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LeBron Trolls Trump?

LeBron James isn’t usually politically outspoken; so, when he is, it definitely gets noticed. His response to the chaos caused by a White Supremacists rally in Charlottesville, Virginia–which resulted in three deaths and dozens of injuries–is already going viral across … Continue reading »

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Connecticut Special Ed Teacher in Court: The Problem of Teacher Sexual Assault

Laura Ramos, 31, was until very recently a special education teacher for Central High School in Connecticut. In June, Ramos turned herself in after local police issued a warrant for her arrest. Prior to that, she had been put on … Continue reading »

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Rihanna is Calling Out G20 Leaders to Support Education

There are currently 263 million children who do not have access to education worldwide. Next month, the Group of Twenty also known as G20 will gather to discuss global policy issues. This is a group of 20 major heads of … Continue reading »

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First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Education Campaign For Girls At Global Citizen Festival

The 2015 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park was filled with incredible performers including Ariana Grande, Pearl Jam, and Beyonce as well as plenty of other celebrities and entrepreneurs looking to increase global development. However, after a busy week of … Continue reading »

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Hogwarts Class of 2015, Kind Of

Lots of kids grew up dreaming about attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter’s alma mater. They dreamt about which house the Sorting Hat would put them in and whether or not Harry would be their friend. Well, … Continue reading »

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102-Year-Old Woman Achieves Her Doctorate… Finally

With all the exciting news about Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian, it’s easy to lose sight of awesome things happening outside of the United States. Here at The Hot Zone, we’d love to bring this one to your attention. In … Continue reading »

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Kevin Hart Surprises High School Students With Scholarships

Kevin Hart has given back in one of the best ways possible, according to ET. He and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) joined forces to reward high school students in his hometown of Philadelphia with scholarships, based on their … Continue reading »

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Instagram: Redefining The College Search For Potential Students

We all know Instagram for obsessive selfie-taking and filtered photos of food, among other things, but who knew it could actually aid in the college search? According to Time, it’s doing just that for high school students all over the nation. … Continue reading »

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Apple Commits $50 Million To Increasing Diversity In Technology

For years, there has always been a significant lack of diversity when it comes to Silicon Valley. Apple wants to be one of the first companies to change that. The tech giant’s human resources chief, Denise Young Smith, revealed to … Continue reading »

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Ten-Year-Old Math Genius Pursuing College Degree

Esther Okade is making history in the UK, according to thegrio.com. Just 10 years old, Esther is the country’s youngest college freshman, intent on pursuing a math degree. She is attending Open University, and is already showcasing top scores on her exams. … Continue reading »

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