The NCAA has seen a fair share of scandals in recent years. Teams, players and coaches have been accused of paying for play, from Jim Tressel to Cam Newton to Reggie Bush. This has raised an issue of if, and how, student-athletes should be compensated for their play. [more]
“Paranormal Activity,” an indie film made with a budget of around $16,000, was not expected to even make it into theaters nationwide.
The eerie film about a demonic presence inside a couple’s suburban home slowly made its way to the big screen by popular demand. The film ended up making $193 million worldwide. [more]
Two of the four freshmen joining the team are from the United States, with two from overseas. Amy Philamlee, freshman undecided major, is an all-state player from Arkansas. Emily Sissom, freshman exercise science major, broke a Tennessee record for three-pointers in her last year in high school. [more]
“We are the 99 percent that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1 percent” said a statement by Wall Street protestors who call themselves Occupy Wall Street.
Occupy Wall Street started on Sept. 17, 2011 and has grown from Liberty Square in Manhattan to over 100 cities in the U.S. and more than 1,500 cities around the world. [more]
Two weeks will determine the legitimacy of a nation. Just two weeks will decide the hopes of a people — a people who has ridden a rollercoaster of riots and rallies, promises and peace talks, requests and demands. This is not the first time the Palestinians have made a motion for independence. [more]