Tag Archives: college

Lori Loughlin Gets Two Months In Admissions Scandal

Yahoo News reports: On Friday, Lori Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to federal charges connected to the college admissions cheating scandal. U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton accepted Loughlin’s plea agreement. The 56-year-old “Full House” star will have to pay a $150,000 fine and complete 100 hours of community service. She will …

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Birx Calls For Colleges To Do COVID “Entrance Testing”

Public Integrity reports: White House Coronavirus Task Force leader Dr. Deborah Birx, on a private call with state and local leaders Wednesday, recommended that universities test students returning for fall classes as well as set up “surge” testing. “Each university not only has to do entrance testing,” she said, according to a recording of the call obtained by the Center …

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DOJ: Yale Discriminated Against Whites And Asians

CBNC reports: Yale University’s undergraduate admissions process “illegally discriminates” against White and Asian students, the Department of Justice said Thursday. A two-year investigation into the Ivy League school found that “race is the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year,” in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the DOJ said in a press …

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WA College Frat Houses See Outbreak, 100+ Cases

CBS News reports: More than 100 students living in fraternity houses near the University of Washington campus have reported testing positive for COVID-19, with hundreds of results pending. The Interfraternity Council, a student-led governing board for UW fraternities, said that at least 105 residents living in 15 fraternity houses have self-reported that they tested positive. University spokeswoman Michelle Ma said …

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Gives Commencement For HBCUs

Deadline reports: Barack Obama has kept a relatively low profile since leaving the White House more than three years ago, but today the former President will deliver not one but two virtual commencement addresses for this season of coronavirus pandemic. Starting with Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition at 2 PM ET the ex-POTUS steps up as the marquee name …

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New Federal Charges For Parents In College Scam Case

The New York Post reports: Lori Loughlin and her husband were indicted Tuesday for participating in the college admissions scam — and hit with new charges, prosecutors announced. A federal grand jury in Boston handed up the indictment against the “Full House” star, hubby Mossimo Giannulli and 14 other parents on charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud …

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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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