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UMN undergraduate student government reaffirms its push to rename campus buildings

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Minnesota Student Association will continue to push for renaming four University of Minnesota campus buildings, according to a letter released Wednesday [May 8].

The names four buildings — Coffman Union, Coffey Hall, Nicholson Hall and Middlebrook Hall — have been subject to debate after a task force report found their namesakes to have exhibited racist and anti-Semitic actions.

Read the MN Daily story.


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