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I am a non-traditional (older) Visual Arts Studio Major and political activist. Most recently, I was a delegate for Bernie Sanders to the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia this past July. I have been active in the climate movement, Fight for Fifteen, and Black Lives Matter; making art work, participating in, and leading rallies for these causes. I was motivated to make this piece by the ubiquity of "Graffiti is Prohibited" signs posted around Mandeville Center, the visual arts building. It struck me as especially ironic that these signs are so prevelant in the Art Department. This led me to think about who is allowed to post what on the "canvas" of the UCSD campus, and whether it would be more interesting and appropriate if students were also allowed to mark that "canvas". Digital Library Development Program, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/digital-library) This student work was done in the context of the VIS 105A: Drawing course taught by Katie Herzog in the Fall of 2016. Student Perspectives