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Yes, Wheelchair Curling Exists — and You Can Learn to Do It Here in L.A.

It's Saturday evening, and a small group of people gather on a rink inside Ice Station Valencia. The goal is to learn curling, a winter game where players push a hefty stone across the freeze beneath them. The students are in wheelchairs and, as they let their wheels acclimate to...

Education Department To Miss Obama Deadlines On Helping Student Borrowers

2 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The U.S. Department of Education is about to miss its July 1 deadline on three key directives from President Barack Obama regarding fair treatment of borrowers struggling with federal student loans. The deadline was set in a March presidential...Show More Summary

Columbia Denies Students' Requests For Trigger Warnings, But Randomly Switches Up Required Reading List

Columbia students are calling for more input in their required reading, since much of the literature included in the current syllabi contains violent sexual acts that some might consider upsetting. Ovid’s Metamorphoses has been canned. Show More Summary

Family of student who died in hazing incident to sue CSUN, fraternity

The family of a Cal State Northridge student who died in a fraternity hazing incident intend to sue the university and fraternity, saying they still don't what happened to him a year after his death.

This Pill Dispenser Is Designed To Fight Addiction

3 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World released 16 award-winning public service announcement videos in 2009 exposing the endemic problems of prescription drug abuse. Six years later, four Johns Hopkins students decided to take matters into their own hands. Show More Summary

Thousands Of Black Students Attend Schools Honoring Racist Leaders

All across the country, young African-American students attend schools that pay homage to those who fought to keep their people enslaved. Following last month's racially charged shooting at a historically black church in Charleston,Show More Summary

Martial arts instructor charged with inappropriately touching student

A martial arts instructor from Reston was charged with inappropriately touching a young student, Fairfax County police said.Han I. Tak, 30, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor. He was an instructor at Fox Mill Tae Kwon Do in Herndon. Police did not release additional details about the case.Read full article >>

Family Sues Pi Kappa Phi, Cal State-Northridge Over Pledge's Death

3 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hazing hike is suing the organization and the school, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable. Nineteen-year-old...Show More Summary

Volleyball: a brief history

As a student at the Springfield College in Massachusets, he had befriended James Naismith who, in 1891, had himself invented basketball. After graduating, Morgan went on to become director of physical education at the Young Man’s Christian...Show More Summary

Suit accuses L.A. Unified of diverting millions meant for needy students

4 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Los Angeles Unified School District has illegally shortchanged high-needs students of millions of dollars meant for them under the state's new school finance system, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.  

Vienna Court Rejects Europe vs. Facebook Class Action

The class-action suit filed against Facebook in Vienna by Austrian law student Max Schrems and his Europe Versus Facebook group has hit a roadblock. The Wall Street Journal reported that a court in Vienna rejected the lawsuit on theShow More Summary

6 Tips For Buying Your First Property When You Have Student Debt

If you’re someone with a moderate student debt burden, some savings and a solid job, growing an investment in a home is something you can use to add to your personal wealth, house your growing family, or flip for a quick buck. A lot of coverage is given to the slow rate at which Millennials are buying homes [...]Show More Summary

Klan camp: KKK developing ‘a mighty army’ of white nationalists at five day training in July

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Ku Klux Klan is encouraging interested citizens to attend a five-day training camp later this month, where students will study leadership skills intended to help them become better advocates of white supremacy in their own communities. Listed under “national events” on the KKK...

B-Schools Get a Feel for Virtual Reality

Executive education at some top business schools is going virtual. Schools with far-flung students are turning to avatar-based technology to provide an immersive level of connectivity that goes beyond that of the traditional online forum.

10 Things We Learned About The University Of Phoenix’s Alleged Military Marketing Strategy

It’s no secret that for-profit colleges receive a large chunk of their revenue from military education benefits. To deter unscrupulous for-profit colleges from unfairly targeting these prospective students, the government has imposed several limitations on just how these companies can recruit servicemembers. Show More Summary

Road Raging Nutcase Apparently Still On The Loose

Have you seen this dirt bag and his wife on Charlotte streets? Apparently this guy and his wife staged a verbal attack on on a 16 year old Charlotte Cathloic student who wasn't driving fast enough. The student was persued several blocks along Park Road last Saturday before cops intervened. Show More Summary

Cookbook Review: Just How Cool Are 'Big Gay Ice Cream' and 'Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream'?

Ten years ago, food writer and cookbook author David Lebovitz was teaching a cooking class, and asked his students, "How many people make ice cream at home?" Recounting the story not too long ago, he said, "A lot of hands shot up. And...Show More Summary

How To Fund A Business with Kickstarter

When Dark Energy co-founders Garrett Aida and William Lam decided to develop a portable energy charging source for smartphones--between classes—the odds were stacked against them. But these young, college students with limited experience and no money launched a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign that generated over $170,000 in a matter of days.

How Does Physical Experience Affect Learning?

Go to a typical classroom, and it looks like a show. A teacher stands in front of the room. The teacher talks and demonstrates things from the front of the room. Unlike a show at a theater, the audience (the students) do get a chance to talk on occasion. But, most of the work students do is done from their seats.

Black Teacher in Ohio Slaps Disabled White Student Saying She Doesn’t Have to ‘Serve White People Like You’

A black teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio has resigned after she slapped a handicapped white child and screamed at him that blacks in America “fought” so that they wouldn’t have to

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