Several UK faculty have prompted a social media debate after calling for the renaming of Rupp Arena and other campus buildings some say are named after enslavers, Confederate sympathizers and white supremacists.  

Today the University of Kentucky announced that it would reopen for the fall semester, bringing students back to campus and resuming in-person instruction. President Capilouto said that three teams are planning UK’s approach to this; we urge them to seek student input in their decisions. Man…

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