Coachella Valley High School has retired the controversial mascot some said was offensive to Arabs. (credit: CBS)

Coachella Valley High School Drops Controversial Arab Mascot

A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot was also retired.


Coachella Valley High School has long used the "Arab" mascot with traditional Arab head covering, but recently changed its website to reflect an updated mascot. (Photo courtesy CVUSD)

Coachella Valley High School To Consider Dumping ‘Arab’ Mascot

A self-described civil rights group is calling on a Southern California high school to get rid of its longstanding Arab mascot that it deems offensive.


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Retire The Ronald? Activists Push McDonald’s To Dump Clown

A group of health activists are calling on McDonald’s shareholders to give the boot to the world’s most famous clown.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/19/2011

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A New Mascot for CBS2?

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — While on location on Tuesday, Stephanie Abrams and the CBS2 team received a visit from an interesting guest. “So.. we pull over to edit.. and this beautiful white dove flies over […]


Jeff Ondash, nicknamed Teddy McHuggin, set the world record for hugs. (credit: AP)

Hug It Out! UC Riverside Mascot Attempts World Record

Talk about a bear hug!

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2011

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University Of Iowa Challenges Murrieta High School’s Mascot

The University of Iowa is demanding a Riverside County high school get rid of its mascot.