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Rihanna Announces Global Scholarship Program Through her Foundation

*Rihanna is looking to help financially-strapped students overseas who have been accepted at U.S. colleges. Students from Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, and Jamaica are eligible for her global scholarship program if they’ve earned acceptance “into a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the 2016-2017 year,” […]

The Socialist’s Journal: March Madness

*I have written about the financial problem that major college football and basketball are struggling with. Indeed the annual Division 1 national championship tournament for basketball highlights this problem so I do take issue with the tournament in one regard. On the other hand the tournament also highlights the best that collegiate athletics have to […]

The Socialist’s Journal: Quarterly Quick Hits Part 3

*I generally advocate for the importance of diplomacy in foreign relations. So the nuclear restrictions that Secretary of State Kerry negotiated this summer with Iran makes sense to me. At some point folks need to realize that it is impossible to sustain a position of leadership by isolating oneself from everyone else. By not allowing […]

Bill Cosby Mocks College Sexual-Consent Rules in 1999 Book

*Bill Cosby continues to be haunted by his own words. The latest blast from his past amid current rape and sexual assault accusations was discovered in a 1999 book aimed at recent college graduates, in which he mocks “affirmative consent” rules on campuses, the Huffington Post reports. In the book, titled “Congratulations! Now What?” Cosby […]

Michael Jackson’s Son Prince Graduates from High School (Pics)

*Prince Jackson, the 18-year-old son of Michael Jackson, graduated from high school on Saturday, and Auntie Toya was apparently front and center. “So very proud of @princemjjjaxon YOU DID! And you did it with Honors!!!” La Toya Jackson tweeted. So very proud of @princemjjjaxon YOU DID! And you did it with Honors!!! #buckleyclassof2015 — […]