Panties OK, condoms not.Are pranks dealing with sex at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne only tolerated when they don't carry a message about playing it safe?
Psychology professor Jeannie DiClementi wanted to draw attention to World AIDS Day World AIDS Day, observed December 1 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people, with an estimated 38. on December 1, so she and her partner of 17 years, Mary Ross, put a giant body condom and an AIDS message on the life-size statue of a mastodon mastodon (măs`tədŏn'), name for a number of prehistoric mammals of the extinct genus Mammut, from which modern elephants are believed to have developed. The earliest known forms lived in the Oligocene epoch in Africa. that sits in the center of campus. "Campus police, who allowed a bra and panties pant·ie or pant·y
n. pl. pant·ies
Short underpants for women or children. Often used in the plural.
[Diminutive of pant2. to sit on the statue for several days the week before, saw fit to tear down to demolish violently; to pull or pluck down.
See also: Tear our display within two hours," DiClementi said. "Apparently, in the Midwest it's OK to promote rape mentality but not an important social message like ours."
DiClementi, 55, said she plans to repeat the stunt next year. "We did get many kudos from other faculty and some of the more enlightened administrators," she said.