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A critically-acclaimed series that led HBO’s primetime lineup between 2002 and 2008 is now the subject of a college course at one of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning — in the city where the drama dwelled. The Wire — which starred screen star Idris Elba as a drug dealer preying on the […] Continue reading “The Wire” Class Joins Curriculum At Johns Hopkins University

It seems Emma Watson plans to keep herself busy post ‘Harry Potter’. The relatively tiny city of Providence, RI, is a place where Watson a.k.a Hermione Granger has decided to spend her four years. The 20-year-old is currently plowing through her sophomore year at Providence’s Brown University, an Ivy League school, where she’s taking courses […] Continue reading Emma Watson to spend 4 years in Providence’s Brown University

In a move that some Watercooler Chatters are calling “Highway Robbery in the Reality Age,” Real Housewives of New York castmember Jill Zarin banked $15,000 for a brief 90-minute book signing and speaking engagement at the University of South Florida last month. USF covered Zarin’s airfare from the Big Apple to The Sunshine State, five-star […] Continue reading “Real Housewife” Jill Zarin Paid $15K For Speaking Engagement At Public University In Florida

How sad! Rutgers University defensive tackle Eric LeGrand suffered a spinal cord injury that has left him with no movement below his neck. The native of Avenel, New Jersey suffered the paralyzing injury while making a tackle on a kickoff late in the fourth quarter of Rutgers’ 23-20 win against Army on Saturday. “Eric, his […] Continue reading Rutgers University Defensive Tackle Eric LeGrand Paralyzed After Play Gone Wrong

Bob Geldof has been presented with an honorary university degree for his contribution to culture. The former Boomtown Rats star donned a traditional cap and gown when officials at the University of Kent in Canterbury gave him the Master of Arts accolade. And Geldof was pleased to accept the degree. “It”s great to also receive […] Continue reading Bob Geldof handed honorary university degree