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Amherst College Trustees To Decide Fate Of School's Controversial Unofficial Mascot05:09

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The debate over the unofficial mascot of Amherst College, the mascot called "Lord Jeff," is on the agenda for the college's Board of Trustees, which meets on Thursday in Washington.

NEPR's Jill Kaufman reports for Morning Edition on the mascot's origins and the controversy surrounding it today.

This segment aired on January 21, 2016.

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