The first Blog Action Day, and the Superfund365 project

I’m almost too late, but I just discovered that today was the first ever Blog Action Day. This year’s subject is the environment: “On October 15th – Blog Action Day, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyone’s mind … In its inaugural year, Blog Action Day will be [...]

Disability Discrimination

Much like web design could be considered a hidden profession, disability discrimination is a hidden problem. Where web design hides behind different job titles, disability discrimination is wrapped in the even softer swaddling of misconception, ignorance, and stereotype. Today is Blogging Against Disablism Day. Here are a few thoughts.

Hunger strikes, struggle, and history at UVM; also, the web design survey.

In light of the recent UVM SLAP hunger strike, someone sent me a fascinating (and disturbing) account of UVM History. One directory up there is more information, some of it much deeper. See the History of Racial Diversity, LGBTQA History, and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women. All recommended reads, wether you are [...]

Five bucks an hour

Did you know that the federal minimum wage is still only $5.15 an hour? Could you live on that? Better yet, could you support a family on that? The UVM Student Labor Action Project has again set up a Tent City to raise awareness and send a message to UVM to “pay a livable wage [...]