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NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?