Ohio University graffiti wall layers hold years of memories

The graffiti wall near Bentley Hall has weathered many storms … and students. For years, messages ranging from student organization marketing, to artistic murals to marriage proposals have been painted and repainted on the old mass of cement (although it is made more of layers of paint than cement at this point). Each layer holds another message and another memory.

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Chipping away at the top layer reveals many more layers on the OU Graffiti Wall.

 

 

 

 

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The OU Graffiti Wall is a way for students to express their opinions. When brought to social media, this pro-Romney message started a debate.

 

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The wall provides an outlet to bring attention to social issues, such as these messages bringing awareness to the subject of cat-calling and sexual harassment.

 

 

Learn more about the Wall here.