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Cutting ties with David Starr Jordan

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern The Indiana University Board of Trustees decided in an eight-to-one vote to remove the David Starr Jordan name from various locations around the Bloomington campus on Oct. 1. This decision was based on Jordan’s advocacy for the eugenics movement, a philosophy that seeks to improve the human race through forced sterilization

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