WTF is Up: 8 Things to Know


By Arena Chitanavong, Austin Fisher, Victoria Kirk


KU basketball coach Bill Self caught up with college friend and country super star Garth Brooks last week. The Rosemont, Illinois concert was the opening night of Brooks’ tour. The next day, the two Oklahoma State grads worked with 150 kids from the local Boys and Girls Club and Salvation Army.

A new study showed that in young women’s weekday reports of skipping school and failing tests, these instances were significantly linked to more frequent sex and less frequent condom use on that same day.

The “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius was cleared of murder charges, but found guilty of culpable homicide on Thursday. His sentencing has been set for Oct. 13 and he can spend a maximum of 15 years in jail.

With nude photos of celebrities being hacked and issues of privacy making headlines, is Iggy Azalea the next victim? Reports surfaced this week that a sex tape featuring the rapper is being shopped around to porn sites.

The total student debt in the United States recently topped $1.2 trillion. On “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver explained that lower state funding for higher education and rising tuition might be to blame.

Younger couples who share household chores equally report the highest quality sex lives, according to a new study. The report from researchers at Cornell University and Georgia State University finds that spouses who split work around the house have the most sex and are most satisfied with their frequency of lovemaking.

Vox’s Danielle Kurtzleben says student debt may be contributing to why millennials are avoiding credit cards. Giving up on plastic can affect credit history, which can affect finances in the future. However, the mere 37 percent of young credit card-holders could change the way credit reports are rated.

On Tuesday, the Fashion Rocks 2014 show featured two hours of live music from some of music’s biggest names, like Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj. In addition to the music, the night featured fashion, booty and even booing.