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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Saying Goodbye to Fawcett and Jackson, FAFSA Made Easy, and Oscars Widen Audience

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:   Actress Farrah Fawcett has died after a three-year long battle with cancer. She was 62. The entertainment world lost a second legend hours later when ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson suffered a … Read More

By / June 25, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

 

  • The entertainment world lost a second legend hours later when ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson suffered a heart attack and died at the age of 50.
  • The Supreme Court has ruled that Arizona school officials violated a thirteen-year-old girl’s constitutional rights when they strip-searched her in the school nurse’s office. Why did they do it? She might have been carrying Midol. This reminds me of my elementary school prohibition of chewing gum. But strip-searching a teenager with cramps is always a good idea, of course.
  • College students rejoice! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is about to be streamlined by President Obama in an effort to return sanity to those families who have come to the realization that you need a doctoral degree to properly fill out the 153 question form.