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How Hillary Clinton Inspired a Foster Youth to Become a Lawyer

Rep. Karen Bass | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Rep. Karen Bass

As the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, I have time and again seen the power of positive mentorship. With encouragement and opportunity, many of the roughly 424,000 children in America's foster system go on to lead successful lives.

White Americans and 'White Consciousness'

Glen Browder | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

Racism has proven to be a continuing and confounding reality in the story of America. Efforts such as this study help us realize that there is still much to learn and "fix" in American democracy.

Amputee Cheerleader Is An Inspiration

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.11.2013 | College

College student and amputee, Patience Beard, won our hearts when she made the division 1 cheer squad at the University of Arkansas. Now, in her second...

Walmart Opening Mini Stores On College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.21.2013 | College

Retail giant Walmart will open a small store on the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. later this year. Georgia Tech will be...

The Top 10 Schools That Are Fifty Shades of Cray

Unigo | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

It wouldn't be a college rankings series without a party list, much less the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, and we're certainly not bucking that trend. ...

NEA Announces Grants, Says Video Games Will Count As Art

Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) made two important announcements this week. Along with its annual crop of grant recipients, the agency relea...

Teenage Dreams: Masculinity and Katy Perry

Jim Downs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Downs

When I was in college in the 1990s, white guys never danced. Fortunately, a gender revolution is being televised, and Katy Perry seems to be the omnipresent narrator.

Arkansas' Finest Take It Off (Kind Of) For Katy Perry

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

During a recent snowpocalypse, a cadre of University of Arkansas students put their free time to good use -- by filming a lipdub to Katy Perry's "Fire...

Why I Don't Trust Education Research

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Gottlieb

Staring a sentence with the words "research shows" is aimed at sticking a dagger in the heart of an opponent's argument. Increasingly, though, I am finding reasons not to trust education research.

Underage Beauty Queen Arrested For Public Intoxication

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Miss Arkansas Teen Megan Burgess, 19, who passed her crown to her successor a mere two weeks ago, was arrested over the weekend at the Universi...

A Robust Cup of Joe

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

Newly-minted free agent Joe Johnson -- my client -- has announced his intention to re-sign with the Hawks for six more years.

Arkansas Public College Graduation Rate Below 40%

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report by Arkansas' Higher Education Department, 38 percent of the state's public university students graduate in six years or less...