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Texas freshman Myles Turner ties 52-year-old school record

The Longhorn big man hit 11-of-12 shot attempts Tuesday night, tying the school record for highest field goal percentage in a single game. Myles Turner hasn't broken into the starting lineup yet in his five-game Texas career, but that's all the time he needed to break into the school record book. The freshman big man, who was rated as the No. Show More Summary

Why 5-Star 2015 Recruit Trent Thompson Will Make Biggest Impact as a Freshman

The high school football fields of South Georgia are where Trent Thompson crafted a resume that vaulted him into being rated as the nation's top defensive tackle in the 2015 class. The 5-star phenom, who committed to Georgia in August,...Show More Summary

Chicago's First Food Museum Foodseum Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The group hopes to raise $30,000. Here's Kickstarter for a museum that would make for an actually fun middle school field trip: An innovative team has launched a campaign to raise money for the Foodseum, or Chicago's first food museum. Show More Summary

School considers canceling Nutcracker trip because it has a Christmas tree

A Massachusetts elementary school canceled — and then reversed its decision to cancel — a field trip for students to view the classic ballet, The Nutcracker, because the production features a Christmas tree. The cancellation occurred...Show More Summary

Three Thoughts on the ASOR Annual Meeting

I spent two, busy days at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting last week. It was great to catch up with old friends and spend some time surveying both recent trends in our field and the state of academic conference.  1. Ban Archaeological Site Reports as Conference Papers. I enjoyed most of the […]

‘CERN People’ tells it like it is

A new video series about scientists at CERN pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to be a physicist during a pivotal time in the field. American director and documentary film maker Liz Mermin has traveled from beauty schools in Afghanistan to Bollywood movie sets in India filming people at their work. Show More Summary

Jameis Winston Must Mature on and off the Field If Florida State Is to Repeat

The saga surrounding Jameis Winston and Florida State football has been well documented. From shoplifting crab legs and crawfish and yelling obscenities in the school's student union —a stunt that earned him a one-game suspension, to...Show More Summary

Powder-Puff Football Team Plays In Blackface For Some Horrible Reason

Sullivan High School in Sullivan, Missouri holds an annual powder-puff football game to raise money for the school’s prom. At the game, which was held November 5, the team stormed the football field in blackface. The school’s principal, Jennifer Schmidt, was initially shocked to see the girls’ faces but decided to overlook it (what the [...]

Principal Says "Nothing Racial" About Powderpuff Team in Blackface

A high school powderpuff football team—made up entirely of white girls from the senior class—took the field in full blackface Nov. 5, shocking their principal and everyone who saw the photos on Facebook. But the principal claims there was "nothing racial" about the girls' intent. Read more...

The Alaska high school team that's so far north, it loses footballs in the Arctic Ocean

Head coach Brian Houston: "Our football field sits between the Arctic Ocean and the lagoon. We lost the ball at practice the other day. Somebody out there will find it. Hopefully they'll bring it home." Sports Illustrated's excellent...Show More Summary

Loyola to Honor Dick and Judi Duchossois and Mike My Lehoang, MD Nov. 22 at Stritch Annual Awards Dinner

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine's Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Chicago's Field Museum will honor Dick and Judi Duchossois and Mike My Lehoang, MD, for their outstanding philanthropy and humanitarian efforts. Show More Summary

Florida College President Is Either a Thug or a Moron

The president of a Florida college that serves more than ten thousand students says he does not believe that his own students should be entitled to report on things that happen at their own school. Why is this man in the field of education? Read more...

Good Grades Can Make You Rich

Here’s hoping you studied in high school and college, because chances are it’ll pay off in a big way … maybe. Research shows a strong correlation between good grades and high salaries, but it’s important to note that the field … More...Show More Summary

WWI Chemical Weapon Used to Grow Calif. Strawberries

A school surrounded by strawberry fields sounds charming—unless it's in the middle of a California farming community that still relies on potentially dangerous pesticides to keep its lucrative cash crop growing. An in-depth look by the Center for Investigative Reporting at this $2.6 billion industry and its reliance...

6 College Football Recruits Who Had an Explosive Week

The second weekend of November brought us plenty of drama on high school football fields across the nation, as postseason action commenced in parts of the country and teams in other regions battled for limited playoff spots. As usual,...Show More Summary

A Group Of Special Needs Students On A Mall Field Trip Was Told Not To Enter Bath And Body Works

For a group of Saint Louis-area special needs high school students, a field trip to the Chesterfield Mall was supposed to be a lesson in problem-solving and life skills. Instead, the message they learned was this: special needs kids are not welcome at Bath And Body Works. Show More Summary

Can Former Mayor and Two-Time Felon Buddy Cianci Come Back? Again?

?The last time I saw Vincent "Buddy" Cianci in the Moses Brown School field house, he arrived by helicopter. It was 2000 or 2001, my senior year of high school, and the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island flew in to speak to an assembly at his alma mater. Show More Summary

Contest: Chicago, win tickets to Stephin Merritt’s solo show

Stephin Merritt has performed as The Magnetic Fields, The 6ths, Future Bible Heroes, and Gothic Archies. But now our Chicago readers will have the opportunity to see him in a rare solo performance at Old Town School Of Folk Music this Saturday, November 8, at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

An elementary school accidentally sent a message to parents telling them all 717 kids had gone missing.

3 weeks agoOdd : Happy Place

Field trip to nowhere. (Thinkstock) Parents of students at John Adams Elementary School in Corona, California, were terrified a couple of weeks ago to receive automated phone calls telling them their students were not in school. The school uses a program called Blackboard Messaging that automatically lets parents know when their kids are absent. Show More Summary

Wendy's High School Heisman announce state finalists

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

State finalists for Wendy's High School Heisman were announced on Monday. The award recognizes high school students for their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community.

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