Tent Accused of Being a Teepee Stirred Controversy at USC

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In the “you have to be kidding me” kind of news, USC students were unhappy at a teepee-like tent on their college campus because it was allegedly ‘culturally appropriating’ the Native American teepee. The tent was to promote sustainability in the environment, but some students thought it was an example of “cultural appropriation,” or assuming another culture for one’s own purposes and promotion.