UnNews:Michigan State rebrands athletic teams
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|Michigan State rebrands athletic teams|
23 October 2023
On-campus focus groups determined that the previous nickname, "Spartans", was offensive to Greek people, as it portrayed them as obsessed with conquest, in possession of weapons, and having large noses.
The focus groups briefly considered but rejected the "Molestors", to commemorate the university's heritage of notorious athletic trainers.
The agricultural college rolled out its new nickname to the Big Ten Conference Saturday, taking part of the sting off its 49-0 drubbing at the hands of cross-state rival University of Michigan.
- Duke "Michigan State University Shows a Picture of Hitler Pre Football Game Than Gets Pummeled in the Game". RedState, October 22, 2023