Tag: Trayvon Martin

Opinion

Tunnel aims to challenge views of current issues

Tunnel of Oppression seeks to challenge people’s thoughts and perceptions on issues dealing with oppression and hatred. Before entering the Tunnel, individuals hear and read a disclaimer. “The experience is not intended to offend or bring about tension,” it states. “The Tunnel is meant to be an educational experience and the views expressed in the…

Opinion

Racism exists within the tunnel’s own walls

Tunnel of Oppression has been created on UM’s campus every year with the goal of promoting awareness of and encouraging students to speak out against oppression. Each year, it features statistics designed to shock students. However, I was shocked and saddened to see that the same oppression that Tunnel seeks to eradicate was perpetuated within…

Opinion

Stand Your Ground law is unjust

In the tragic and mysterious case of the murder of Trayvon Martin, the focus of the public and, unfortunately, the Sanford Police Department, is on whether George Zimmerman is innocent and whether race played a factor in Zimmerman’s actions. But what society can’t seem to grasp is that the public has no say in the…

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