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This paper discusses how marginalized voices in the writing center and in the classroom can be heard. The atmosphere differences in the classroom and in the writing center contribute a great deal to the differences in communication that occur there. This paper does not define the term marginalization; basically, it refers to the exclusion that occurs because someone or a group of people are different than the people or group of people who are spear-heading the conversation. The paper begins with a personal story of marginalization and then moves into how marginalization takes places in academia. At the end of the paper, possible cures to marginalization are discussed. Those include: individuals speaking up and anonymous participation like surveys. Ultimately, marginalization is something that is nearly impossible to combat, but easy to accommodate and manipulate.