Football – SGB Sports http://sgb-sports.com/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 07:39:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://sgb-sports.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/sbg-sports-icon-150x150.png Football – SGB Sports http://sgb-sports.com/ 32 32 Kate Middleton or Catherine? How the Princess of Wales’ name changed after the Queen’s death https://sgb-sports.com/kate-middleton-or-catherine-how-the-princess-of-wales-name-changed-after-the-queens-death/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 06:53:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/kate-middleton-or-catherine-how-the-princess-of-wales-name-changed-after-the-queens-death/

Although she’s been a member of Britain’s royal family for more than 11 years, most people know the woman who married Prince William as Kate Middleton.

Although the princess called herself Catherine long before her marriage, her college nickname, Kate, seems to have stuck.

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So now that Catherine is a princess, will the world finally let Kate Middleton down?

And what will stick – Princess Kate, Princess Catherine or her more formal title Catherine, Princess of Wales?

Born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, the 40-year-old went by Catherine during her childhood and school days, until her college days, when she moved on to Kate, according to People.

Kate Middleton in 2004. Credit: Anthony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images

It was there that Catherine met Prince William, who knew her as Kate before choosing to return to Catherine around 2008.

‘Wait Katie’

It was widely reported that at the time, Catherine asked friends to stop calling her Kate.

But it was too late.

The media had already caught Kate Middleton and even worse, Catherine was given the nickname ‘Waity Katie’ by the British tabloids as she ‘waited’ for a proposal.

After marrying into the Royal Family, Catherine dropped Middleton to become Catherine Elizabeth Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

And while William and the family called her Catherine, and the new Duchess signed off on social media with a ‘C’, they seemed to be the only ones.

Catherine became the Duchess of Cambridge after marrying Prince William. Credit: Georges De Keerle/GP/Getty Images

To the world, she remained known as Kate Middleton, something that did not happen to her stepmother, Princess Diana.

Unlike Catherine, Lady Diana Spencer was immediately known as Princess Diana to the public and soon dropped her surname Spencer.

She was referred to by the public as Princess Diana – or more commonly Diana – even though she technically held the title of Diana, Princess of Wales.

So how did Diana drop the Spencer? Perhaps because she immediately obtained the catchy title of princess rather than duchess – by marrying the then Prince of Wales, Charles.

The Prince and Princess of Wales in 2010. Credit: Max Mom/Indigo/Getty Images

Meanwhile, as a Duchess, Catherine would never be known as Duchess Kate or Catherine as the title is of a lower rank and is never styled that way.

Catherine also had much more time in the public eye before her marriage and was the subject of intense media scrutiny as Middleton.

Kate Middleton was the name firmly anchored in the British and global media, even though she later married the future king.

So when Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge became Catherine, Princess of Wales.

Catherine, Princess of Wales. Credit: WPA pool/Getty Images

New era

As the crown changes, media around the world are adjusting how they refer to the new Princess of Wales, with many abandoning Kate Middleton altogether.

On Google, Kate Middleton’s search trend has dropped, with Catherine, Princess of Wales now far ahead.

Along with her official title, her new name begins to be shortened to Princess Catherine or Princess Kate.

Although Princess Catherine is technically incorrect, like Princess Diana, she is more eye-catching and shorter than Catherine, Princess of Wales.

The Wales family. Credit: Getty Images

Along with Catherine, her three children have new titles since their parents became Prince and Princess of Wales.

Formerly known as Prince George of Cambridge, the second in line for the throne will now be Prince George of Wales.

This goes for his two younger siblings, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

Prince William became William Wales at school and in the army. Credit: Getty

At school, they will probably go from George Cambridge to George Wales.

They will follow in the footsteps of their father, who was known as William Wales at school and as he completed his military service.

In addition to her title of Princess of Wales, Catherine also retains her title of Duchess of Cambridge and Cornwall – which she inherited from Queen Consort Camilla.

So, with several names circulating for the new Princess of Wales, what will stick?

Only time will tell.

