Tag Archives: college

WISCONSIN: Student Sues For Better Grade Because Professor “Forced” Gay Poetry On Her [VIDEO]

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Donna Kikkert, 59, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, said she wanted to study the classics. When the professor of her Advanced Creative Writing Poetry course selected works other than those of Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe and others of interest to Kikkert, she said she asked faculty to reconsider ...

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Texas A&M Elects Gay Student Body President

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas A&M University’s first openly gay student body president is set to take office next month, marking a milestone for the largest public university in the state. Bobby Brooks, an economics junior at the flagship campus in College Station, was elected by A&M students as the university’s 74th student body president March 9. In an interview ...

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The First Lady Raps About College [VIDEO]

This is great. As a bonus, the haters will sceam. Stereogum recaps: It’s a bummer to think that soon, Michelle Obama will no longer be our nation’s first lady. I say this because I find her to be exceedingly likable on a personal level, and also because it’s refreshing to see such a stately, important public figure act the fool ...

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Wingnut Site Daily Caller Runs Photo Of Malia Obama Allegedly Playing Beer Pong At Brown University

The Daily Caller thinks it has a “gotcha” with a photo of Malia Obama possibly playing beer pong during a tour of Brown University. They write: Malia Obama was visiting Brown University in Rhode Island for a campus tour last weekend, and while she was there, the 17-year-old finally proved that there’s at least one cool person in the Obama ...

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NCAA Basketball Coach Chris Burns Comes Out [VIDEO]

NCAA basketball now has its first openly gay coach. USA Today has the story: Chris Burns stands before his players in Bryant University’s men’s basketball locker room. He is shaking, yet resolute. He’s rehearsed this conversation in his head dozens of times. But that’s just practice. This is game time. “There are parts of this business that lead me to ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Drunk College Student Calls Restaurant Manager A “Fag” When He Can’t Get Mac & Cheese

The Daily Mail sets up the clip which has gotten nearly 2 million views overnight: A drunk University of Connecticut student was arrested after he repeatedly refused to leave a cafeteria until he got some mac and cheese. But not just any mac and cheese – bacon jalapeno mac and cheese. Luke Gatti, 19, from Bayville, New York, was filmed ...

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Tony Perkins Vs Penn State

Responding to complaints from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Penn State has reportedly removed Gideon bibles from its campus lodging. Tony Perkins is ever so pissed. Via press release: In a wild misrepresentation of the Old Testament, FFRF claims the Bible calls for “killing nonbelievers, apostates, gays, ‘stubborn sons,’ and women who are not virgins on their wedding nights.” According ...

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College Football Star Comes Out, May Become First Openly Gay NFL Player

University of Missouri football star Michael Sam came out today. As an NFL draft prospect, Sam may become the first openly gay active player in the pro football. Coaches at the University of Missouri divided players into small groups at a preseason football practice last year for a team-building exercise. One by one, players were asked to talk about themselves ...

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First College Football Player Comes Out

Williamette kicker Conner Mertens has become the first active college football play to come out publicly, telling  his coach: “I’m bisexual. I like dudes. I have a boyfriend. And next week, I’m going to tell the world.” Via Outsports: Mertens didn’t easily arrive at his decision to come out to his coach or team, let alone publicly. No college football ...

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College For The Deaf Suspends Diversity Head For Signing Anti-Gay Petition

Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner reports that Washington DC’s Gallaudet University, which serves deaf and hard of hearing students, has suspended its diversity officer for signing the petition to repeal same-sex marriage in Maryland. Gallaudet University President T. Alan Hurwitz suspended the school’s chief diversity officer Wednesday after he was made aware that the diversity office, Dr. Angela McCaskill, had signed the ...

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Gay Denial Of The Day

“Mr. Broughton denies each and every allegation whatsoever that has been inferred that he may have been a gay man. He is a straight man. And he thinks the idea and concept of butt chugging is repulsive.” – So says the lawyer for a University of Tennessee frat boy who was rushed unconscious to the hospital with a .40 blood ...

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Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm

Party mode at 3:00.

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Born That Way

Allegedly from a college survey form. Some of the comments on Reddit are quite amusing. “I’ve been Chinese all my life, Mom! You can’t change who I am!”

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Cain: No Federal Money For College

“I do not believe that it is the responsibility of the federal government to help fund a college education because herein, our resources are limited and I believe that the best solution is the one closest to the problem. The people within the state, the people within the communities, ultimately, I believe, are the ones who have that responsibility. If ...

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MICHIGAN: Assistant Attorney General Harasses Gay College Student

This is just too bizarre.

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Most Gay-Friendly Colleges

An outfit called Campus Pride has issued their annual Campus Climate Index rating over 200 colleges for their friendliness to LGBT students. This year 19 schools received full five-star ratings. Note that only the schools that voluntarily returned their surveys were rated. In development since 2001, the Index has become a staple in student and faculty research, campus organizing efforts ...

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50 Most Stressful Colleges

The Daily Beast has ranked the 50 most stressful colleges using a weighted system examining tuition costs, campus crimes, acceptance rates and other factors. Stanford tops the list. 1. Stanford2. Columbia3. MIT4. University of Pennsylvania5. Harvard6. Princeton7. Vanderbilt8. Carnegie Mellon9. California Institute of Technology10. Northwestern Hit the link for the rest of the list, which includes much of the University ...

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Stanford Football Coach Caught On Camera Calling Referee A “Faggot”

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh was caught on network television calling a referee a “fucking asshole faggot” during a game against Notre Dame on Saturday. The referee was on the field and may not have heard the epithet.

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One Take

Several of you have written to point us to this amazing lip-sync video made by students at L’Université du Québec à Montréal. It’s all done in just one take and according to the YouTube notes, the entire production took just over two hours.

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But Still Better Than Poetry

For my pal Allen, who graduates tomorrow.

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