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Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

Senators wish to say goodbye to Prospector Pete to disassociate from the Gold Rush era

February 21, 2018

The Prospector Pete mascot was the topic of debate at this week’s Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday. According to ASI senators, indigenous students have been fighting for the school to...

What’s going on with the posters near Prospector Pete?

What’s going on with the posters near Prospector Pete?

September 24, 2017

On the walls of Liberal Arts 5, yellow posters pile up like tiles a few feet behind Prospector Pete. The famous 49er mascot, which has recently been a topic of contention among members of the campus community, was eclipsed by the colorful pieces of paper that read "I appreciate and respect you." Las...

American Indian Studies honors students to the beat of a drum

American Indian Studies honors students to the beat of a drum

May 21, 2017

American Indian Studies professor Craig Stone handed four graduates an eagle feather that was blessed and sung over while a multigenerational group — featuring elder gentlemen and a young boy — beat a larg...