The Hawks’ Indian head logo isn’t directly disrespectful, but it’s inherently uncomfortable.
Why don’t more people talk about what we should do regarding Native American heritage?
“Commit to the Indian” isn’t just an order by a coach or a phrase to be mocked on sports radio. It’s something that might warrant a deeper consideration.
The Illinois administration long ago should have worked to turn the Chief into something better, broader and more beneficial. It didn’t.
Banished from athletic events at the University of Illinois six years ago, Chief Illiniwek is now standing on the hypothetical sidelines in Champaign, holding a new proposal for his return.
The Chief Illiniwek saga took a strange twist when it was revealed by the Daily Illini that unofficial results for all referendums on the 2013 student ballot had been released – except for the one involving the Chief.
A student group is again trying to replace banished school symbol Chief Illiniwek – and, this time, another group of students is trying to stop them.
A student organization at the University of Illinois is holding a contest to find a new mascot to replace Chief Illiniwek.
One week ago Friday, stacks of T-shirts bearing a new Chief Illiniwek logo appeared for the first time on the shelves of a sports apparel store at the University of Illinois.
The Council of Chiefs, a non-profit 501c(3) organization, is unveiling a new Illiniwek logo today.
If a beloved symbol represented a major public university for eight decades before its retirement, but the administration worked relentlessly afterward to pretend that it never even existed … Did Chief Illiniwek ever make a sound?
Could Illini fans cheer for the Fighting Abe Lincolns? How about the Farmbots, Fire Chiefs or Doughboys?
A group of students at the University of Illinois wants the school to choose a new mascot to replace the now-retired Chief Illiniwek.
University of Illinois students are going ahead with plans to hold a dance celebrating the school’s former mascot, Chief Illiniwek, going back on an earlier decision to call the event off.