A Tennessee teenager's love for pizza earned her an acceptance letter from Yale University after she wrote about ordering from Papa John's in her application essay. Carolina Williams, who was accepted to the Ivy League school in March, won praise from admissions officers for her standout essay answer. When she was asked to write about something she loves to do, Carolina took a risk and opted for the first thing she could think of - ordering pizza from Papa John's. Carolina Williams' love for pizza earned her a place at Yale University after she wrote about ordering from Papa John's in her application It paid off for the Ravenwood High School graduate. 'Accepting those warm cardboard boxes at my front door is second nature to me, but I will always love ordering pizza because of the way eight slices of something so ordinary are able to evoke feelings of independence, consolation and joy,' she wrote. A Yale admissions officer wrote to her following her acceptance, saying: 'As a … [Read more...] about ‘Eight slices of something so ordinary evoke independence, consolation and joy’: Teen is accepted to Yale after making admissions officer LOL by writing about her love of Papa John’s pizza – but she’s going to Auburn instead!
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Hailey Baldwin wore a white off-the-shoulder lace gown when she wed Justin Bieber in South Carolina on Monday in front of over 150 guests. Later the 22-year-old Vogue model switched into a white halter dress. But later it became obvious that the beauty had slipped into a third dress, this one a plunging curve-hugging silky number that could pass for a negligee. The frock strongly resembles the satin wonder that fashion publicist Carolyn Bessette wore when she wed John F Kennedy Jr in 1996. A lovely look: Hailey Baldwin was seen in a third dress at her Monday wedding to Justin Bieber in this image shared by the singer's manager Scooter Braun Familiar feel: The frock strongly resembles the satin wonder that fashion publicist Carolyn Bessette wore when she wed John F Kennedy Jr in 1996 These new images were shared by Bieber's manager Scooter Braun on Instagram but then quickly taken down. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Justin Bieber teases new 'wedding … [Read more...] about Hailey Bieber reveals THIRD dress during Justin Bieber nuptials… and this one resembles Carolyn Bessette’s gown when she wed John Kennedy Jr
The house in a Suffolk market town where the artist Thomas Gainsborough was born and learned his trade has been awarded a £4.5m lottery grant to become a national centre for the display and study of his work. The new centre in Sudbury will also link Gainsborough to the work of his contemporary John Constable, who was a great admirer of the older artist and equally inspired by the landscape of their native county. “The announcement is such a boost for the arts nationally, for a market town, a county and for helping to open the doors to this wonderful place for everyone,” said Mark Bills, director of the museum. The news will be announced by the Heritage Lottery Fund on Friday, and shared with guests at a party at the museum, where the garden contains a mulberry tree believed to have been already a century old when Gainsborough and his brothers and sisters played on it. The designer and artist Nicole Farhi has created a sculpture of Gainsborough for the museum, which … [Read more...] about Thomas Gainsborough museum secures £4.5m lottery award
It's almost time for the carnival of democracy and hope - with a pinch of factional strife, naturally - that is the Labour Party Conference. Some 13,000 people are set to descend on Liverpool from Saturday to Wednesday for what organisers claim will be their biggest annual bash in recent memory. That includes more than 5,000 members and 1,650 voting "delegates" from their local parties. It's those delegates who will make the news. They could pass sweeping changes to Labour's rulebook and force a change of policy on major issues like Brexit. Also making the news, of course, will be Jeremy Corbyn. Since 2015 conference has been transformed into a gathering of his most loyal supporters. Read More Labour Party Conference 2018 They haven't managed to eliminate his critics quite yet, of course. But deputy leader Tom Watson will be missing from the main stage after a row about his speaking slot, and some 'centrist' MPs will reportedly be staying away. So what's going on at conference and … [Read more...] about Labour Party Conference 2018: Agenda, timetable and what to expect from the four-day Liverpool bash
A notorious serial killer, dubbed 'Hannibal The Cannibal' has become Britain's longest-serving solitary confinement inmate, after spending 39 years alone. Robert Maudsley, 64, has spent 14,235 days in jail alone at HMP Wakefield after killing four people - including three fellow prisoners. He garroted a man who had hired him as a rent boy in London after the man allegedly showed him photos of children he had abused. Maudsley was sentenced to life in prison for the murder and, since then, has killed three other men, all fellow prisoners. He is considered one of the most dangerous inmates in Britain today and has been detained since 1973. Robert Maudsley has been detained since 1973 after he garrotted a man who had hired him as a rent boy. He is considered one of the most dangerous inmates in Britain today The killer, from Liverpool, murdered his first victim John Farrell in 1973 while working as a rent boy. It was determined that Maudsley was not fit to stand trial and he was … [Read more...] about Notorious serial killer ‘Hannibal the Cannibal’ becomes Britain’s longest-serving solitary confinement inmate after spending 39 years alone