​High School Newspaper Dispute Over Use of "Redskins" Ends in Suspension

For the past year, a high school in Pennsylvania has been caught up in a battle between the school's student newspaper and the administration over the use of the word "Redskins," which happens to be the school mascot. The situation has escalated over the months, and now the school has suspended the student editor from… » 9/20/14 1:42pm 5 minutes ago

Clay Aiken Thinks Jennifer Lawrence Deserved to Be Hacked

American Idol loser and North Carolina congressional candidate Clay Aiken—bet you never thought you'd hear those two titles together—said that the celebrities who had their nude photos leaked by a hacker earlier this month deserve exactly what they got because they shouldn't have been taking any gross old nudies… » 9/19/14 7:10pm Yesterday 7:10pm

Yamma Brown on Domestic Violence: I Ended Up With Someone Like My Dad

We remember James Brown as the Godfather of Soul. We remember him as a singer, a performer, a tormented artist who fought racial barriers and triumphed to become one of the most famous and influential artists in music history. His daughter remembers him as the father she loved dearly who violently and repeatedly beat… » 9/19/14 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

Let Us Celebrate Clair Huxtable, Feminist Icon, and The Cosby Show

As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has… » 9/19/14 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Singles, Ranked

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson were born within three months of each other in the middle of 1958. (Kate Bush was also born during this time period.) During the '80s, they redefined the way we consume pop music, and the cults they spawned predicted the rabid fandom that we see around most current pop superstars.… » 9/19/14 5:41pm Yesterday 5:41pm

Tufts Students Nominate Sexual Assault Activist for Honorary Degree

The human cost of college administrations' negligence and ineptitude when it comes to handling rape allegations is monstrously high. In far too many cases, the victim, denied a fair hearing process, drops out while his or her assailant graduates unscathed. This is something we should keep in mind even as activists,… » 9/19/14 4:50pm Yesterday 4:50pm

Stevie Nicks Is Having An Art Show For Her Vintage Selfies

Stevie Nicks has a lot of old Polaroids of herself, so many that she will showcase some of the best images in a gallery — like a parade of vintage selfies. As with anything else Stevie Nicks-related, we are selecting our best scarves and flowing dresses in addition to practicing a chant to release unto the goddess… » 9/19/14 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

You've Been Pooping All Wrong

You're supposed to squat when you poop. Did you hear me? Squatting. While pooping. Is the way to do it. Not this hunching-over thing you're doing now which takes forever and is not nature's way. Everyone else has figured it out and you are the last person still retro-pooping, so let's get you on the right path. » 9/19/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Watch This Saint Bernard Demand Hugs From His Human

Sully the Saint Bernard doesn't appreciate that such human concepts as "making a living" and "working hours" interfere with his quality time with his person. So when his person arrives home, he demands quality time in the form of slobbery hugs (and hugs are not optional when your dog weighs as much as a couch). » 9/19/14 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm