Platforms Triumph While Content Isn’t Even Looking

Platforms at their best.


Dishonor Code: Rape, Reputation and Repercussion at U.Va


This is a guest post by Willa Hammitt Brown, a doctoral candidate at the University of Virginia, where she is finishing her dissertation, “Gentlemen of the Woods: Manhood, Myth and the American Lumberjack, 1860-1920”. She is a teaching assistant in the Department of History and the Women’s and Gender Studies program.  Content note: this article mentions sexual assault.

“I have worn the honors of Honor

I graduated from Virginia” – :The Honor Men”, James Hay Jr, 1903

“Nobody wants to send their daughter to the rape school” – Rolling Stone, 2014

This morning I got an email from the President of my University, the University of Virginia. In it, she quotes Thomas Jefferson, and invokes tradition, honor and idealism. She harks back to the long history of a storied institution. “Honor and tradition inform our thinking,” she explains, but where “success is demanded as much as it is sought” we…

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So.. What is ROBLOX?

Roblox , stylized as RŌBLOX , is a massively
multiplayer online game created and marketed
toward children and teenagers aged 8–18. In
the game, players are able to create their own
virtual world, in which they or other members
may enter and socialize within the blocks of
varying shapes, sizes, and colors. Games on
Roblox can be scripted using a sandboxed
edition of Lua 5.1 , to affect events that occur in-
game and create different scenarios. The
company’s main source of revenue comes from
the ” Builders Club ” virtual benefits, in which
users who have created an account may
purchase either Builders Club , Turbo Builders
Club , or Outrageous Builders Club , otherwise
known by users as BC, TBC, and OBC ,

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Project [ROBLOX : The Return]

This project was announced like last week.
It is a ROBLOX film that is going to be made for months because some of us are busy.
We still have no idea when it will be released.
So please stay tuned, we will not abandon this project :).

Please respect each other.

– BlaZe Studios