Campus protest to echo ‘Slut Walk’

| Marcus Clem editor in chief | Jessica Crabtree says she’s taking an idea that’s seen global success and applying her own twist to it. This may seem like conventional innovation, until one learns her inspiration: The Slut Walk. Crabtree is rebranding the international movement for her demonstration, the Strut Your Stuff event, set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. It will follow a southern route around campus from the Oval. The concept is basically the same as a Slut Walk; a group of scantily clad people marching to protest the trope that a provocatively dressed person is inviting sexual aggression. “That idea is preposterous,” Crabtree said. “I should be able to stand somewhere naked…

Summer music preview

| Jay Benedict writer | Summer entertainment is known for its blockbuster movies, TV repeats and songs that encapsulate the spirit of the season. They’re songs that sound best while driving with the windows down, with the volume pumped up and belting them out shamelessly until you’re stuck at a stoplight and people start giving you looks. Last summer saw hits like Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” and Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us.” Hits from established acts will be popular, but undoubtedly some newcomers will make a splash as well. Here’s a preview of albums that have been announced that might just contain the singles that will be overplayed on…

Street art

Art Walk proves to be sucess | Gretchen Burns reporter | Several booths were set up last Friday, April 25, for the Pittsburg Art Walk, an attraction that brings local artists out to sell and showcase their talents. Photographers, caricaturists and other artists lined the streets, and work done by aspiring artists from local high schools was also displayed in various shop windows. Although the majority of the Art Walk comprised local artists, the Art Practices II: 3-D Visual Thinking class from Pitt State had an interactive display at the Markham Travel building. “It was fascinating,” said Ithaca Marlier, senior in art education. “Everyone had different ideas, but we came together like a family of…