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A truly horrifying story of how a town jumped to the defense of the wrong people.
"The year after you graduate from college—especially if you’re living independently rather than moving back home—is a time of even bigger adjustment than your first year in college and away from home. You’re no longer thrown together with people from your peer group, which makes dating and making new friends more complicated, if you’re financially independent for the first time, you’re learning a whole host of things about what your money will get you, and what your economic priorities are, and you’re living through your first year without structured breaks to help you recharge and catch up. There’s no one guide to doing that complicated first year right, but these are five books that are all about things I wish I’d thought through during that time."
Read the fascinating inside story of how a Harvard dissertation on Hispanics and IQ became too racist for the Heritage Foundation.
Even though the day was cancelled due to sequestration, a 5-year-old showed up to school because he was hungry.
And there are more devastating effects sequester budget cuts have had on kids and schools.
THIS is how they respond to sexual assault.
Katelyn Campbell protested her high school’s abstinence assembly and has received an outpouring of encouragement when her principal threatened her.
It’s National STD Awareness Month. Here are some fast facts:
- Treating STDs costs the United States an estimated $17 billion each year.
- Our epidemic is driven by just two STDs and there’s already a vaccine to prevent one of them.
- Women disproportionately bear the burden of STDs.
- Common STDs may become resistant to antibiotics
- HIV testing will now be covered under Obamacare