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Activists determined to have Bill Young’s name removed from USF building

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Members from the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society aren’t backing down from their call that USF President Judy Genshaft change the name of C.W. Bill Young Hall. Activists want the late Pinellas County congressman’s name removed from the building that houses the USF ROTC program over Young’s involvement with the Johns Committee in the early 1960s. The group worked to identify gay students and faculty on the USF campus and other public universities in Florida. In…

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