Breaking down barriers

Insults that invoked race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and disabilities marked a makeshift wall outside the Brower Student Center last week. “The Writings on the Wall” campaign, sponsored by the Equity and Diversity Committee for the Student Government, enabled students who had received such comments to vent: “This wall that you see before you represents the pain experienced by your peers,” an adjacent sign read. (Tom O’Dell / Photo Editor)