*Arkansas State University has begun looking for a new mascot in lieu of the NCAA ban of American Indian imagery and nicknames by schools, the Herald writes. The chair of the Mascot Review Committee (really) recommended retiring the names "Indian" and "Indian Family" from the ASU lexicon in July.
*Winner for most cringeworthy headline of the week: "Gonorrhea is nothing to 'clap' about," from Washington State University's Daily Evergreen.
*According to Penn State's Daily Collegian, one study shows that "course shopping," or repeatedly dropping and adding courses during the drop/add period of the semester, can be tied to lower grades.
*Because of budget cuts, University of Florida political science courses will no longer hand out paper syllabi, the Independent Florida Alligator reports.