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The Real “Madness” Is Off-Court for the NCAA

By | Mar 24, 2014

It’s ironic that on the same week of the event that generates 90 percent of the NCAA’s revenue, an anti-trust lawsuit was filed against it that cuts at the legs of the amateurism upon which the institution stands.

Back Up the Rabbit Hole for ‘Alice in Arabia’

By | Mar 23, 2014

Should ABC Family have known better than to offer us a peek at the premise of its Alice in Arabia pilot before the show even went into production?

A Look Back on the Off Court Impact for Mid-Majors in the NCAA Tournament

By | Mar 20, 2014

The madness of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship kicks into gear for real starting today (sorry, “First Four” play-in games, I’m not counting you), with the first two hectic rounds continuing through the weekend and providing fans with baskets of entertainment bliss. 

Tumblr Brings Gender-Sex Fluidity to the Mainstream

By | Mar 20, 2014

I recently had the good fortune to be able to attend a lecture by Professor Ritch Savin-Williams of the Cornell University Human Ecology school.

My Bracketastrophe

By | Mar 18, 2014

Once again it’s that time of year again: March Madness. 

The new SAT brings exciting prospect, despite the criticism

By | Mar 17, 2014

The College Board announced on March 5th that the SAT test has been revised from 2400 point scale to 1600 points scale and the change will be made effective in the spring of 2016.

Story time at CPAC.

By The Ithacan | Mar 17, 2014

As my mother and I were driving down the palm tree lined roads of Florida’s beautiful Marco Island, where we spent Spring Break, we got involved in a discussion about speakers at the Conservative Political Action Conference, which was hosted in Washington in the beginning of March. 

Gaga Makes Another Statement, But What Was It?

By | Mar 16, 2014

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, ED
In one of the most bizarre moves of a career characterized by publicity-grabbing stunts, Lady Gaga invited performance artist Millie Brown to vomit on her during a rendition of her song “Swine” at the SXSW music festival Thursday (March 13).

25 Years of W3: The Internet Crosses a Milestone

By | Mar 14, 2014

Following decades of network technology development, a quiet breakthrough was reached in 1991 when Tim Berners-Lee published the first publicly-available website, info.cern.ch.

Sexual assault in the military – pt. 2

By The Ithacan | Mar 10, 2014

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about sexual assault in the military and noted (or complained a bit) that very little has been done in terms of fixing the number of sexual assaults in the military. 

Progress and Regress 5

By | Mar 9, 2014

Another round of the weekly feature giving you a brief review of the week’s stories that represent a step forward in social consciousness in pop culture, and the ones that represent a step back.

“Everything Is” … Kind of Hypocritical, Actually

By | Mar 8, 2014

Mild use of spoilers. You’ll survive.