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A professor from UNR will sit on the National Names Committee https://sgb-sports.com/a-professor-from-unr-will-sit-on-the-national-names-committee/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 23:20:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/a-professor-from-unr-will-sit-on-the-national-names-committee/

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — Squaw Valley Ski Resort was established in 1949 and is known for hosting the 1960 Olympics. But in the spring of 2021, the resort changed its name to Palisades Tahoe.

Over the years the word ‘Squaw’ has been accepted as a racial slur – so much so that earlier this month the Home Office declared the word ‘Squaw’ a derogatory term and removed it. removed from federal use.

A list of over 600 geographic areas nationwide with the word “Squaw” was released with name replacement. Here in Nevada, that meant a geographic name change to 34 sites.

“Alternate names for all of these sites were created and it was a fairly quick and little-publicized turnaround,” says Christine Johnson Ph.D., professor of geography at UNR. “Officially all terms changed on September 8, this month only,” she says.

Johnson, a member of the Nevada State Board of Geographic Names, says that’s not the end.

Now, the Department of the Interior has set up a 17-member committee to review other federal sites with possibly derogatory names. Johnson was chosen as one of these committee members.

“We’re supposed to focus only on derogatory terms at this time,” she says. “Something that is intentionally hurtful, a slanderous word for most likely an ethnic group,” Johnson says.

Depending on the committee’s findings, name changes could be made to federal forests, parks, wildlife refuges, to name a few.

Johnson says the moves will be controversial to many who believe such changes will alter the story and the reasons behind the names.

“The understanding of some of the history has already been erased with the presence of modern maps and the English language on the landscape in the first place,” says Johnson. “The cartographers spoke English. Very often there was knowledge of traditional names. They just got forgotten on the cards,” she says.

The committee will be deliberative, she said. And the changes will not happen quickly.

While the National Names Committee will certainly attempt to identify derogatory geographic names on federal lands…this same committee is not responsible for name replacement.

That will be left to others with input from the public. A federal database archives geographic name variants for quick reference of old site names. Thus, someone looking for an alternative name to a site will be able to find it.

Johnson says the committee will meet in November for the first time. The task at hand, finding derogatory names nationwide on federal sites could take 2 years.

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Alia Bhatt ‘also felt’ that Isha too often takes Shiva’s name from Brahmastra, responds to criticism of its underuse https://sgb-sports.com/alia-bhatt-also-felt-that-isha-too-often-takes-shivas-name-from-brahmastra-responds-to-criticism-of-its-underuse/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 06:34:02 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/alia-bhatt-also-felt-that-isha-too-often-takes-shivas-name-from-brahmastra-responds-to-criticism-of-its-underuse/ Actor Alia Bhatt in an interview addressed the criticisms that the film brahmastra received for the way he treated his character, Isha. Directed by Ayan Mukerji and starring Ranbir Kapoor, Brahmastra is the first installment in a planned trilogy of fantasy films.

In an interview with India Today, Alia was asked about Isha’s arc in the film, which seemed to revolve entirely around the protagonist Shiva. She also spoke about the memes Isha inspired online, mostly centering around her repeated shouting of Shiva’s name. Alia said she had already pointed this out to Ayan while filming the movie.

She said, “So, two things. About Shiva, I find it hilarious because I made that joke myself. I told Ayan, “People can literally play a drinking game depending on how many times I said Shiva in the movie.” This joke, I find it hilarious, because I also felt it.

Citing the example of the character Dimple Kapadia, who has a one-shot cameo in the film, she added, “As for the arc part, I know the larger thought Ayan has in mind for every character you saw in Brahmastra Part One. You have to understand that it was conceptualized as a trilogy. I take it as a compliment that people want to see me, but you also have to see the moment when Brahmastra was conceptualized, which was in 2014-2015, you have to understand, when I came on the scene, I barely had movies… Now, after that, I’ve had so many movies that I’ve directed, so people who love my work will always feel some protectiveness about anything I do.

Alia’s explanation matches what Ayan previously told indianexpress.com. He said, “It could be people who come with the baggage of seeing her in Gangubai and other stuff. I’ve also heard people say something that seems superficial, “Oh Alia is so pretty in this movie.” This happy and cheerful girl in love – as simple as it sounds – is a role that Alia has not had the opportunity to play. This year, Alia starred in well-received films such as Gangubai Kathiawadi, RRR and Darlings.

