The Creepy 'Hot for Teacher' Essays That Got a Student Kicked Off Campus

A 56-year-old student was banned from Michigan's Oakland University for writing a lengthy essay about how hot his writing professor was — oh, and possibly having a "gun obsession." Now he wants to be reinstated — and for some reason, an advocacy group thinks posting his essay online is the way to accomplish that. Read… » 2/16/12 1:20pm 2/16/12 1:20pm

Kelsey Peterson's Attorney Blames Child Rape Victim's "Latino Machismo"

Kelsey Peterson, a 26-year-old 6th grade math teacher, plead guilty yesterday to having a sexual relationship with her 12-year-old student, Fernando Rodriguez, and fleeing with the boy to Mexico to evade the police. This morning, Peterson's lawyer, James Martin Davis, argued in an interview with Star Jones that the… » 7/03/08 12:30pm 7/03/08 12:30pm

Dear MILFs: Shagging Your Students Is Still A Crime

Three female teachers were recently arrested for allegedly having sex with their students in completely unrelated cases. (They were all, coincidentally, located in the Tampa Bay area.) Stephanie Raguza, 28, is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old boy in her apartment and in the back seat of her Lexus. Mary Jo… » 3/31/08 1:30pm 3/31/08 1:30pm

Shrinking Violets Have Shrinking Life-Spans

  • A new study indicates that women who keep quiet during marital disputes have an increased risk of dying from heart disease compared to women who speak their minds. Oh Katie, you're so doomed. [LA Times]
  • Thinking about getting pregnant? Want a baby girl? Get stressed. Want a baby boy? Get fat. [DailyMail, ScienceDaily]
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