How college football players united under #WeWantToPlay movement: ‘We threw our last Hail Mary’

Establish universal mandated health and safety procedures and protocols to protect college athletes against COVID-19 among all conferences throughout the NCAA.Give players the opportunity to opt out and respect their decision.Guarantee eligibility whether a player chooses to play the season or not.Use our voices to establish open communication and trust between players and officials; ultimately […]

Missing the forest for the trees: National English exam results reconsidered

Not surprisingly, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) students achieved the highest average score at 5.85 in the national graduation exam, followed by Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau in southern Vietnam. Hanoi, the nation’s other major urban center, was in fourth place, followed by Nam Dinh and Hai Phong. In a reflection of the urban-rural […]

Steelers Rookies Virtually Visit Mary Maloney At Children’s Home Of Pittsburgh

“It was fun, they all seemed super nice and interesting and asked me questions, and I liked asking them about teammates on their team who had an injury and I liked hearing that they were recovered,” Mary said. “Because if they can do it, I can do it. They gave me lots of hope and […]

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

A number of Mary Trump’s stories are beyond the scope of her own encounters, and it’s at times hard to determine the sourcing of the anecdotes and whether they are family lore, the types of tales that tend of embellish over the years. The most sensational story, of Trump paying a friend, Joe Shapiro, to take […]

USC professor under fire after using Chinese expression students allege sounds like English slur

A petition sent to Dean Garrett and other USC leadership, which was shared with CNN, was signed by nearly 100 alumni of USC Marshall expressing support for Patton — the majority of whom are from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other Chinese-speaking regions.

To be in English or not to be in te reo Māori

In te reo there is no equivalent of the verb “to be”. Nor, some linguists would argue, are there any words to be classified as adjectives – but rather, just a sub-class of what are called “stative verbs”. These are not “doing words” but “being words”. They are verbs which denote “a state of being”.

France’s Macron Hails Progress On Co-Operation With UK Against Human-Traffickers

Migrants have been camping out in northwestern France for years in their bid to enter the UK and claim asylum, after refusing to do so in France. But this summer saw a new development as thousands attempted to cross the seas between the two countries in dangerously-overloaded boats.

USC professor removed from course after using Chinese phrase with pronunciation similar to N-word

Ninety-four USC Marshall alumni, many of whom are Chinese and now live in China, also penned a letter to the university administers in Patton’s defense, arguing that they “unanimously recognize Prof. Patton’s use of ‘na ge’ as an accurate rendition of common Chinese use, and an entirely appropriate and quite effective illustration of the use […]

Chetan Bhagat asks Shashi Tharoor to praise him with ‘big words’, here’s how Congress MP responded

This time it was no different as the Congress MP was on target while responding to a request of the author Chetan Bhagat. On Sunday (September 13), Tharoor tweeted the link of an article written by Chetan Bhagat about how the youth of the country need to concentrate on GDP and unemployment rather than discussing […]

Screaming baby is hoisted to safety from latest boat packed with 14 migrants caught trying to cross the English Channel

Mr Loughton said: ‘It would appear that French members of parliament are party to putting around these misconceptions about how they are actually going to be looked after if they do make it to the UK.