Brahmastra spent an unusually long time in production, due to its large-scale visual effects and multiple pandemic-related delays. The film was announced in 2014 and began filming in earnest in 2018. Brahmastra also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna Akkineni, and features cameos from Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Dimple.

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Prasad won’t reveal his name despite promising to do so – FBC News https://sgb-sports.com/prasad-wont-reveal-his-name-despite-promising-to-do-so-fbc-news/ Sun, 18 Sep 2022 07:18:20 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/prasad-wont-reveal-his-name-despite-promising-to-do-so-fbc-news/

FijiFirst Secretary General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum (left to right), NFP leader Biman Prasad.

Just over two weeks after getting caught in parliament for denying he ever wanted civil servant salaries and FNPF cuts, the National Federation Party leader was first challenged by Fiji for lying once again, this time outside parliament.

During the recent parliamentary session, the leader of the NFP, Professor Biman Prasad, made outlandish allegations that a member of Parliament for Fiji First claimed while drunk in a hotel that the last election had been rigged and that the next elections would again be won by Fiji First under the same circumstances.

Prasad then promised to reveal the name of Fiji’s alleged first MP later in the week.

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However, in a strange and bizarre twist, Prasad is now denying the parliamentary episode more than two weeks after making the allegation, despite clear video evidence to the contrary.

It was on the first day of the last parliamentary session, Monday August 29, that a restless NFP leader, Biman Prasad, launched another savage allegation about a first Fijian MP.


“I don’t know the name of the member, but he was drunk somewhere in one of the hotels and he told his friends that we will win again like we won last time because we rigged it. We will rig it again. This is what a government member tells his friends. It’s not a story.”

Moments after being pressured by members of the government to reveal the name of the alleged FijiFirst MP, Prasad confidently promised to reveal the name in parliament later in the week.

“I will name when we debate this bill, don’t worry, but Mr. Speaker, I have a name, I have a name, I have a name.

But Prasad did not reveal any names in parliament, nor did he ask his fellow party members to do so on his behalf when he subsequently traveled abroad. And to date, he has yet to deliver on his promise despite repeated pleas from Fiji’s first secretary general, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, to keep his word.

However, in an inexplicable twist, Prasad is now brazenly denying the promise he made to the Fiji Parliament while wildly ignoring video evidence of his promise to reveal the name of the FijiFirst MP.

Sayed-Khaiyum says Prasad is a man whose words are not to be trusted as evidenced by what he promised in parliament.

“The question is how can the Fijian public trust him now? People shouldn’t trust him because he made these kinds of allegations, and misrepresentations, in fact, treated the Fijian Electrode as some kind of stupid, going back on his word bunch of people. I mean, there is absolutely no integrity in this, in terms of what he says one day and says the other day and I urged the Fijian public to treat this NFP leader in this way. He has absolutely no credibility.

With general elections due before the end of this year, the desperate vote race is likely to lead to similar misleading and illogical claims from a number of like-minded politicians.

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Top brokers name 2 ASX growth stocks to buy now https://sgb-sports.com/top-brokers-name-2-asx-growth-stocks-to-buy-now/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 05:58:50 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/top-brokers-name-2-asx-growth-stocks-to-buy-now/

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If you’re looking for growth stocks to buy, the two ASX stocks listed below might be worth considering.

Both have been designated as longs by brokers and have significant upside potential. Here is what they say about them:

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP)

The first ASX growth share that could be in the buy zone is Domino.

It is one of the largest pizza chain operators in the world with a significant presence in the ANZ, European and Asian regions. But the leadership doesn’t stop there. It has set a target of 7,250 stores by 2033, more than double its current footprint.

And although the company is currently going through a tough time, the Morgans team believes investors should be patient and focus on its long-term growth opportunity.

