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Tunnel of Oppression calls attention to challenges faced by minorities

LeLonna Goodson, a communication studies graduate student, is pictured at Tunnel of Opression Tuesday night in Thomas Hall. She built a tower with the “restrictions” given to her on a card, to showcase the importance of noticing a person’s strength versus their disability.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

March 27, 2018

A day in the life of a minority at a predominantly white institution, a domestic violence survivor, a Muslim, an Atheist, a member of the LGTBQIA+ community and a visually impaired person were all shown at the Tunnel of Oppression. The tunnel, which was a part of the Residence Hall Associatio...

Students traverse tunnel to learn about oppression

Lee Harper, a senior pshychology major,stares into a mirror with derogatory phrases sorrounding the LGBT community. “As an asexual person I get the 'you just haven’t met the right person yet.' People just don’t understand,” says Harper.

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

March 28, 2017

An unused floor of Taylor Hall featured facts about different forms of oppression and oppressed groups Tuesday. Marissa Damore, vice president of committee engagement, worked with volunteers to post information in the bathroom, the lounge and three dorm rooms on the north tower’s fifth floor. Groups...

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