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Governor signs Fighting Sioux name bill

Updated: November 9, 2011, 7:57 PM ET
Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Like many of her classmates and University of North Dakota students who came before her, senior Annie Hessinger says it doesn't matter that the school is shedding its 81-year-old nickname after a drawn-out dispute with the NCAA. She's Fighting Sioux and always will be, no matter what new nickname the school eventually picks.

She'll still wear clothing bearing the Fighting Sioux logo, a colorful profile of an American Indian warrior's head. And she'll carry on school traditions ...

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