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Raphael Semmes Road, which is named after a Confederate Admiral and runs in front of the LSU Union, will be changed to Veterans Drive later this week. Several campus streets will undergo names changes according to plan.

Advocate Staff Photo by PATRICK DENNIS

Regarding Lanny Keller’s column on renaming LSU’s roadways, in addition to their bureaucratic response to erasing all 19th century historical figures from street signs, the university also removed the only two streets named after women. Now, according to this plan, there are none.

Mary Ann Sternberg

freelance writer

Baton Rouge

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