Lehmanites Question Trump Street Name Change Petition

LEHMAN COLLEGE–A petition to rename the section of 5th Ave. that runs along Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has gone viral, but Lehman students are divided on its impact.

Created by award-winning director and actor, Elizabeth Rowin via the sociopolitical advocacy platform MoveOn.org, the initiative calls for the stretch of 5th Ave. between 56th and 57th streets to be renamed President Barack Obama Avenue. By the end of September, it racked up 446,539 signatures.