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Coordinators say it can make what can be an awkward situation for students, a little easier.
“It can be kind of uncomfortable just because it’s not something that we talk about a lot in our society, sometimes in our families. Some people do talk about it, but for some people it can be uncomfortable,” said Curry’s Health Promotions Specialist, Brent Hildebrand. “So just making it kind of relaxed, a little bit fun, makes it easier for students to not have to worry about any associated stigma.”
The “Protection Pumpkin” can’t solicit students or force products on them. CARE just offers condoms and educational information for students who want them.
(October 31, 2012)
Mr. Killer Mike, an Atlanta-based rapper and apparent vegetarian, defends his dietary needs prior to stepping into the voting booth:
“I like smoking marijuana,” he tells Spin. “I believe that it’s ridiculous that a plant can be outlawed. I’m actively involved in the political process because I want to support candidates who are progressive. As you go to the polls, ask yourself which candidate is going to give you something for your vote. Whatever your thing is, find your thing. Marijuana just happens to be my thing. And I use that in a very passionate way. It keeps me wanting to stay involved in the political process.”
(October 24, 2012)