Photo detail

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2014, file photo, UNLV mascot Hey Reb warms up the crowd before an NCAA college basketball game in Las Vegas. UNLV President Len Jessup says the school needs to keep "Rebels" as its nickname after new research concluded it is not a reference to the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken,File)

Stories this photo appears in:

UNLV president says keep Rebel name; no ties to Confederacy

UNLV is keeping its “Rebels” nickname and “Hey Reb!” mascot in spite of critics who said they should be changed because the imagery harkens to the Confederacy.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment