Did you know that even wood paneling constitutes an assault on minorities by the white patriarchy? Well, now you do.
Minority students at the University of Michigan have complained about being intimidated by the wood paneling that adorns the ground's 100-year-old Michigan Union building.
Anna Wibbelman, former president of an organization that speaks on behalf of concerned students, lamented how, "minority students felt marginalized by quiet, imposing masculine paneling" present inside the structure. The CollegeFix reports:
The building, dubbed by campus officials as “one of the University of Michigan’s most recognizable landmarks,” is set to undergo a massive, $85.2 million renovation project, and as part of that process architects have sought the input and advice of students.
That’s because the union houses many offices shared by dozens of student organizations, and Wibbelman made her comments as the student government discussed the latest developments for the renovation project, expected to launch next spring.
The union building, a student center for hosting events and orientation, is expected to see major updates to multiple rooms, changes in the floorplan, and a refurbished courtyard.
Students have voiced their opinion regarding the renovation, weighing in on which rooms will be restored and how the building’s floorplan should be redesigned.
Asked to weigh in on Wibbelman’s comments, campus spokesman Rick Fitzgerald stated in an email to The College Fix that “concern about the paneling is not something that has been brought forward to the university as a concern from students, who have been involved with developing this project for several years and through dozens of meetings. Students certainly have expressed a desire that the renovation assures a welcoming, inviting, and student-oriented building. It is their building.”
“There is a significant presence of wood paneling on the interior of the building and we expect most, if not all of it, will remain after the renovation,” he said.
This, in a nutshell folks, is why the current generation is so ill-equipped to face life and its myriad real-world problems. If an individual cannot even cope with wood paneling, what hope is there that he/she will truly grasp the threat of something as grave as radical Islam?
None. No hope, whatsoever.