Washington University Frat Suspended After Pledge Scavenger Hunt Gets Racist

Washington University in St. Louis has suspended all Sigma Alpha Epsilon activities after its pledges ridiculed a group of black students as part of a scavenger hunt, because nothing establishes brotherhood more solidly than holding an impromptu slam poetry-style reading of Dr. Dre's "Bitches Ain't Shit" in front of… »2/28/13 3:50pm2/28/13 3:50pm


Sinus Infections Couldn't Care Less About Your Silly Antibiotics

‘Tis the season for sinus infections, but next time you get one, you might want to forgo the often unpleasant experience of taking antibiotics. A new study from Washington University in St. Louis, which appears in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that antibiotics did not reduce symptoms of the… »2/15/12 10:20am2/15/12 10:20am

When It Comes To Alcoholism, Women Are Closing The Gender Gap

Though women are still lagging behind men when it comes to salary, ladies are gaining on dudes in at least one respect: alcoholism. According to a new and comprehensive cross-sectional study of existing data, there has been a substantial increase in general drinking and alcohol dependence among women, particularly… »5/05/08 9:30am5/05/08 9:30am