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BREAKING: NDSU Marketing Dept Making Some Changes

You're not gonna believe this one, folks!

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Here at TDG, we pride ourselves on leaving no stone unturned. Cover every story. Cover every angle. Get the info onto the interwebz and let the TDG Community flesh it out.

And that, my friends, is why today I come to you with news. Important news. This is TDG over-turning one of those proverbial rocks.

North Dakota State University has decided it's time for a new marketing campaign. They want to reach new audiences and keep their reach to their fanbase fresh and up-to-date. And here come the REAL news my friends... in doing so, they have decided not to renew their current marketing efforts.

(Please take this opportunity to catch your breath.)

That's right, because they are moving in a new direction from a marketing standpoint they have decided it's time to retire a marketing campaign that is a year old.

Retiring a year old marketing campaign? SHENANIGANS! It's not like we live in a society where things are changing at break-neck pace. Discontinuing a year old marketing campaign? What's next, daily status updates on Facebook? More than one Tweet per day?

I, for one, am aghast.

[What's that? You think it's ridiculous that a Gopher blog would cover the dropping of a marketing campaign by a neighboring university? Harumpf. Well then, what about the fact that a real journalist, someone who is paid to research and write about newsworthy things by a real, actual, newspaper, spent time on this story, posted it on a the actual website of a real newspaper? A paid journalist researched and wrote about this. A newspaper editor said "green light it!" I guess even the newspapermen in Iowa take on the Hawkeyes inferiority complex. And originality...]

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="">@steviemac69</a> Give them their goalposts back, man. They&#39;ve played without them long enough.</p>&mdash; marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) <a href="">May 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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