Arkansas High School Had Two Valedictorians Because The Actual Valedictorian Was Black

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

An Arkansas high school appointed two valedictorians in their Class of 2011, because the student with the highest GPA was black. According to a lawsuit by 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly (yes, her real name), she was told earlier this year she would be valedictorian of McGehee Secondary School in Pine Bluff, AR, thanks to her nearly-straight… More »


July 26: What Are We Wearing Today?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 26, 2011

Alexa Chung Has Way More Jobs Than You

By: Julie Gerstein / July 26, 2011

The world keeps trying to make Brit model/It-Girl Alexa Chung happen stateside. Chung previously hosted MTV’s midday chat show, “It’s On With Alexa Chung,” and will soon be seen in the new PBS series “Thrift America,” where she travels around the U.S. looking for hidden thrift and vintage treasures (the fact that this is a… More »


’90s Dance Tunes As They Always Should Have Been

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 26, 2011

 

Oh, this ’90s a capella medley by Danish group Local Vocal brings back memories of middle school dances. I didn’t say they were good memories, just memories. Time to make new memories, dammit! [Buzzfeed]… More »


Hobby Road Test: (Re)Joining A Swim Team

I am a hobby kind-of-girl. As in, I very much enjoy them and have dabbled in a lot of them. Over the years, I have joined both bowling and pool leagues. I’ve gotten into scrapbooking, as a way to preserve memories of life and keep records of the best articles I’ve written over the years. More »


Justin Timberlake Dishes On His “In Time” Co-Stars, Olivia Wilde And Amanda Seyfried

“It was a mind trip for me. Olivia is two or three years younger than me, so to have her playing my mother was definitely a head trip. I’d just like to point out that [my song] ‘Mother Lover’ is about sexing up someone else’s mother.”
Justin Timberlake talks at Comic-Con about his new… More »