Morgans has an added rating and a $90.00 price target on Domino shares. He commented:

This is an affordable option that has performed well historically, even in times of inflation or slowing economic growth. The engine of DMP’s growth is its ability to deploy new stores all over the world. It added 438 stores to its global network in the year to June 2022, a pace of expansion we expect to accelerate to nearly 600 in FY23. This will bring the total to nearly than 4,000 stores, i.e. four times more over a period of ten years. Over the next ten years, DMP plans to grow organically to reach 7,250 stores in the 13 countries in which it currently operates

Readytech Holdings Ltd (ASX:RDY)

Another ASX growth share to consider is enterprise software provider Readytech.

It has been a strong performer in recent years and delivered the goods again in fiscal 2022. Last month, Readytech disclosed a 16.8% year-over-year increase in revenue to 78, $3 million and a 45.5% increase in underlying EBITDA to $27.5 million.

Goldman Sachs expects more of the same in the future. As a result, he put a buy rating and price target of $4.30 on the company’s stock. Goldman commented:

We are constructive on RDY’s growth outlook given its defensive end-market exposures (Government and Education account for approximately 3/4 of FY23E revenue) and see opportunity for increase margins starting in FY23, thanks to the transition of IT Vision’s on-premises customers to the cloud. in future years (generating a 2-3x increase in ARPU).

RDY remains significantly undervalued compared to its profitable SaaS peers (we estimate a >50% discount on growth-adjusted EV/EBITDA for FY24E) and is building an impressive track record of organic growth execution which, in our view, will result in reassessment over time.

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Cook Studio vs Coke Studio: Food blogger to change channel name to ‘Cook Pro 6’ after court intervention https://sgb-sports.com/cook-studio-vs-coke-studio-food-blogger-to-change-channel-name-to-cook-pro-6-after-court-intervention/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 06:39:08 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/cook-studio-vs-coke-studio-food-blogger-to-change-channel-name-to-cook-pro-6-after-court-intervention/ A food blogging platform called “Cook Studio” has agreed to rename its channels and pages to “Cook Pro 6” as part of a deal with The Coca Cola Company, owner of the “Coke Studio” brand. .

Nikhil Chawla, who is the owner of the Chawla Group and ran the Cook Studio platform, which produces cooking-related content, had received notices from Coke Studio owners in connection with the name. He had moved the Delhi High Court against The Coca Cola Company for sending notices asking him to refrain from using the name.

On May 12, Justice Prathiba M Singh had referred the case to the Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Center for resolution. The court has now been told that the parties settled their differences on September 12.

As per the settlement, Chawla agreed to adopt the name Cook Pro 6 instead of Cook Studio for its channels and platforms. He is required to drop use of the Cook Studio name by November 30, as per the agreement. The settlement also states that The Coca Cola Company will not oppose or interfere in any way with Chawla’s use of the Cook Pro 6 trademark and iterations. mark relating to Cook Studio, in accordance with the agreement.

“The court, after reading the terms of the settlement, concluded that it was legal. There were no impediments to registering the settlement. Accordingly, the parties and all others acting for and on their behalf will be bound by the terms of settlement contained above,” Judge Singh said in the order dated September 12.

Chawla had approached the court under section 142 of the Trade Marks Act 1999, which states that a person can apply to the court for a declaration of non-infringement in the event that they receive a notice alleging infringement .

An attorney representing The Coca Cola Company had previously argued in court that the suit would fail because Chawla’s use of the “Cook Studio” trademark would constitute an infringement of its trademark Coke Studio. However, Chawla’s attorney had argued that there was a complete disparity in the logos and color combination of the two brands. The court was also told that the words “cook” and “studio” are generic words.

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How Mary’s name is a “bitter sea” for demons https://sgb-sports.com/how-marys-name-is-a-bitter-sea-for-demons/ Mon, 12 Sep 2022 07:16:38 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/how-marys-name-is-a-bitter-sea-for-demons/

The name Mary means “bitter sea”, and Saint Bonaventure saw this meaning as a reference to her role in spiritual warfare.

The Blessed Virgin was called Mary, a name in Hebrew that has a very interesting meaning.

The Hebrew form of Mary is miryam. and some Bible scholars have seen the Hebrew words there tue (bitter) and Yam (sea). This first meaning may refer to the bitter sufferings of Mary on the cross and her many tears of pain.

