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MIKE JACOBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Herald Letter: Nickname not just about athletes

Apparently, UND Alumnus Ralph Sollom didn't appreciate Mike Jacobs op-ed the other day.  Thoughts? Per the Grand Forks Herald: The people of North Dakota built the University of North Dakota and alumni from all over the world support it in many ways. Students attending UND and people who work there all have a stake in UND. If they are interested in picking a nickname for UND...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Jacobs: Limit UND nickname vote to active athletes

In today's Grand Forks Herald, former Herald editor Mike Jacobs suggests that the current athletes pick the new UND nickname. I could live with that. There's a very good chance that we wouldn't end up with the moronic nickname Sundogs.Per the Grand Forks Herald. The best, most credible constituency to vote on a new nickname is the university's active athletes.-- the people who will...
Via Goon's World
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Herald LETTER: No greatness lost as Kelley leaves (Nickname Related)

I will let this one speak for itself.  FORT TOTTEN, N.D. — I disagree with Mike Jacobs’ assertion that UND President Robert Kelley was cheated out of greatness. You can’t “cheat” anyone out of greatness. Greatness may be ignored and/or not acknowledged, as may be the case with Kelley. And anyone who manages to get rid of 80-year-old racist college nickname is great...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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