Monthly Archives: July, 2014

ASU offers female students extra credit for not shaving armpits

 ASU students demonstrate shaven and unshaven armpits. (Image: ASU News)


ASU students demonstrate shaven and unshaven armpits. (Image: ASU News)

 

 

Arizona State University professor Breanne Fahs offers extra credit to female students who agree not to shave their armpits for 10 weeks and journal about their experience.

Male students are offered equal credit for shaving all hair below the neckline and maintaining a clean-shaven body for the entire semester . . .

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Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

First lady Michelle Obama.

First lady Michelle Obama.

 

Michelle Obama, first lady of the US, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

After a White House event that featured elementary students preparing and eating a lunch using vegetables from the White House garden, she stated, “I’m going to fight until the bitter end to make sure that every kid in this country continues to have the best nutrition that they can have in our schools” . . .

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Zimbabwe’s president urges white farmers to cede land to blacks

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, 2009. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, urged white farmers to cede land to black farmers. He spoke at a
Zanu-PF rally Wednesday.

Mugabe, 90, told his supporters, “We say no to whites owning our land and they should go … “

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