A photo of a former Central Michigan University student’s battered, ballooned face has been poking up all over the internet, with his mother making a desperate plea about his treatment at the hands of several fraternity brothers. In an apparent hazing incident gone wrong (is that an oxymoron?), brothers of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity—an unofficially recognized group—smeared peanut butter on the face of 19-year-old Andrew Seely. Although the incident took place back in October 2016, outrage over the incident is only now becoming widespread after the photos were posted on March 1 by Andrew’s mother. The post has since been deleted, although screenshots continue to circulate on the internet.  “We will be seeking justice for Andrew and we’ll hold[…]

Food and culture have always been in a complicated relationship. Our connections to particular meals or styles of cooking can reflect something as specific as our own family traditions or can be a greater part of our national identity. That said, you probably shouldn’t dump meat and mangos into a pot and arbitrarily decide that it’s “Jamaican stew.” That questionable entree is at the center of a complaint from Cambridge University students, who have accused the prestigious school’s kitchen staff of “misrepresenting” foreign cultures with their menu offerings. Pembroke College, one of Cambridge’s 31 colleges, is being criticized for giving inaccurate names to its menu items, such as Jamaican stew and “Tunisian rice.” “Dear Pembroke catering staff, stop mixing mango[…]