Jay Z and his wife Beyonce caused a stir at a graduation ceremony in Salem, West Virginia on Saturday (30Apr11) as they turned out to support the rapper’s nephew. Jay Z’s sister and mother were also in attendance. From ContactMusic.com & Tmz.com

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Legendary UGK rapper Bun B is the newest member to Rice University’s staff. Professor Trill (as he’s known to his students) is teaching a course on religion and hip-hop. “This is a religious course, this is not in the music department,” Bun B explained during a Houston radio interview. “These are young people who have […]

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43 Percent of African-Americans Who Enter College Graduate, Compared to 63 Percent for Whites

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KDI, which is selling the device through a subsidiary called Improv Electronics, says the Boogie Board is a less wasteful alternative to mediums that require paper, ink pens, chalk, or dry-erase markers. It can be used to write grocery lists, jot down messages, or just doodle. Read More  Article courtesy of Cleveland.com

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WELLINGTON – A cash-strapped New Zealand student who auctioned off her virginity to help pay for university said Wednesday she had accepted an offer of 45,000 dollars (32,000 US) to sleep with a stranger.

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From the NY Times: DANBURY, Conn. — Ray Crouch, a senior at Danbury High School, logged onto the computer in his family’s living room just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday and entered the Web site of the Yale admissions office.