Books and Movies

I love books. I’ve loved books ever since I began reading at 2-and-a-half years old. There is a recent trend in which famous books are being made into movies. (Case in point: The Hobbit, which is currently playing in my living room.) What I can’t figure out is why they bother naming the movie the same as the book, when […]

Unusual Scholarships

It is a little late for most people to apply for scholarships for this year’s college, but for those who are thinking ahead, there are some wildly unusual scholarships available. The advantage to odd scholarships is that fewer people will qualify – or apply – for them. Check out the unusual scholarships that CURRENT posted.


You hear it everywhere these days. “It’s reverse discrimination!” “That’s reverse racism.” No. Discrimination, according to, is “treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination.” […]