It’s a public domain celebration! The Digital Public Library of America and DigitalNZ are very excited to announce the launch of GIF IT UP, an international competition over the next six weeks to find the best GIFs reusing public domain and openly licensed digital video, images, text, and other material available via our search portals. The winners will have their work featured and celebrated online at the Public Domain Review and Smithsonian.com. Pretty sweet, huh?
To find out more about GIF IT UP, including how you can participate, visit http://dp.la/info/gif-it-up/. Happy GIFing!
This student chalking on the University of Oregon campus last year sends a clear message. Photo source.
Last week, Camille Paglia wrote an article for Time that argues that colleges pay too much attention to rape culture. The day after Paglia’s article was published, Jennifer Freyd, a psychology professor at the University of Oregon, where I’m a sophomore, published a report finding that one in five of my fellow female students had experienced rape or attempted rape during their time at the school. The report was shocking, especially considering the fallout over a sexual assault case involving three student athletes that came out last spring.
According to Paglia, this is just another of the “wildly overblown claims about an epidemic of sexual assaults on American campuses.” But I beg to differ.
Continue reading University of Oregon sophomore Hannah Steinkop’s post “One in Five Women at My School Deals With Rape or Attempted Rape” at BitchMedia.org
Holy-actual-shit Camille Paglia actually said, “Despite hysterical propaganda about our ‘rape culture,’ the majority of campus incidents being carelessly described as sexual assault are not felonious rape…”
Things got really spoopy today at my library.
HE FORGOT HIS LIBRARY CARD AND PASSWORD!
YOU FOOLS. NOW THAT THE SKELETON ARMY HAS THE INTERNET THEY ARE UNSTOPPABLE
I’mma tell you a secret, Ripper. the skeleton army has always had the internet.
the skeleton army IS US
Dreamy fog-gloom morning ride. 😍 #iheartpdx
So here’s a thing I’m going to catalog now… Yes, that IS a mega-pile of dust, a jar of sand, a thumb tack, and a ceramic die. Oh yeah, and some other art. #PNCALibrary