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Gallery: Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression, an installation composed of nine rooms, is a multi-sensory, comprehensive experiment designed to highlight some of society’s largest issues. Each room, designed by a student organization, displays a perceived problem plaguing individuals throughout the world including environmental, racial and economic issues.

Below you’ll find select images from the event.

A woman sits on a stage to be auctioned off to the highest bidder to represent sex trafficking during the Tunnel of Oppression event in the Student Shalala Center. Amanda Prats // Staff Photographer

Sophomore Amanda Bridget watches a video in the Tunnel of Oppression Tuesday afternoon. Amanda Prats // Staff Photographer

Sophomore Deborah Adeyemi and freshman Raymond Leibensperger walk through the Tunnel of Oppression hosted by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership on Tuesday afternoon. Amanda Prats // Staff Photographer

An exhibit featuring the reality of sex trafficking is just one of many examples that The Tunnel of Oppression features in the Shalala Student Center. The tunnel is a sensory-based, museum style program designed to expose participants to various acts of oppression taking place today hosted by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership. Amanda Prats // Staff Photographer

January 26, 2017


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