The Big Stick!



6 months ago

Jane Dough’s Topic of Discussion: Do you think banning young girls from wearing leggings and yoga pants in school gives young men the idea that the level of respect they have for a woman is based on what she’s wearing?

Parents at a Chicago-area middle school are speaking out against a purported ban on leggings and tight yoga pants arguing the dress code policy unfairly punishes girls. The Evanston, Ill. school’s dress code, which is posted online, states that s…

The Boombox

6 months ago

Read the Very First Tweets From Beyonce, Eminem + More

With so many people on Twitter these days, it has become the vehicle for us to voice our thoughts, ideas and shameless plugs – in 140 characters, of course. And many rappers and singers have used it to air their own laundry, set the record straight or start some beef with another artist. But have […]


6 months ago

Jason Collins Says He’s Been The Target Of Homosexual Hate Since Joining The Nets

Jason Collins Says He’s Been Bullied Since Joining The Nets because he’s gay. Collins became the NBA’s first openly gay active player once he inked consecutive 10-day contracts with Brooklyn, before being signed later to a deal that would have him on the roster to finish out the season.


6 months ago

Kenyan Private School Renames Itself After Lupita Nyong’o

A private primary school in Dandora has been renamed in honour of Oscar star, Lupita Nyong’o. Formerly Eagles Safe Hands Education Centre, the school will be known as Lupita Bright Stars Educational Centre.


6 months ago

Do video games encourage racism?

Ohio researchers found that when white people played as black characters in violent video games, they were more threatening and racist in real life.


6 months ago

Not Again! Lauryn Hill Slapped With ANOTHER Bill From IRS!

Nearly six months after Lauryn Hill finished serving prison time for tax evasion, the IRS is on her case again. The former Fugees singer was recently slapped with yet another batch of liens from the IRS Рto the tune of nearly $867,000!

Huffington Post

6 months ago

President Obama Announces Sanctions On Those Close To Putin

President Barack Obama announced a new round of sanctions against 20 Russians on Thursday, including a number close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The move signals a much stronger approach toward Russia just three days after ea…


6 months ago

Got Obamacare insurance. Can’t find doctors.

Many Americans are having a tough time finding doctors or hospitals who will accept their Obamacare/Affordable Health Care Act insurance. Like Durheim, many Americans who’ve enrolled on the Obamacare exchanges are realizing they have access to a relatively limited set of doctors and hospitals. In many areas, the largest hospitals are not participating and many […]

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