A 10-Year-Old Makes A Video So We ‘Don’t Forget Nepal’


“My mum has told me that the news stays on a country for only a short time,” he says. And he’s worried that “the world news is forgetting Nepal.”

click here to read more http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/05/19/407934591/a-10-year-old-makes-a-video-so-we-dont-forget-nepal

May 24, 2015 at 8:50 am Leave a comment

Rabbis Diversify To Connect To Students; Just Don’t Bring Up Israel


Rabbi Evan Goodman runs Hillel, the campus Jewish center, at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In recent years, he’s had to rethink his job. click here to read more http://www.npr.org/2015/05/19/407935375/jewish-group-makes-broader-connections-to-students-but-not-all

May 24, 2015 at 8:48 am Leave a comment

Campus Rape ‘Worse Than We Thought,’ Study Shows

Did you know???Nearly one in five college women were victims of rape or attempted rape during their freshmen year, with the most falling prey during their first three months on campus, according to a new study.
click here to read more.. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/20/1-in-5-college-study-raped_n_7293068.html

May 24, 2015 at 7:04 am Leave a comment

Why Calling Asian Americans a ‘Model Minority’ Glosses Over Crucial Issues


Did you know that Asians Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States; their population is expected to double to more than 47 million by 2060. Yet the needs of these communities are rarely discussed, because AAPIs, in the aggregate, are also the highest-earning and best-educated ethnic groups in the United States. A common perception is that they are the model minority: the doctors, techno-wizards, and successful business owners. However…

click here to read more http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vivek-wadhwa/why-calling-asian-americans-a-model-minority-glosses-over-crucial-issues_b_7309074.html

May 23, 2015 at 12:09 pm Leave a comment

Many Native American Communities Struggle With Effects Of Heroin Use


The lady behind the desk came out and she gave me this big old hug. And inside I’m cussing her out,” he says. “And she told me, ‘it’s going to be OK.’ And I was more mad because nobody told me that in a long time. I hadn’t heard those words. People gave up on me.” click here to read more http://www.npr.org/2015/05/20/405936140/many-native-american-communities-struggle-with-effects-of-heroin-use

May 23, 2015 at 8:44 am Leave a comment

Legends of the Faloodeh – Chilled Iranian Strawberry Dessert


Did you know??? That every year, more than 60,000 pounds of strawberries are served—bathed in double cream, no less—at The Championships, Wimbledon.

Read more: http://www.tastingtable.com/cook/national/strawberry-season-recipe-strawberry-granita-dessert#ixzz3ag6UgTnN

May 22, 2015 at 8:38 am Leave a comment

Who Is Stereotyped Now?

thFor the last week, many in academe have been debating comments made on Twitter by Saida Grundy, a new faculty member at Boston University, in which she said, “Why is white america [sic] so reluctant to identify white college males as a problem population?” Amid the debate, some have speculated about what would happen if a white professor made generalizations about black students. Would such a person immediately lose his job, or would he suffer no more than some criticism?

click here to read more https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/05/18/duke-professors-comments-black-students-anger-many

May 22, 2015 at 7:35 am Leave a comment

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