Open Post: Hosted By The University Of Utah’s “Cry Closet”

April 29, 2018 / Posted by:

Anxiety is no joke. Millennials are often shaded for being entitled brats with little to no values and extremely lazy and what have you. But look at the world they’ve invented! There should be a cry closet in every home! Unfortunately, there’s only a prototype for now and it’s at the University of Utah. Designed by student Nemo Miller in collaboration with Tony Miller and David Meyer, it was installed last Sunday in the school’s library. It has rules, according to USA Today!

Knock before entering, only one person inside at a time, limit time inside to 10 minutes and turn the lights out before leaving.

Intended for “stressed out students” during exams period, the closet is meant “to provide a place for students studying for finals to take a short 10-minute break” according to Miller.

“One aspect of humanity that I am currently exploring is connections and missed connections through communication,” Nemo said in a statement. “It’s been interesting to watch the response to this piece about human emotions, and I’m proud to see the power of art in action.”

Reactions on campus to the art installation have been mixed. Some students are reportedly asking for more cry closets on campus. On the other side, one student tweeted her SMH.

The closet will remain in place during exams and be taken down on May 2. Can I buy that thing and have it shipped? Avengers: Infinity War really gutted me and I’m moving soon and it might prevent a psychotic break

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