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Read The Touching Letter A 9-Year-Old Girl Wrote To Her Teacher After Finding Out He’s Gay

When an elementary school teacher in England decided to reveal his sexual orientation to his class for Anti-Bullying Week, he was hardly expecting to get the response he did.

When “Mr. R” asked his students to raise their hands if they’ve ever heard the word “gay” being used as an insult, he was shocked when almost every child in the class put their hand up. Then, when he asked who thought that people who are gay or lesbian were bad or wrong in some way, the hands went up again. Keep reading »

Meet Caroline: The Coolest Copy Editor To Ever Grace A College Campus

Meet Caroline: The Coolest Copyeditor To Ever Grace A College Campus

Call me crazy, but I feel like Caroline and I are destined to be best friends. A current student who’s looking for some extra cash money, Caroline is offering her services as a copywriter to any of her peers who need their papers “not to suck.” One redditor posted this flyer of Caroline’s ad, which is everything I’ve ever dreamed of seeing stapled to a telephone pole, surrounded by Domino’s Pizza coupons and flyers for house parties. Yes, that is a real photo of Caroline and her beloved cat, and no, she’s not as mean as she seems in real life (so she says). After the jump, check out the rest of her virtually perfect flyer, free of any and all grammatical and punctuation errors. If only the flyer included her contact information so we could correct people’s spelling mistakes and grow old together. Sigh. [HappyPlace] Keep reading »

This Prep School Rap Battle Is What A Hogwarts Freestyle Competition Would Be Like

This Prep School Rap Battle Is Like A Hogwarts Freestyle Competition
You Can't Rhyme "Face" With "Face," Bro.

Everything about this is gold.

Some students from the UK went all “8 Mile” on their prep school campus when an impromptu rap battle commenced, reminding the rest of us why we don’t see too many preppy sixteen year olds in the rap game these days. The overall theme of their weak four-line rhymes is definitely sex, and while these kids clearly won’t cut it in the biz, their overreactions are hilarious. They’re jumping up and down, crushing each rapper after every basic joke about sleeping with your mom. One kid even threw his arm crutch. I repeat, he THREW HIS OWN ARM CRUTCH. Basically, this is what I imagine would go down if a rap battle took place at Hogwarts, except Harry would slay that shit.

Study: Students Love Tweeting About Adderall

Study: Students Love Tweeting About Adderall

According to a recent study at Brigham Young University, Adderall has become increasingly common among college students looking for a boost during finals week and midterms. BYU turned to Twitter to determine how often Adderall was mentioned in students’ social media lives. Among 132,099 unique users, a total of 213,633 tweets mentioned Adderall between November 2011 and May 2012. This peaked during final exams, and were highest in the Northeast and the South. Keep reading »

Indian College Bans Female Students From Wearing Sleeveless Dresses

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Oh, dress codes. Women have been banned from wearing sleeveless dresses at a school in Madhya Pradesh, India, because administrators say doing so isn’t dressing in a “decent manner.” In order to enforce the new rule, the college director stands outside the premises every morning to make sure the students are wearing “decent” attire.

Why are they suddenly enforcing this rule? That’s not exactly clear; perhaps the recent spate of high-profile rapes and gang rapes in India has lead to increased policing of the way women dress in the name of “protecting” them. Anyway, prior to the official enforcement, female students who wore sleeveless dresses had to write essays on Indian culture as punishment — potentially the catalyst for the college-wide ban. Keep reading »

If You Don’t Know The Answer, Just Draw Something Funny

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Ever take a test in high school and just know you don’t know the answer? Most of us would leave the scantron, or the paper blank, but some very special students elevate wrong answers to an artform. Take this special student who created a Neanderthal metal band, aptly titled Neandertallica. Check out a couple more choice exam fails after the jump! [StudentBeans]

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