Colleges flock to offer courses for all, but questions abound
Voice writers offer their picks from the year
We have some great news, adult pot heads: weed doesn't make you stupid -- as long as you didn't start smoking it regularly until you're 18.According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Duke University, kids under the age of 18 suffer a dramatic decrease in IQ if they smoke pot regularly be ... More >>
Does fracking make people sick? The jury is largely still out on that one. However, new info indicates that some claims about hydraulic fracturing's reportedly significant health risks appear to have been based on bad science.
The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data. It's the next redistricting frontier! The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
A Duke University study has found that it can be damaging to young people when historical movies change the facts for entertainment's sake. A lot of times, people come away from the theater remembering the wrong stuff instead of what's actually in the history books, quoting the Hollywood versions a ... More >>
St. Johns hosts DePaul
via Faces Of The Last Season of OprahThis week on the final season of Oprah we were treated to her voyage to the land down under. And of course, she blew our freaking minds away. She said, "Everyone has Australia on their bucket lists but people are scared of coming here because the flight ta ... More >>
The Village Voice's media column makes its triumphant return after a hiatus; contrary to non-popular belief, we have not been purchased by AOL or -- like every other media reporter in New York, apparently -- changed jobs. Press Clips, Day 10, Late Afternoon Edition, right here:
Love (and sly political dissent) flourish on the latest Franco compilation
You may remember that last September Andrew Giuliani, the famously ill-behaved son of our former Mayor, filed suit against Duke University for cutting him from the school golf team. Giuliani fils said he was entitled to his place on the team by "contract"; Duke said they cut him for cause (including ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Do Cats Have ESP? Author: Jeane Dixon Publisher: Aaron Publishing Group Date: 1998 Discovered at: Salvation ... More >>
Don't tell Seinfeld about this
The ice caps are melting, the ozone depleting, and Leo's charisma? An endangered species.
Are girls today destined for the walk of shame?
Dismantling canons, describing contexts, the new jazz studies come of age.
A movement to help the poorest students growsat the Ivies
The academy puts on its tights and steps into the ring
Multitude's kooky, brilliant model for global democracy
A Plan to Restore Iraq's Wetland Graveyard
A Pot of Gold at the End of His Rainbow Jumper
The Bush warmongers miss the bloody truth
Hip-Hop Scholars Bumrush the Academy
Controlled Chaos Rules at FringeNYC
They Are Everywhere. But We Refuse to See Them.
SATs, Grade Inflation, and Merit
It Was Hitler Who Outlawed Free Speech
Free Speech for Everyone
The Fate of a Six-Year-Old Boy
Unauthorized Lecture-Note Sites Draw Profs Fire
Clinton's New Clothes and...
If you get sued in Ruthless.Com, does it hurt in real life?
Two Photographers Document the S/M Life
Jared Harris Lights Up Happiness
One Vaccine Breatkthrough Overshadows Another