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Editorial: UND gets off easy on 'Sioux' name
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2002

The school with the "Fighting Sioux" nickname is getting off easy even though it didn't respond to discrimination and harassment complaints made by Native students, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader says in an editorial.

The University of North Dakota entered in an agreement with the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. The school agreed to make changes in its harrasment policy but the paper says they aren't enough.

"So while evidence compiled in a two-year investigation seemed to indicate a hostile atmosphere, UND gets away with no penalty and little action needed," the paper writes.

Get the Story:
Editorial: UND downplays harassment issue (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 9/22)

Relevant Links:
The University of North Dakota - http://www.und.edu

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