Ole Miss mascot vote
Voting has been extended as students at the University of Mississippi choose between a bear and a Landshark as a sideline mascot.
Student Government President Dion Kevin III says online voting continues until Friday.
The nickname for athletic teams remains the Rebels, but Ole Miss retired Colonel Reb from the sidelines in 2003. Critics saw the bearded old man as reminiscent of a plantation owner.
Students chose the bear in a 2012 election. The Landshark comes from a celebratory hand signal that Ole Miss athletes started using in 2008.