When we hear the term "senior prank", it conjures images of playful, yet, unsavory doings by giddy teens on their way out of high school. My senior class did not do one, but I saw other classes that did and they were always funny, but never particularly inspiring or kind. Show More Summary
The siren song of retirement income free of state taxes continues to seduce politicians. No matter that there is little evidence that high taxes on pension income drive away seniors, or that few older people move from one state to another for any reason at all. Show More Summary
High school senior Yash Khatavkar takes issue with the fact that, as he was learning Spanish, his elementary school only offered one hour of Spanish instruction per week. Even as he got older, he felt like Spanish classes in school just weren’t enough to move him past the point of having to translate between English and [ … ]
Over at The Harvard Crimson, student columnist Reina A.E. Gattuso has an excellent piece exploring the complexities of consent. Using her own sexual experience at a party as a high school senior as an example, she breaks down the power imbalances and structural inequalities at play. Experiences like this come up again and again: Times when […]
One of the biggest nights of Matt Hofenbredl’s life turned into one of terrible sadness on Saturday in Portland, Ore. Hofenbredl, a senior at Dallas High School, was wrestling for his third Oregon State 5A title in the 132-pound weight class. His grandfather, Larry Hofenbredl, was watching from the stands at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum. Halfway […]
7News Boston WHDH-TV Bryan Doherty hit the biggest shot on senior night when he helped lead Pelham High School to a win -- and it happened to come on the first bucket of his career. The 18-year-old senior has Down syndrome, and has served as the team's manager and motivator throughout his time at Pelham. Show More Summary
The fastest offensive lineman at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and a standout at this year’s Senior Bowl, Ali Marpet has a chance to be the most highly drafted player from a Division III school in 25 years. No prospect from the Division...Show More Summary
The Pledge of Allegiance has stirred up controversy at one Maine high school as a group of teens are pushing to have recitation of the words be made optional. South Portland High School Senior Class President Lily SanGiovanni leads students in the Pledge every day. Show More Summary
A high school senior in Plainville, Massachusetts, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter for allegedly urging a friend to commit suicide. Michelle Carter, 18, is accused of urging Conrad Roy III, 18, to kill himself before he died of carbon monoxide poisoning while idling a truck last July in the parking lot of a Fairhaven Kmart. Show More Summary
An 18-year-old Massachusetts high school senior is accused of spurring a friend to kill himself before putting on fundraisers using his name, the Attleboro Sun Chronicle reported on Friday. Prosecutors charged Michelle Carter with involuntary manslaughter, saying text messages show her encouraging...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making the switch from interviewee to interviewer. The president questioned a Maryland high school senior in the My Brother's Keeper program. The interview for the StoryCorps oral history project...Show More Summary
Last Friday, Sukjoon Yoon, a senior fellow at the Korea Institute for Maritime Strategy, published an opinion piece in The Diplomatregarding the potential implications of a hypothetical U.S. deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems to South Korea upon relations between Seoul and Beijing. Show More Summary
Some beautiful witch has magicked a Harry Potter prom dress into existence, and I'm going to need to be a high school senior again so I can wear it. More » Even Muggles Will Love This Harry Potter Prom Dress is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
A recent trend in recruiting has begun with a handful of top recruits choosing to forgo the final semester of their senior year of high school in favor of enrolling early at the colleges of their choice. For example, 11 of the 35 recruits...Show More Summary
Bishop Harry Jackson Jr., chairman of the High Impact Leadership Coalition and senior pastor of Hope Christian Church in Maryland, is now crying religious and racial discrimination after a group of pastors were booted from the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and forced to find a different venue for a racial reconciliation event in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Times Higher Education, Journal Editor’s Self-citation Rate Under Scrutiny: A senior psychology professor has strongly denied any wrongdoing, after a blog highlighted what it claimed was his high self-citation rate in papers published in journals he edited. Johnny Matson, a professor at Louisiana State University and an expert in autism,...
The Kardashians aren't going away any time soon. The brood has just signed a four year deal with E! that will keep them in teetering heels, expensive face creams and hair extensions until the next gang of high school seniors graduate from college. Happy Black History Month. Read more...
LA Lakers: Super senior, who everyone for some reason still respects.
While many colleges are scouring the country in search of the nation’s top rising high school seniors, a handful of stud recruits have already emerged on the JUCO circuit. There are a few benefits that cause programs to consider adding...Show More Summary
Silas Nacita has been homeless since he was a senior in high school, yet he managed to overcome that adversity and work his way onto two NCAA football teams. Unfortunately, he did all that while having the ever-loving gall to want to sleep inside, so the NCAA has ruled him ineligible. Show More Summary