McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname

McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname

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McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname

Student union held a referendum after a campaign by Indigenous students


Students at McGill University have voted by a large majority in favour of changing the Redmen nickname for the school’s sports teams.

The 79 per cent vote in favour of the change follows a campaign by Indigenous students to shed the name, which they say is derogatory.

The Redmen name dates back to the 1920s. The school says it is a tribute to the team’s red uniforms and possibly a nod to university…



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