BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 26, 2015
Our new issue is out now (yay!), and we've packed quite a few goodies into its pages for you wonderful BUSTies:
- The adorable Ellie Kemper, star of Tina Fey's new show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, talks to BUST about where she's been, the culture shock of Bridesmaids, and "girl roles" in the acting industry.
- Spring is beginning to rear her lovely head, and we have some new fashion trends for you to check out! (Hint: leggings, rings, ... Read More
BY Hannah Baxter
on Mar 24, 2015
A 20-year-old college student in India confronted her would-be attacker by dragging him to the nearest police station while bystanders silently watched.
Pradnya Mandhare was entering the train station during an afternoon in Vile Parle, a suburb of Mumbai, when a drunken male stranger approached her.
The man, now identified as Chavan Chowdee, allegedly grabbed her inappropriately amidst the crowd of travelers. Mandhare stated, as told to the Telegraph, “I was ... Read More
BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 23, 2015
Well, it has officially happened. Texas Senator Ted Cruz has announced he will be running for president in 2016 (we’re groaning too). Aside from spouting that we Americans need to “return to the truth” and how “it’s going to take a new generation of courageous conservatives to make America great again,” Cruz has ironically been the one ending up way behind on the polls, without much support from his colleagues. But alright, Mr. ... Read More
BY Jamie Bogert
on Mar 16, 2015
Trolls beware: the days of harassment on social media might be a thing of your sad, sad past and, no, you can’t just hide away under a bridge behind your laptop—there probably isn’t WiFi under there anyway.
As of today, the team at Facebook is looking to clear up those fuzzy lines of their community standards, giving users better-defined guidelines for sharing and posting on the service. “We’re trying to strike the balance based on ... Read More
BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Mar 09, 2015
"There will never be a n***** in SAE. You can hang him from a tree, but he can never sign with me." A lynching song to the melody of “If Your Happy and You Know It.” That was the chant sung by a group of fraternity boys from the Oklahoma Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Fraternities have been rightfully under fire for their part in playing into sexist, racist, and homophobic practices that, while not sanctioned, are undoubtedly part of the long ... Read More