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SEC Charges Chicago Charter School Operator With Defrauding Bond Investors

SEC Charges Chicago Charter School Operator With Defrauding Bond Investors

Payments to an executive’s brother at a network run by a Latino nonprofit. View this image › Mayor Rahm Emanuel with United Neighborhood Organization CEO Juan Rangel (right) in 2011. Via cityofchicago.org The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday that it is charging an influential Chicago charter school network with defrauding investors in a case […]

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10 Of The Best Songs Named After A Girl

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10 Of The Best Songs Named After A Girl

Not everyone is lucky enough to have a song featuring their name. For those of you who are, know that the rest of the world is secretly jealous. 1. The Turtles, “Elenore” Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=JeAtre3Bxg8. youtube.com / Via youtube.com An absolute joy of a song, The Turtles’ “Elenore” was written as a parody of […]

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What's The Controversial Construction These People Are So Against?

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What's The Controversial Construction These People Are So Against?

The Keystone XL pipeline is a very controversial project that inspires many passionate speeches (and rants) from politicians and oil tycoons. But enough with the politics already! The photos below give a glimpse of why real people are saying “no” to Keystone XL. From Andy Menconi, Oakland, Calif.: From Lisa Archer, Berkeley, Calif.: Taken by […]

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Rep. Glenn Thompson: Democrats who walked out on Holder contempt vote owe Brian Terry’s family an apology

Rep. Glenn Thompson: Democrats who walked out on Holder contempt vote owe Brian Terry’s family an apology

http://twitter.com/#!/CongressmanGT/status/219031102004805633 149 Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif), refused to cast a vote on the resolution finding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. Earlier this week, Josephine Terry, mother of murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, called the walkout a “disgrace.” Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/06/30/rep-glenn-thompson-democrats-who-walked-out-on-holder-contempt-vote-owe-brian-terrys-family-an-apology/

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How Students Can Live A Vegan Lifestyle On A Broke College Budget

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How Students Can Live A Vegan Lifestyle On A Broke College Budget

I’ve never been one of those people who responds to mention of a plant-based diet with, “But bacon is so good!Despite this, I was skeptical about the word vegan.” The lifestyle, the political and social connotations, and the somehow inexplicable concept of cutting out all animal products were baffling to me. When it comes to […]

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