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By Karla Pomeroy
Editor 

Karla's Kolumn: Cowboys and firefighters

Much the same way a kneeling NFL player turned many U.S. citizens into strong, outspoken American patriots, a simple slogan change by the University of Wyoming turned many a Wyomingite into strong, outspoken cowboys this week.

 

July 14, 2018

Much the same way a kneeling NFL player turned many U.S. citizens into strong, outspoken American patriots, a simple slogan change by the University of Wyoming turned many a Wyomingite into strong, outspoken cowboys this week.

The slogan "The World Needs More Cowboys" has caused concern among some at the university who called the slogan racist, sexist and counterproductive to attracting students and faculty from outside Wyoming.

As a Wyoming native and University of Wyoming alum (1990) I read the story when we published it in the Northern Wyoming Daily News and after reading the slogan I di...



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