Archive for January 20th, 2012

January 20th, 2012 - 10:40 pm § in America

Adrianna Huffington on Girl Friendship and High Heels

from Huff Post  (excerpted) There really is no substitute for unconditional female friendship. Snow Flower, (which opened  last July), explores both the amazing things women do for each other, and some of the horrible things that are done to them. There’s a scene in the movie, for example, t[...]

January 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm § in Misc.

AVE CHALLENGE: What is this video showing?

a, Flaw in Death Star b. Potential life in this solar system. c. Scene from new Star Trek d. Potential site for human colony on moon of Jupiter e. Evidence that there is a God.[...]

January 20th, 2012 - 10:39 am § in Misc.

Saudis Ban Import of US Campuses

RIYADH: Deputy Minister of Higher Education Ahmed Al-Saif has denied any intention of opening branches for American or European universities in the Kingdom, local daily Al-Watan reported Friday. He, however, said the ministry had a number of requests for the setting up of more private universities.[...]

January 20th, 2012 - 9:39 am § in Misc.

Campus Speech Codes

from College Freedom : Friday, June 03, 2011 Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina The campus rules include some downright silly provisions, prohibiting “making a loud noise,” “playing musical instruments,” and “repeated failure to keep residence hall room clean.” More alarmi[...]