‘Not so one-sided’: Campus community reacts to unnaming of Kroeber Hall

Photo of Kroeber Hall
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The Proposal to Un-name Kroeber Hall has elicited more praise than criticism from the UC Berkeley community. Out of 595 comments on the proposal made to the Building Name Review Committee, 85% were in favor of denaming the hall.

The complicated legacy of Alfred Kroeber will no longer be honored on a campus building after UC Berkeley denamed Kroeber Hall, a decision that has drawn both praise and criticism.
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UC Berkeley needs to be efficient about confronting problematic building names

CAMPUS ISSUES: If administrators seriously value diversity and inclusion on campus, they must face UC Berkeley’s racist legacy.

It has been more than 2 ½ years since a committee was first formed at UC Berkeley to review building names that have roots in racist and oppressive histories. So far, not a single name has changed. People of color at UC Berkeley continue to study, work and teach in
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Campus production triggers concerns from American Indian community

A UC Berkeley production in the department of theater, dance and performance Studies has elicited negative responses from the campus American Indian community, triggering discussions about the play’s content. Campus alumnus John Fisher’s play “Ishi: The Last of the Yahi,” which ran from March 2 to March 11, sparked outcry
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