Category Archives: Society & Culture

FSU suspends player for stealing crab legs; Rape allegations? Not so much

http://twitter.com/#!/SportsCenter/status/461562413662613504 Jameis Winston is a Heisman Trophy winner and a two sport (football and baseball) athlete at Florida State. News broke today that Winston had been cited for shoplifting $32 worth of seafood from a Tallahassee Publix store, leading to his suspension from the FSU baseball team. This shocked a lot of people given that Winston had played an entire football season with rape allegations hanging over him. Just this month the New York Times published a […]

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Vox: ‘Obsession’ about Ottawa shooter detail reveals a lot about … us!

http://twitter.com/#!/JammieWF/status/525304362290003969 Are you ready for a triple-shot of Voxsplaining about the attack at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada yesterday that left a soldier dead? Our obsession with the Ottawa shooter's religion reveals more about us than about him http://t.co/fEaCnVrCuz — Vox (@voxdotcom) October 23, 2014 Our obsession with the Ottawa shooter's religion reveals more about us than about him: http://t.co/elHWsmHWnf — Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) October 23, 2014 Our obsession with the Ottawa shooter's religion reveals more about […]

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Dems ‘forgot one small detail’ while remembering the Little Rock Nine

http://twitter.com/#!/JohnBermont/status/515274536321683456 TheDemocrats tweeted an Obama quote to commemorate the “Little Rock Nine”—nine black students who enrolled in a public high school in defiance of then Governor Orval Faubus. They forgot to mention one little detail though. Celebrating the nine brave African-American teenagers who walked into a Little Rock high school 57 years ago today. pic.twitter.com/oGX9TSsmBU — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) September 25, 2014 .@TheDemocrats and Obama forgot one small detail here. It was a DEMOCRAT Governor these brave […]

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Photos, students’ tweets from Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting; Updated

http://twitter.com/#!/TheRyanParker/status/525714504751931393 #BREAKING #AIR4 is over Marysville Pilchuck HS. Watch KOMO4, http://t.co/GCOWGt5q3R for latest info. #liveonkomo pic.twitter.com/38afcC2LFT — Gerardo (@grlopez4) October 24, 2014 A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state continues to unfold this morning. There are reports of possibly a half-dozen people shot. Map showing location of Marysville Pilchuck Highschool where reports are of shots fired via @KIRO7Seattle pic.twitter.com/sevk5vCjS7 — Rob Hedrick (@DCRobTV) October 24, 2014 Teacher tells @JoannaKIRO7 via text: "Shots were fired." Working […]

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