RHCP’s Bassest Flea Attending USC
“What the f— am I doing? I’m a 45-year-old rock star and I’m worried about being tardy?” – Flea
In a recent interview, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist described his thought process while “running across campus” at USC, where he is currently a student. [Spinner]
Portland State University Opens the Countries First Comic Book Archive
The Hallowed Halls of Portland State University’s Branford P. Millar Library house some very valuable holdings—the Middle East Studies collection, for example. But the library recently accepted a collection considered by most academics to be far less, well, academic. Milwaukie’s Dark Horse Comics has so far donated over 3,000 volumes to the library’s shelves (that’s three copies of every title the company has ever produced), making PSU the first university in the country to keep such an archive. [Portland Monthly]
Effigy Of Obama Alarms George Fox Campus
Students and campus leaders at George Fox University denounced the hanging of a life-size cardboard cutout of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama on campus, vowing to work together to fight racism and intolerance.
A custodial crew at the 3,355-student Christian university found the Obama likeness hanging by fishing wire from a tree at 7 a.m. Tuesday and tore it down before students arrived for classes. [Oregon Live]