Quiet reigned throughout OBU’s dimmed Mabee Auditorium as the man sat on the stage’s top step, head in hands. The large screen, emblazoned with a single word provided by an overhead projector, emitted most of the room’s light and drew attention all out of proportion to its message and brightness. It was, to offer a variation of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words about Pearl Harbor, a moment that would live in infamy. Saved by an alert faculty member, the overhead transparency lived in obscurity in Riley-Hickingbotham Library’s Special Collections until thrown out by an archivist on a cleaning frenzy who knew not its significance (nor seemingly cared). Now the experience lives only in the decreasing number of memories of that day’s participants.
Granade, S. Ray, "Imformation" (2022). Creative Works. 80.