
The much anticipated vote on the future of the Fighting Sioux nickname has finally been decided. The people of North Dakota voted overwhelmingly in favor of retiring the nickname with the final voteta... Posted on 6/13/12 at 8:05 AM
The end has come for the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. The controversial issue has left some people happy, some upset, and most just ready to move on. Now, Fighting Sioux fans and opponents are speaking out about the decision to change the tradition.
Both Governor Dalrymple and Representative Carlson expressed some disappointment with their NCAA meeting. But, both agreed that the nickname and logo need to go because the consequences are just too serious for the University.
Duke without the Blue Devil? Notre Dame without the Fighting Irish? Most students and alumni at those proud universities wouldn't dream of dropping those enduring symbols of school pride. But that's exactly what's happening at the University of North Dakota.
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