Our hearts go out to Malcolm Young and his family as he battles Dementia. We’re rooting for you bro, rock on.

Why AC/DC Matters by Anthony Bozza http://www.textbookx.com/book/9780061804601/

On this day in 1957 under escort from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Three weeks earlier, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus had surrounded the school with National Guard troops to prevent its federal court-ordered racial integration. After a tense standoff, President Dwight D. Eisenhower federalized the Arkansas National Guard and sent 1,000 army paratroopers to Little Rock to enforce the court order.

Happy 65th Birthday to The Boss, Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed “The Boss”, Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana working class, sometimes political sentiments centered on his native New Jersey and his lengthy and energetic stage performances, with concerts from the 1970s to the present decade running over three hours in length.

Springsteen’s recordings have included both commercially accessible rock albums and more somber folk-oriented works. His most successful studio albums, Born in the U.S.A. and Born to Run, showcase a talent for finding grandeur in the struggles of daily American life; he has sold more than 64 million albums in the United States (making him the fifteenth highest selling artist of all-time) and more than 120 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. Springsteen has earned numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award as well as being inducted into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

Happy Birthday to rocker Joan Jett who turned 56 today, she still looks amazing! Jett is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, including their hit record “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”, which was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 from March 20 to May 1, 1982, as well as for their other popular recordings including “Crimson and Clover”, “I Hate Myself for Loving You”, “Do You Wanna Touch Me”, “Light of Day”, “Love is All Around” and “Bad Reputation”. She has three albums that have been certified Platinum or Gold, and has been a feminist icon throughout her career. Jett started her long spanned career with Cherie Currie in The Runaways. She is considered the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll.

Poor Onyx, he could have saved a ton of money by shopping with textbookx.com. Maybe next semester?

Poor Onyx, he could have saved a ton of money by shopping with textbookx.com. Maybe next semester?

Today marks 13 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon occurred. Today we remember not just that tragic day but all the innocent lives lost, the heroes who sacrificed themselves to save others and the family and friends they’ve left behind.

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, erase the stigma and learn how you can help someone in need.

http://www.iasp.info/wspd/

A brief look into what our schools are adopting this semester.

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Today is International Literacy Day, The theme of International Literacy Day 2014 is “Literacy and Sustainable Development”. Literacy is one of the key elements needed to promote sustainable development, as it empowers people so that they can make the right decisions in the areas of economic growth, social development and environmental integration.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/literacy-day/