FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani wants a review of the school song because he considers some words troubling.
The third verse of “The Yellow and the Green” has a lyric that includes a reference to “red man” — what some consider a derogatory term for an American Indian.READ MORE: St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns
Bresciani wants the school to stop using all but the first verse of the song.READ MORE: Minneapolis Sees 90th, 91st Homicides Of 2021 After Violent Night
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