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Students at University of MN Petition to Rename Student Union Building

The resolution says "the university has an opportunity to address its past.''

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The University of Minnesota is considering changing the name of its student union building because it’s named after a segregationist. The university’s student government passed a resolution this week that says the school should rename the Coffman Memorial Union to a ‚Äúneutral name” that reflects inclusive values. The building is named after former university president Lotus D….