President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act Thursday, and there have been demonstrations across the country since Wednesday as part of a national call to "Stop Violence Against Women Everywhere!"Today and Saturday, the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University, a private C ... More >>
A Los Angeles-based arts education program for artistic high school students is joining with Cal State Fullerton to expand its offerings in Orange County. Ryman Arts decided to bring its free program here after noticing that about 10 percent of those who enroll in its classes at Otis College of Art ... More >>
As of this month, Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., the nation's largest anti-drug non-profit group, will no longer indoctrinate public school elementary kids against the evils of marijuana.This is pretty major news, stoners, since D.A.R.E. has been preaching against the funky weed since ... More >>
A coalition of Orange County Dream Act advocates will hold the first-annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Forum at the University of California Irvine this Saturday. The forum consists of a series of workshops dedicated to educating immigrant high school students about how to apply for financial aid a ... More >>
Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation this week opened one of four "Graduate to Go Studios," a project built at Boys & Girls Clubs that will encourage teens to use the new, multi-media recording studios if they stay in school and graduate. The "Graduate to ... More >>
Sean McDowellFour high school students--two atheists, two Christians--debate tonight over the existence of The Big Guy.The God v. No God debate sprang from the mind of Sean
McDowell, son of Christian author Josh McDowell and the head of Capistrano Valley Christian Schools' Bible Department. His ... More >>
Flickr user bookgrlAs sad as this is, it's better than CUSD's high school lunch.Earlier this year, the Conseil régional de Bourgogne (Regional Council
of Burgundy, France) released a four-year charter called "Qualité de la
restauration scolaire"--the quality of school food. It states that
at ... More >>
A 42-year-old male teacher at what's been dubbed one of Orange County's best high schools pleaded innocent Wednesday to banging a 17-year-old female student in his classroom and car. Christopher John Ontiveros, of Huntington Beach, teaches history at Oxford Academy in Cypress, but if he is convic ... More >>
The office of state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) sent out an email containing the flier attachment above for the "Pathways to Higher Education Conference," a free event for high school students and their parents set for Nov. 21 at Coastline Community College in Garden Grove.
The confer ... More >>
HB's Revelation Records is putting out its 150th release, and to celebrate, they're also issuing Adidas shoes styled after the label's aesthetic.
The new disc is a comp with newer acts such as Death by Stereo, Ignite, Set Your Goals and This is Hell covering classic youth crew groups such as Bo ... More >>
Well, this week the housewives were pretty fucking boring. I mean, way more boring than usual. I know it's hard to be more pointless than they already are, but somehow they managed.
I really wonder what these women think when they get out of bed in the morning. Do they think their lives are someho ... More >>
In his 1838 poem A Psalm of Life, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (once America's most popular poet, now an item on every high school's forced-feeding menu), wrote
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time
Yeah, well, maybe... But what is certain is ... More >>