still have my issues with that
Columbia student will carry her mattress until her rapist exits school
September 2, 2014
While most students at Columbia University will spend the first day of classes carrying backpacks and books, Emma Sulkowicz will start her semester on Tuesday with a far heavier burden. The senior plans on carrying an extra-long, twin-size mattress across the quad and through each New York City building – to every class, every day – until the man she says raped her moves off campus.
“I was raped in my own bed,” Sulkowicz told me the other day, as she was gearing up to head back to school in this, the year American colleges are finally, supposedly, ready to do something about sexual assault. “I could have taken my pillow, but I want people to see how it weighs down a person to be ignored by the school administration and harassed by police.”
Sulkowicz is one of three women who made complaints to Columbia against the same fellow senior, who was found “not responsible” in all three cases. She also filed a police report, but Sulkowicz was treated abysmally – by the cops, and by a Columbia disciplinary panel so uneducated about the scourge of campus violence that one panelist asked how it was possible to be anally raped without lubrication.
So Sulkowicz joined a federal complaint in April over Columbia’s mishandling of sexual misconduct cases, and she will will hoist that mattress on her shoulders as part savvy activism, part performance art. “The administration can end the piece, by expelling him,” she says, “or he can, by leaving campus.”
As painful as I know the constant reminder of attending school with her rapist must be, I’m glad she won’t be the only one forced to remember. I hope the rapist drops out immediately…or better yet, I hope he faces the justice he deserves.
The amount of notes concerns me
i’m more concerned about the fact that this orange is still on the loose he could kill again at any time
the newspapers give this notorious killer a nickname
much to the dismay of the lead detective
Stand Like This for 2 Minutes Per Day
No, for real, though—this is a thing. Not sure about the science behind it, but it makes me feel fancy and powerful regardless. I highly recommend it.
There actually is legit science behind this. In fact, here’s an entire TED Talk about the science behind it, and the confidence-related chemicals that your brain produces JUST BY YOU STANDING LIKE THIS.
My comm teacher showed us this TED talk. The last week of class we had to do this big 15 minute presentation in our groups and I tried to get my group to do a power stance cause we were all nervous as shit, and they all stopped after 10 seconds because they felt lame and I did it for a whole three minutes and guess who got graded as highly professional, extremely confident, and a well presenter even though he was sweating through his black shirt? Me motherfuckers. That shit works.
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look at this bunny
you want this bunny. yes you do. don’t lie to me.
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reblog up till september 12th, winner will be chose on the 13th
once again, look at this bunny.
if you think that bunny is nice, if you’re following me i’ll throw in a flawless non-shiny mawile.
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play nice, play fair, have fun
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OK this had to be the first one because I also adore shiny furrets along with shiny espeons NNGHHH BUT mostly because ITS PIIIIINNNNKKKkkkkkk
I have the hardest time drawin flat faced pokemon though….SOMEDAY I’LL DRAW A BETTER FURRET. TODAY IS NOT THE DAY
omg okay so one time (i think it was sophomore year) i was sitting in class and my teacher, out of no where, says “i can see your bra strap through your shirt hanna” and i looked down and you literally couldn’t see it unless you were blatantly staring at my chest so i said, “well i can’t” and he says “you need to go change your shirt” and i said i didnt have another shirt so hes like then go home and i had a burning hatred for this teacher
i still dobecause it was like he went out of his way everyday to piss me off so i stood up and took off my bra under my shirt, dropped it on the floor next to my desk and sat down.
i was suspended for a week.
Request from pinkstar375 to see Ash asking Misty to dance instead. X3
thanks for your idea! Super cute! Hope you like it! :D