|(above) Westword's Blog pimps the Boonester's dancing debut|
More publicity for DU's embattled non-official student mascot™.
"A group of University of Denver students got a surreal lesson last week at the intersection of pop culture and political correctness, social activism and Internet memes. While filming a Harlem Shake video with DU's former mascot, Denver Boone, the group got an earful from three other students who believe that the bearded, coonskin-cap wearing pioneer symbolizes the subjugation of Native Americans in the Old West.
To read more about this story, check out "Boone Town" in this week's Off Limits. "