Las Vegas, Nevada: Lucky Mustache of Hey Reb!

Goofy mascot of UNLV is a cowboy with a giant mustache and his hat pulled down over his eyes. Was created in 1982 so that the college could stop having Confederate mascots. An eight-foot-tall outdoor bronze statue of Hey Reb! was unveiled in 2007.

Richard Tam Alumni Center

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV
Richard Tam Alumni Center. East of The Strip, on the eastern edge of the UNLV campus. The statue is in back of the Alumni Center. Park in the lot in front of the Center, which is on the west side of S. Maryland Pkwy, opposite the 7-11, just north of E. Harmon Ave. Walk around to the back of the Center and you'll find a courtyard with Hey Reb!
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Big mustache to rub.

Lucky Mustache of Hey Reb!

UNLV mascot Hey Reb.

[Barbara Henderson, 08/09/2015]

A bronze statue of Hey Reb! -- University of Las Vegas mascot -- was unveiled in 2007. Students rub his giant 'stache for luck before finals or a big game.

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