Editorial: Time to move on from 'Fighting Sioux'
"To North Dakota American Indian tribe members who are continuing to stir the University of North Dakota Sioux nickname pot. The deal is done. UND has decided to move on. The controversial nickname and logo will be replaced with something yet to be chosen. A tribal referendum at Standing Rock on the issue, whether it’s held before UND’s deadline of Oct. 1 or later, should have no significant effect on the university’s decision. UND made the right call a few months ago. The nickname controversy has been a distraction that has taken too much of the school’s time and energy. It has tainted everything else the school does and as such has become a detriment to UND’s reputation and image. It’s time for everyone with a stake in the university to let it go."

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LEAFY SPURGE [see third item] (The Fargo Forum 9/14)

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