Former President George W. Bush was to receive the Improving the Human Condition Award at the University of Denver before a petition citing a "legacy of human rights abuses" was circulated. (The Washington Times)
Some alumni are calling for the University of Denver to bring back Denver Boone, the mascot that was jettisoned in 1998 for being politically incorrect.
**FILE** Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Oct. 3, 2012, during the first presidential debate with President Obama at the University of Denver. (Associated Press)