News Update:From the JMU Dukes Official Facebook page-Fellow Members of the JMU Nation-We have received a great deal of feedback regarding the new Duke Dog costume. Unfortunately, we realize that we missed the mark. As such, we are currently taking steps to correct the problem and to ensure that the Duke Dog that everyone loves returns. Please rest assured that the issue is being handled and will result in a timely resolution. GO DUKES! Sincerely, JMU Athletics Department TeamThe petition will be closed unless JMU decides to bring out that 'thing' again.Petition:We, the undersigned, do hereby request that the 2011 Duke Dog mascot costume of James Madison University(JMU) never be used again at any JMU sporting event or event representing the JMU Community. Furthermore, we request the reinstatement of the 2004 Duke Dog Mascot costume design.