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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:51 am | Updated: 2:37 pm, Wed Jan 30, 2013.

Voting for a potential new University symbol has now opened to students.

The ballot is available at and will be open from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.

Of the 46 symbols that student can vote for, the top 5 will be presented to University administration by Campus Spirit Revival, a registered student organization.

Based on the results of this vote, the University will decide whether to continue on with the process of choosing a new symbol.

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Welcome to the discussion.


  • Baba posted at 8:36 pm on Tue, Feb 5, 2013.

    Baba Posts: 1

    This is like all guns are pointing to Lincoln!!!!

  • John Fraser posted at 2:59 pm on Mon, Feb 4, 2013.

    John Fraser Posts: 1

    That is really pathetic. I'm sorry, but all of those logos are bush league! Bring back your indian mascot! I really feel sorry for Illnois fans!

  • GrumpyOldIllini posted at 4:32 pm on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

    GrumpyOldIllini Posts: 1

    This is a gag right? No one in a responsible position at the University is actually proposing these symbols, right? Or has everyone in authority suddenly gone insane. Bring back the Chief if you want to see winning teams again. His spirit has cursed the athletic program. Deservedly!

  • ram29jackson posted at 2:04 pm on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

    ram29jackson Posts: 1

    do not get rid of the Indian mascot,name and logo. Dont give in to small interest groups that know nothing about common sense and reality.

  • marvelous posted at 11:42 am on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

    marvelous Posts: 1

    That is only until tomorrow! and this was just posted today. Please please please extend the deadline for SUBMISSIONS and for VOTING... Many are just hearing about this!! Need more than one day for a submission, Thank You!!


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