Harvard, MIT Suing ICE To Support International Students

Watch Video Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are suing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security to support international students who attend their universities. On Monday, the Trump Administration issued a new order that bars some 1 million international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. The order says students must “depart the country or take other measures, such as transferring to a school with in-person instruction.” But on Wednesday, Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit in in Boston’s federal court, asking it to declare the rule unlawful and stop ICE… Read More

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Does Being Underwater Stop Your Period?

In high school, I would occasionally skip school when I had my period to spend the day hanging out in my bathtub. I mostly did it because I preferred bubbles and bath bombs to physics class — but I’d also heard a rumor that being submerged in water could stop my menstrual flow in its tracks. Yes, really stop it. Like the Christmas ceasefire during World War I or like Bruno Mars before he filled his cup with liquor in “Uptown Funk.” But, as it turns out, I was just buying into one of many myths abound about menstruation. “It is a very common misconception that a woman’s period will… Read More

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Johnny Depp Admits to Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Denies Abusing Amber Heard During Wild Day In Court

Back in 2017, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard finalized their divorce and signed a non-disclosure agreement designed to protect the reputations of both actors. And yet, three years later, details of the former couple’s tumultuous time together continue to come out in court thanks to an endless parade of legal battles. Currently, Depp is suing The Sun for $50 million in response to the UK tabloid’s claims that he physiclly assaulted Heard on numerous occasions over the course of their brief marriage. The media group stands by its claim that Depp was “controlling and verbally and physically abusive” towards Heard, “particularly when he was under the influence of alcohol and/or… Read More

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