Naperville Ribfest Asks Students To Help Name New Pig MascotThe Naperville Ribfest committee is asking local students to name the newly designed pig mascot for the 30th annual fest.
Student Panel Wants U Of I To Consider Replacement For Chief IlliniwekThe university in Champaign-Urbana stopped using Chief Illiniwek in 2007 under pressure from the NCAA, following years of controversy.
Southern Illinois School Keeps Mascot Name That Some Find OffensiveAbout 500 people gathered at the Freeburg Community High School late Thursday to urge the school board not to dump the name that was coined nearly 100 years ago by a reporter after he watched the school's short basketball team beat much larger opponents.
View: The Dodgers Have A Non-Mascot MascotThe Cubs aren't the only team with mascot confusion.
Wannabe Cubs Mascot Gives His Side Of Bar BrawlHe was caught on video this weekend throwing a punch in a Wrigleyville bar. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, the man in the costume says there's more to the story than the video shows.
Baffoe: So You're Angry About The Cubs MascotThe anger over the new Cubs mascot is a waste of time.
Things To Do This Weekend: Drink Beer, See A Play (A Good One) & Trek The StarsThe weekend! Let's take a moment to breath it in. Okay, stop breathing, we don't have time for breathing, we've got things to do. Here are three great things you can do this weekend...
Kindergarteners, Pre-Schoolers Get First Taste Of Election In Vote For MascotToday was election day for some people who won't get to cast a ballot for president of the United States for more than a decade.
Fighting Illini Mascot ContestA student organization at the University of Illinois is holding a contest to find a new mascot to replace Chief Illiniwek.
University Of Illinois Group Calls For New MascotA group of students at the University of Illinois wants the school to choose a new mascot to replace the now-retired Chief Illiniwek.

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