Lagos — On October 7, the media was awash with the debauched acts of two university dons, one from the University of Lagos and the other from College of Education, university of Ghana who were allegedly caught in the act of sexual assault against university admission seekers. Since the “premiere” of the video in the theatre of the social media, there has been a cacophony of voices on the serial abuse of academic power and brazen slap on our societal values. This is most compounded by the fact that it was an allegation against members of well revered academics environment which is supposed to be the bastion of our morals and societal values. Hitherto to these ignoble characters played out by these randy Dons; which is not new to our debased society, cold room is a structure generally known for storing things as a form of preservation of edibles. To the staff and the students of the University of Lagos, however, the cold room is a building metaphorically designed as an arena for having conferences, seminars and meetings. The concern of this writer is that the coinage called “cold room” is a satirical expression poised to exposing our societal ills by using ...