UC Berkeley offering new Frank Ocean course

BERKELEY, CA — Beyoncé, Kanye and Kendrick Lamar all have one thing in common, and it’s not just their pyramids of awards! They’ve all had their very own college courses, and now Frank Ocean joins the list! Two UC Berkley students proposed the class. It’ll be called “Brain Like Berkeley: An Insight Into the Artistry of Frank Ocean,” which is a nod to his song “Novacane.” I proposed a course on Frank Ocean @ UC Berkeley and it got approved! Very stoked […]

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University of Central Florida fraternity members accused of posting revenge porn on Facebook

An Arizona student has filed a lawsuit against a fraternity and several of its members, alleging that some of its brothers shared nonconsensual intimate video and photos of her and other women on a private Facebook group. According to the complaint filed in a Florida district court on Wednesday, the woman had a long-distance relationship with one of the fraternity brothers at University of Central Florida Delta Sigma Phi’s chapter in Orlando. The complaint alleges that in October, he shared […]

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Did You Know?: Harvard University is older than a school subject

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Harvard is one of the most prestigious ivy league schools in the United States. Did you know it’s also the oldest university in the nation? Harvard was founded in September 1636 and named after the school’s very first benefactor, minister John Harvard. Get this: The school is so old, it pre-dates Calculus! Calculus came about somewhere in the late 1600s and was discovered by the infamous mathematician and astronomer Sir Isaac Newton, as well as fellow mathematician and […]

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Plano ISD looks into implementing new high school ranking system

PLANO — You probably haven’t heard the phrase “no child left behind” since the early 2000s but it feels like it might be making a come back. The Plano Independent School District is looking into implementing a new grade ranking system. The new system would mean that only the top 10% of senior students would learn their placement in their class prior to graduation. The rest, if they wanted to know, would be out of luck. For example, if a school has 400 […]

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Seattle U athletic director Shaney Fink in-studio on “Q It Up Sports”

Seattle U athletic director Shaney Fink joined Q13 Sports Director Aaron Levine on “Q It Up Sports” Sunday night to discuss the Redhawks most successful athletic year since transitioning back to Division I. More than a record $600,000 was raised at the annual Red Tie Celebration, likely due to the momentum of the athletic program, based on the success of many teams this season. Interview above.

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Indian college cut of women’s sleeves to prevent cheating on exam

NEW DELHI, INDIA — End of the school year means final exams. For some people, they’ll take whatever help they can get, even if it takes being creative to get the answers! One school may have taken things a little too far to stop cheaters in their path. An Indian college is coming under fire after cutting the sleeves off of women’s clothes before an exam just to prevent them from cheating! The school apparently used razor blades and scissors […]

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Just how well are graduation speeches aging?

RALEIGH, NC –The caps and gowns are out for graduation. But before you receive that diploma, get nice and comfortable because commencement speeches are underway. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was the speaker for Campbell Law School on Friday. It went pretty well. “I wish you well in your legal career,” Rosenstein said. “I hope that you pursue justice, support the rule of law, stand firm on matters of principle, treat everyone with respect, lead with purpose and always […]

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