Wood Panels in University Building Made Minority Students Feel ‘Marginalized’

, Spencer Irvine, 1 Comment

This is not a joke: Students at the University of Michigan felt “marginalized” by a historic campus buildings wooden interior design:

Anna Wibbelman, former president of Building a Better Michigan, an organization that voices student concerns about university development, stated at a student government meeting in late March that “minority students felt marginalized by quiet, imposing masculine paneling” found throughout the 100-year-old building, the meeting’s minutes state.

 

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