>From: PRFORM>Date: 24 Sep 2010 18:23:31 -0400>Subject: blitzjack>To: (Recipient list suppressed)Welcome to Dartmouth, we are glad you are herePrepare to surrender what you hold most dearYour money, your time, what is it you ask?You will find out, once this school we unmask.What you think of this place is not what it seemsYou may see the lines, but not what's in betweenThey tell you we're great, just fun and gamesBut some of us are not so friendly and tame.What they will take, you will never get backYour world that was white will now become blackBeneath the lies is the worst of crimesFor which recovery will take quite some time.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
The following blitz was apparently sent from the PRFORM blitz account to all '14 women during Orientation, before their first weekend out at the frats. Attached was a song titled "Out of Control" written for us Dartmouth students, which we've uploaded.
Out of Control (5:58)
In this author's opinion, the song and poem raise some strong points and very powerful, and it's clear whoever wrote it has felt a lot of pain. The message, however, seems better directed at all of us, and not toward unwitting 14s who hadn't experienced our culture just yet. I hope the good will behind this gesture isn't too drowned out by the delivery or strength of the message, which is undoubtedly shocking to many.
Update 9/30/2010 11:10 AM: This blitz was sent to 13s, under a gmail account named "Expecto Petronus," on September 29th. It may or may not have been sent by the same person; there's no easy way to tell.
Posted by Michael J. Edgar at 9:38 PM