The Weigh-In: The Renaming of Saunders Hall

Student activists across campus have rallied to pressure the administration to rename Saunders Hall in honor of Zora Neal Hurston. The building is currently named for William L. Saunders, who was an active member of the Ku Klux Klan. What’s your take?


“What’s next? Hip-hop in the classroom?”

Professor Donald J. McCullough, Professor Emeritus of History


“Zora Neal Hurston is an excellent choice for the renaming of Saunders Hall. I enjoyed The Color Purple when I read it in high school.”

Houston Summers, student body president candidate


“This seems like a slippery slope.”

Saunders Market

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