Racist Video by University of Minnesota Duluth Student, Alum Prompts Email Alert, Apologies

A shockingly racist video featuring two young women– one a recent alumna and the other a student at the University of Minnesota Duluth– prompted UMD officials to send a school-wide email alert expressing their horror at its creation, posting, and spread. In the roughly five-minute video, the women wear blackface and talk over each other– making derogatory comments and playing off the worst stereotypes connected to minorities. They repeatedly refer to themselves as n-ggers, “claiming to be from the ‘black hood,’ needing some ‘fried (expletive deleted) chicken’, and likening themselves to looking ‘like apes right now.’”

Milking: Latest Student Viral Video Craze is ‘Legen-dairy’

A new online craze is quickly gathering oodles of fat-free, skim, 1 percent, and unpasteurized buzz throughout Britain. A small posse of UK college students and young graduates recently premiered an activity– dubbed milking– with a video round-up “destined to become an Internet sensation.” It is spurring press coverage and plans for copycat vids produced by students across Britain and Scotland. As The Tab at Britain’s Leeds University explains, “Similar in difficulty to its viral cousin planking, milking simply requires the participant to purchase some milk and then pour it over their head. The result is a thing of beauty.” A comment beneath the video confirms, “This is legen…dairy.”

Funny Journalism Video: Reporter Freaks Out Over Snake

Video Title: “Snake Scares News Reporter” Description: “[G]uy on the news is scared of a lizzard and does a little wtf moment with a nervous weirdo laugh afterward. BE AFRAID!”