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Julianne Moore Is Petitioning To Change The Name Of Her High School Honoring A Confederate General!

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Julianne Moore is putting her foot down!

Recently, the actress — along with friend and producer Bruce Cohen — created a change.org petition to rename their alma mater — J.E.B. Stuart High School — in Fairfax County, VA.

The school — founded in 1959 — was named after the Confederate general who fought to keep African Americans enslaved.

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According to their petition, which has already racked up over 29,000 signatures:

"No one should have to apologize for the name of the public high school you attended and the history of racism it represents, as we and so many alumni of Stuart have felt the need to do our whole lives."

The moniker is only made worse by the school's symbol: an image of Stuart waving the Confederate flag atop a horse.

Instead, the Oscar winner believes her education center should be named after civil rights leader and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

In a statement, she exclaimed:

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Reporter Makes Little Boy Cry In First Day Of School Interview!

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We've all been there!

Another summer is coming to an end, and parents everywhere are getting excited to go back-to-school shopping and get their kids out of the house!

But for first time students, the concept of leaving your home everyday to be taught by a stranger can be a bit daunting!

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KTLA reporter Courtney Friel was reminded how overwhelming first time education can be when she asked Andrew Macias if he was excited for his first day of kindergarten!

The 4-year-old was initially enthusiastic about the new opportunity of starting out at City Terrace Elementary School.

But after the reporter asked if he was going to miss his mom, the brand new kindergartener was faced with a harsh reality check — and started crying!

We feel you, Andrew! Watch the adorable moment (below):

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Nick Jonas SLAMS CrossFit For Making 'Ignorant' Comment About Diabetes!

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Nick Jonas is about to whip out the Chains on CrossFit

And we're not talking weighted dips!

In case you guys didn't know, CrossFit is a fitness company that has grown in popularity in the past couple of years due to its promotion of high-intensity workouts and healthy diets.

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On Monday, the official Twitter page of the exercise organization posted a tongue-in-cheek remark from CEO Greg Glassman about sugary-carbonated beverages and how they affect one's health.

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The Big Bang Theory Starts A Scholarship For UCLA Students! Get The Deets HERE!

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It all started with the Big Bang!

Well as least that's what some future students will be saying about their college education. The television show The Big Bang Theory isn't just celebrating the sciences on their show, they're creating a scholarship for UCLA!

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The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment will go towards supporting undergraduates who decide to major in science, engineering, mathematics or technology.

They have over $4 million donated so far that will help 20 selected kids receive their education. The chosen students will be given various size grants based on their financial need as well as academic merit and five more UCLA students will be added to the scholarship every year!

The scholarship is funded by Chuck Lorre, the co-creator and executive producer of The Big Bang Theory, as well as about 50 other people including some of the stars of the show, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.

Lorre talked about why they decided to do this by saying:

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Blake Lively Wants To Attend Harvard Business School, But When Will She Ever Find The Time?!

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You know, for someone who's wildly successful and married to one of the hottest guys on this planet, you would think that getting a degree would be out of the question for Blake Lively!

It's not like she needs it for a job — she has everything anyone could ever want!

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Even though the piece of paper isn't something she necessarily needs, the mommy of one revealed to British mag Stylist that it's her dream to attend business school!

The 27-year-old said:

"I have a dream to go to Harvard Business School and one of these days I will do that… in my spare time!"

What spare time, girl?!

Blake has been so busy juggling motherhood, rigorous work on movie sets, and overseeing her Preserve website!

Maybe one day when the actress decides to just focus on her family, she'll have time to go to business school.

Way to dream big, Blake!

[Image via Bauer Griffin Online.]

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Bruce Jenner's Docuseries Will Be Serious But Also Include Humor — The Olympian Will Learn To Golf With Breasts

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There's already a lot of speculation (and criticism) on Bruce Jenner's upcoming docuseries that will chronicle his transition.

It's been reported that the series will feature its share of poignant, astonishing moments that bring awareness. But the show will also include some lighthearted fun as well — including watching Bruce adjust his golf swing with breasts!

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Sources affiliated with the production explain that the goal of the 8-part docuseries is to raise awareness and educate people and to provide hope and inspiration others struggling with gender identity.

But with inspiration, it's important to show that it's still okay to laugh. During his 20/20 interview, the Olympian told Diane Sawyer that the funny moments are just as vital as the serious ones, explaining:

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Miley Cyrus' Little Sis Noah Takes A Gruesome Stand Against Dissecting Animals For Education In PETA2's Latest Campaign

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Much like big sister, Miley Cyrus, Noah Cyrus is raising eyebrows in the world, but not for the same reason!

The 15-year-old teamed up with peta2 for this inneresting and gruesome campaign to put an end to classroom dissection.

Noah's ad for PETA's youth division features her laying on a cold metal table with her chest cut open, exposing various organs.

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Sounds like a terrifying scene in a horror movie!

According to the animal rights group, this dissection practice in high schools and college science classes is harming the ecosystem.

The nonprofit organization stated in a press release:

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