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Vanderbilt Rape Victim To Other Sexual Violence Victims: 'You Are Not Alone'

AP | Alexandra Svokos | January 29, 2015 | College
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as potential Southeastern Conference football stars, Cory Batey...

Former Oregon State Student Allegedly Filmed Porn Video In Campus Library

AP | Tyler Kingkade | January 29, 2015 | College
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- A 19-year-old woman has been accused of recording an adult film in the main campus library at Oregon State University. OSU spokesman Steve Clark says the university learned about the video Tuesday, but it apparently was recorded during the fall semester and posted on the Web....

Kristen Schaal Valiantly Stands For Manspreaders On 'The Daily Show'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | January 29, 2015 | Women
Kristen Schaal just "defended" manspreaders -- and it was pretty much perfect. In a Jan. 28 episode of "The Daily Show," Schaal put the manspreading debate to bed in a segment titled "The War On Ballsacks." Manspreading -- when men take up too...

Academic Misconduct Is On The Rise In College Athletics, NCAA Says

AP | Alexandra Svokos | January 29, 2015 | College
The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations. Vice president of enforcement Jon Duncan said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press the cases involve both prospective and incoming athletes trying to become...

Watch YouTube Stars Read Mean Comments About Themselves For #MakeItHappy Campaign

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | January 29, 2015 | Teen
Anyone who watches YouTube videos knows that the "comments" section can be a breeding ground for nastiness. For YouTube stars like Hannah Hart, it's a place she knows all too well. "You can get 99 positive comments, but if you get that one negative comment, it really...

The Real Cost Of Getting In

Jessica Kane | January 29, 2015 | Teen
This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Valerie Asimacopoulos, Maine South and Joe Hendrix, Daniel Hale Williams Just mentioning college can evoke a wide range of emotions—excitement, fear, anxiety and giddiness. Regardless of how you feel...

You Can't Unsee How Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ad Looked 'Before' Photoshop

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | January 29, 2015 | Comedy
Photoshop: taking celebrity beauty from No. 2 to No. 1. You sensed something was up with Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein underwear ad. You couldn't put your finger on it, but something smelled off. Well, after some in-depth investigative journalism, we now know the truth. CollegeHumor doesn't pull any...

'The Nightly Show' Takes On The Koch Brothers' Dark Money ... Or, Rather, 'Old, White Money'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | January 29, 2015 | Comedy
More like Koch 10 zeroes, amrite?! With over $40 billion dollars in total assets EACH, the Koch brothers are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to political contributions, especially now that corporations are all living, breathing people and not simply unmarked mailboxes in the Caribbean.

More Smokers Are Turning To E-Cigarettes To Help Them Quit

Reuters | Reuters | January 29, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Jilian Mincer NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - When Marty Weinstein decided to quit smoking, he took a friend's advice and tried electronic cigarettes rather than government-approved nicotine replacement products. Weinstein, 58, has gone from a pack a day nine months ago to the equivalent in nicotine of four...

Drew Brees Accidentally Hitting The Lights On 'Conan' Pretty Much Proves Deflategate

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | January 29, 2015 | Comedy
Drew Brees visited Conan O'Brien Wednesday and basically proved it is in fact easier to handle ... er ... throw balls when they're underinflated. It seems pretty scientific, too. After the Saints quarterback correctly guessed that he was holding a regularly inflated football, he tried...

How To Be As Fierce As Olivia Pope In 5 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | January 29, 2015 | Women
We could all learn a thing or two (or 12) from television's biggest #BossLady. With the second half of season four of "Scandal" premiering Jan. 29, it's a great time to sit back and recognize just how fierce Olivia Pope is. Created by ABC, this montage of Pope being a...

How It Really Feels To Be An 'Unintentional Virgin' In Your 20s And 30s

Catherine Pearson | January 29, 2015 | Women
Katherine, 25, grew up in a conservative Pennsylvania town and went to schools where the only sex education was abstinence-based. Her parents didn’t raise her with any strict views on sex before marriage, or with the sense that it was a bad thing. Instead, sex simply wasn’t discussed in...

Jessica Williams On Dating While Feminist: 'I Look For A Man Who Respects My Womanhood'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | January 29, 2015 | Women
Jessica Williams has no time for "bozos." In an interview with Cosmopolitan.com, the "Daily Show's" Senior Beyoncé Correspondent spoke about how her feminism has affected her dating life. According to Williams, her values mean that she holds men to high standards -- eliminating bozos or...

A Healthy, Homemade Alternative To Greasy Potato Chips (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | January 29, 2015 | OWN
Loaded with trans fats, additives and sodium, a greasy bag of potato chips is a surefire way to sabotage any diet. If you're craving a salty and crunchy snack, Chef Alan Jackson, founder of Lemonade in Los Angeles, has a homemade pita chip recipe you can whip up...

14 Super Bowl XLIX Stars Who Look Exactly Like Celebrities

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | January 29, 2015 | Sports
Are you ready for some lookalikes?

Penn State Task Force Calls For Disclosure Of Sexual Assault Punishments

Tyler Kingkade | January 29, 2015 | College
Penn State University should reveal more information about how the school punishes sexual assault, change how it investigates rape claims and survey students on their experiences with sexual violence in college, a task force said Thursday. The Penn State task force on sexual assault report makes 18 recommendations,...

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Seattle Seahawks

Todd Van Luling | January 29, 2015 | Sports
The more you know.

Snapchat As You Knew It Is Gone

Damon Beres | January 28, 2015 | Technology
One of the most popular messaging apps sure isn't what it used to be, oh, 48 hours ago. Snapchat on Tuesday announced a massive update called "Discover," which will feature content from media outlets that the social network has partnered with. As of Wednesday, those outlets...

How The University Of Michigan Is Bringing Mental Health Care To Its Student Athletes

Alexandra Svokos | January 29, 2015 | College
Will Heininger, a sport management major at the University of Michigan, was living what was supposed to be a dream. He was playing football for UM, a school that shapes the entire character of Ann Arbor, the city where Heininger grew up. But at 19, he found himself struggling with...

J.R. Smith Just Said Some Stuff Every New Yorker Is Going To Really Relate To

Maxwell Strachan | January 28, 2015 | Sports
New York, I love you but you're bringing me down.
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