However, St. Bonaventure believed it referred to Mary’s role in spiritual warfare, as he explains in his Mirror of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

This most holy, sweet, and dignified name suited such a holy, sweet, and dignified virgin perfectly. Because Mary means a bitter sea, star of the sea, the illuminated or illuminating. Mary is interpreted ‘lady.’ Mary is a bitter sea for the demons; for men, she is the star of the sea; for angels she is illuminator, and for all creatures she is lady.

He then continues to develop this point, delving deeper into the meaning of Mary’s name.

Mary is interpreted: “a bitter sea”; it suits perfectly his power against demons. Notice how Mary is a sea, and how she is bitter, and how she is both a sea and bitter. Mary is a sea through the abundant overflow of her graces; and Mary is a bitter sea by submerging the devil. Mary is truly a sea through the superabundant Passion of her Son; Mary is a bitter sea through her power over the devil, in which he is submerged and drowned.

This reflection of Saint Bonaventure, recalling the power of Mary over the demons, has been ratified by many exorcists.

The famous exorcist P. Gabriele Amorth confirmed this reality in his dialogues with the devil, when the devil said to him:I’m more afraid when you say the name of the Madonnabecause I am more humbled to be beaten by a mere creature, than by Him.

Although the name of Mary can be interpreted in many ways, it is interesting to see how a saint saw it in the light of spiritual warfare.

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What’s in a name? The name of King Charles III loaded history https://sgb-sports.com/whats-in-a-name-the-name-of-king-charles-iii-loaded-history/ Sat, 10 Sep 2022 15:10:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/whats-in-a-name-the-name-of-king-charles-iii-loaded-history/

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new monarch is called King Charles III — but it wasn’t inevitable.

Charles Philip Arthur George could have chosen another royal name when he ascended the throne following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday. While the Queen used her first name, her father, King George VI, was called Albert Frederick Arthur George and Bertie by friends and family.

Some observers thought the new king might prefer a different name because of the historical baggage associated with the two previous British monarchs called Charles.

King Charles I is the only British ruler whose reign led to revolution and the temporary abolition of the monarchy.

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He ascended the throne in 1625 and his reign saw an escalating power struggle between the crown and Parliament, which sought to limit the king’s powers.

After the King attempted to arrest legislators in the House of Commons in 1642, hostilities erupted into the English Civil War, which ended in victory for Oliver Cromwell’s parliamentary forces. Charles was convicted of high treason and beheaded in 1649 outside the Banqueting House in London, just up Parliament Street.

The son of Charles I spent his youth abroad during the 11 years of Britain’s rule under Cromwell. He ascended the throne when the monarchy was restored in 1660.

He had considerably less power than his father had. The monarch was stripped of the power to make laws without the consent of Parliament. Further reforms over the following decades established that the Crown had to accept the will of the democratically elected Parliament, the basis of Britain’s constitutional monarchy.

The 25-year reign of Charles II saw the return of public entertainment after the austere years under Puritan Cromwell, when theaters were closed and Christmas celebrations banned.

Charles II was nicknamed the “joyful monarch” because of his hedonism and his many romances. The King Charles Spaniel is named after the dog-loving monarch.

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Middlesex County welcomes ‘new era’ of education with new name and branding https://sgb-sports.com/middlesex-county-welcomes-new-era-of-education-with-new-name-and-branding/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 22:38:37 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/middlesex-county-welcomes-new-era-of-education-with-new-name-and-branding/

EAST BRUNSWICK — Formerly called Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools, the county’s long-term plan to rename the school district has taken a number of steps.

County officials announced in June that Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools would be moving into a “new era of special education” with a new name and logo. Now, after a century, the school district will be called the Middlesex County Magnet Schools.

Comprised of five separate campuses in Piscataway, Perth Amboy, East Brunswick, Edison and Woodbridge, the schools combine to serve 2,200 high school students. In addition, the schools also offer an adult education program which benefits nearly 400 adults every year.

So to commemorate the new identity of education at Middlesex, a mix of students and educators gathered outside the East Brunswick campus to take part in the landmark event on 7 September.

Several representatives from Middlesex County and Middlesex County Magnet Schools shared speeches on how students from Magnet Schools will shape the future of industry and innovation.

