UNLV's current president may have retired the mascot Hey Reb!, but the nickname Rebels appears to be safe.
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Dropping the nickname Rebels would cost UNLV over $10 million
UNLV elected to keep the nickname Rebels despite dumping Hey Reb!. Was that choice simply motivated by money?
UNLV AD Desiree Reed-Francois wanted to keep nickname Rebels
While she did not make the final decision, Desiree Reed-Francois did not want to ditch the nickname Rebels.