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Harvard rescinded admission for racist comments. It wasn’t the first time

Harvard’s apparent decision to rescind admission from Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist things he wrote almost two years ago is not out of character for the Ivy league university. Harvard has previously taken back admission from prospective students over racist memes, plagiarism — and even murder. Those cases are newly relevant in the…MORE

Sally Ride became the first American woman in space 36 years ago today

It’s been 36 years since the world witnessed a giant leap for womankind. June 18th marks the 36th anniversary of astronaut Sally Ride’s famous trip into space. At just 32 years old, Ride was the first American woman, and the youngest American, to leave the atmosphere when she boarded the Space Shuttle Challenger on June…MORE