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Kansas Jayhawks

Don’t turn your back on this bird – What is a Jayhawk?

The University of Kansas website provides this outstanding explanation of the history of the Jayhawk name. The University of Kansas is home of the Jayhawk, a mythical bird with a fascinating history. Its origin is rooted in the historic struggles of Kansas settlers. The term “Jayhawk” was probably coined about 1848. Accounts [ . . read more . . ]