Crusading for Pride

On February 2, 2017, Clarke University¬†administration announced that their athletic teams’ nickname – the Clarke Crusaders – would be changed to the Clarke Pride effective August 1, 2017. As a result, there has been both backlash and support among Clarke community about the new moniker. According to athletic staff, there have been complaints by faculty and students about the name Crusaders for about 10 years. … Continue reading Crusading for Pride