Arkansas St. committee recommends new nickname
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Arkansas State is one step closer to a new mascot.
A committee reviewing the school's nickname -- the Indians -- unanimously passed a resolution Monday recommending that it be changed.
"It was very painful, said committee Chairman Jim Pickens, a former chairman of the school's board of trustees. "Several of us go back generations as Indians at Arkansas State University."
The recommendation will now be submitted to Chancellor Robert
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