July 14, 2008
Campus Clicks
By Mallory Rubin
Who Needs a Diploma?
Sir Richard Branson didn't need a diploma. :: Kristian Dowling/Getty Images

Kids, we at SIOC want to encourage you to stay in school, work hard and get good grades. If that's not your thing, however, take solace in the fact that you might make it big anyway. For inspiration, check out OTR's list of eight dropouts-turned-billionaires. Near the top: everyone's favorite British mogul, Sir Richard Branson (who, judging by this picture -- and the fact that he owns an island -- seems to be enjoying his diploma-less life just fine).

The Post-Packer Era

One less reason to mute your TV during March Madness: CBS has decided to replace Billy Packer with Clark Kellogg on its lead announcing team.

NCAA Etiquette

"Etiquette" might be a word you associate with fine dining or finishing school, but you should have gaming etiquette, too. And so, with NCAA Football 2009 finally hitting stores tomorrow, So-Cal Sports Hub is here with a thorough guide to the game's rules and etiquette.

Military Showdown
The Army-Navy showdown could be heading your way. :: AP

The tradition-rich (read: irrelevant of late) Army-Navy football game could be heading you way. The Naval Academy has announced cities will shortly begin bidding to host future Army-Navy games. Better start lobbying your local councilmen now.

The Commuter Conundrum

Because college (and by extension, college housing) is outrageously expensive, those who can sometimes elect to commute. But now, thanks to steep gas prices, commuting is no longer the wallet-friendly option it used to be, which might explain why online-class enrollment is on the rise.

The Wide World of Kickball

Brooklyn recently hosted the third-annual International Kickball Invitational. How international is international, you ask? Some teams hailed from that mythical, faraway land: Canada.

More Toilet Signs

We brought you some amusing toilet signs a few weeks back, but these are even better.

Pimp My Shoes

This claims to be a list of the "10 Dopest Shoes Ever," but what it really seems to be is a medley of the 10 worst shoe commercials of the '80s and '90s. Either way, highly enjoyable.

Pop Culture Nugget

For those counting at home, Angelina Jolie now has two more kids.

Today In Hot Clicks
William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Maria Menounos on the field ... Fans taunt A-Rod ... Home Run Derby drinking game ... Favre song ... Canseco gets knocked out ... Old WWF promos ... Video: "Shaq" outdoes "Kobe" ... Carl Lewis sings.

Odds and Ends

Learn how to play darts and enhance your bar-going experience ... Penn names campus building after gossip columnist alum ... You probably can't afford a new suite at Michigan Stadium ... Washington players drink chocolate milk after practice.

Absolut Kanye

Pop Quiz: is this commercial a) supposed to teach you how to become Kanye West or b) make you want to secure a handle of Absolut vodka?

Quarters Tricks

We know this is old, but it recently resurfaced in our lives and we felt compelled to share it with you, the quarter-throwing amateurs of the world.

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