T-shirts worn by those in attendance displayed the Magnet School’s official motto: College Ready. Ready for the career. Ready for life.

According to county officials, the redesign is intended to highlight and accurately represent the high-quality programs and educational opportunities currently offered. By removing the often stigmatized “professional and technical” label, officials believe public perception of these institutions will change.

In a press release, County Board of Education Vice Chair Laura Czarnesk said, “While the old name has served our district well, it is from a bygone era and has sometimes even had a a deterrent effect by conveying many misconceptions about the type of education. experiences our district offers – and the type of students who choose to attend our schools.

In the same press release, Middlesex County Commissioner Chanelle Scott McCullum added: “This is an exciting time in the county’s history. Despite the countless successes of students graduating from this school district, many parents, students, and educational decision-makers in our community are unaware of all of the specialized learning tracks available here.

“For generations, these extraordinary learning experiences have been available tuition-free to all residents of our county. With this new name, Middlesex County Magnet Schools, and visual identity, we are excited for the regional community to see this school district in a new light. I wholeheartedly support this change and the leaders leading it. »

With a collective identity across the school district, educators and leaders said the overall mission is to provide students with academic, practical, and real-life skills to succeed in any environment.

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2 years after dropping the ‘Clan’ name, Simon Fraser’s teams will be known as the ‘Red Leafs’ https://sgb-sports.com/2-years-after-dropping-the-clan-name-simon-frasers-teams-will-be-known-as-the-red-leafs/ Tue, 06 Sep 2022 22:58:39 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/2-years-after-dropping-the-clan-name-simon-frasers-teams-will-be-known-as-the-red-leafs/

Two years after dropping their controversial Clan moniker, Simon Fraser University sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.

SFU announced the news Tuesday after what the Burnaby, B.C., school called an extensive consultation process that began in 2020.

“I am proud that the university is moving forward as the Red Leafs,” SFU President Joy Johnson said in a statement. “We believe it reflects the heritage and spirit of SFU, as well as its unique role in collegiate sports.”

SFU’s athletic logo has included a maple leaf for decades, and it is “recognized as a symbol of unity on its campuses,” the university said in a statement.

The Red Leafs will debut their new look with a launch party on Thursday. The women’s volleyball team, which plays Thursday night, will be the first to carry the new name.

The push to dump the 55-year-old nickname, which had been shortened from the original Clansmen, came after more than 13,000 people signed a petition in June 2020. At a virtual town hall in July, 97 % of participants voted to change name. The clan was a nod to the legacy of Scottish explorer and fur trader Simon Fraser, but there was great concern that the name was mistakenly linked to the Ku Klux Klan.

A November 10, 2020 statement from SFU’s Office of Presidents said, “I want to pause and reflect — and ask our community to take a moment to reflect — on the work of student-athletes, students, faculty, and members of the black staff to move this conversation to its rightful conclusion…I understand that raising concerns and sharing personal experiences of racism is painful for black students, faculty and staff and it is not a burden that they should wear. I also want to acknowledge the activism of Black students, faculty, and faculty that took place in the years leading up to this decision. »

The name was chosen after consultation with numerous student groups, including the Simon Fraser Students Society, the Center for Indigenous Students, and representatives from SFU Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry (SOCA) and SFU First Nations, Metis and Inuit Student Association (FNMISA).

SFU also sought comments on the names of nine Indigenous Host Nations.

“Being part of this process is something I will carry with me for the rest of my life,” said Ryan Stolys, co-chair of the university’s name task force and current golf student-athlete. “The [new name] connects to our existing single sheet under which so many athletes before us have competed and reinforces our representation of Canada when competing in the United States as Canada’s only NCAA team. »

SFU’s name change comes amid a growing outcry in recent years around the nicknames of many professional sports teams and post-secondary schools.

Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson University, dropped its school name and nickname, as Egerton Ryerson was an architect of Canada’s residential school system. The school recently announced the new name TMU Bold. Their mascot is a falcon.

McGill University dropped the Redmen for their men’s teams in 2019. They are now called the Redbirds. The women remain the Marlets.

The CFL’s Edmonton franchise severed ties with the Eskimos moniker in 2020, in favor of the Elks.

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