Art Education student teacher Rachel Whiting made the front page of the Sayre Morning Times this week for her project using the ideas of culture and identity with Robert Rauschenberg’s piece “Canyon” as an example. Her work with Rowe Junior High students was posted to her co-op’s school blog and attracted a comment by Rauschenberg’s son, Chris.
Facebook follows you everywhere — even beyond Facebook. I have mixed feelings since Google does the same thing. Just remember:
There is no privacy.
There is no “off the record.”
Watch where you visit.
Online there are no secrets.
Like just about every other baby boomer, I grew up watching reruns of The Wizard of Oz, then saw it numerous times as my kids grew up, then bought the 75th anniversary DVD edition to experience it in all its spectacular color. So it felt like the loss of a loved one when another munchkin died.
By the way, over the years, many otherwise stable adults have told me the flying monkeys were the scariest things they’d ever seen and many had nightmares about the swooping fiends. Did they affect you the same way? (Here’s a refresher.) Hit the response button and let me know.
In Penn State, my final loss of faith, a 31-year-old Catholic Iraqi War veteran and PSU graduate has written one of the most powerful, personal and concise indictments against today’s leaders to date. Take two minutes for some thoughts you won’t soon forget. I read it, cringing just a bit when I realized he’s talking about my generation. The truth ain’t always easy.
And from what location is Terry’s Take shot this week? Sports loving alumni will recognize it. Lot of news packed into under two minutes.
This is for all you students and anyone who ever was a student — the Seven Dumbest Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams.
(Actually, there’s some good advice here.)