Day: April 4, 2021

Taapsee Pannu Displays Bold Career Choices and Bolder Opinions (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian actor Taapsee Pannu is on a roll. She has just won best actress at India’s prestigious Filmfare awards for her role in Anubhav Sinha’s “Thappad” and wrapped shooting Anurag Kashyap’s “Dobaaraa.”

Pannu also has a raft of films coming up, including Sony Pictures’ official remake of “Run Lola Run” (“Looop Lapeta”), cricket biopic “Shabaash Mithu,” sports drama “Rashmi Rocket,” Netflix thriller “Haseen Dillruba” and comedy “Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan?”

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Pannu began her career in South Indian cinema, debuting with Telugu-language “Jhummandi Naadam” in 2010, followed by Tamil-language “Aadukalam” (2011), which won a clutch

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Kids using this strategy to get into top colleges during COVID

RIP to the SAT — yet another victim of COVID-19.

One year after the pandemic spurred almost every college and university in the nation to make standardized testing optional for 2020’s applicants, the lack of SAT and ACT scores on college applications is fast becoming the new normal.

“More and more colleges are saying they’re going to extend their test-optional policy at least for the current junior class,” college counselor Sara Harberson told The Post. “And after this year, I think we’ll see more colleges adopt it permanently.”

Few high-school students are mourning the loss of the high-stakes, high-stress exams.

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Students from Christian universities suing Department of Education | News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Students from 33 different Christian universities have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education arguing schools that discriminate against LGBT students should not receive federal funds. One of those students attends Oregon’s George Fox University.

In the lawsuit, students claim Christian universities use a religious exemption to get around Title XI, which they claim leads to discrimination against LGBTQ students. The universities themselves say they are committed to making their campuses a safe space for all students, including members of the LGBTQ community.

FOX 12 spoke to one student at George Fox who is part

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Fiery ‘airburst’ of superheated gas slammed into Antarctica 430,000 years ago

Roughly 430,000 years ago, an incandescent ball of hot gas came barreling out of the sky and slammed into Antarctica — and now, scientists have found tiny bits of debris formed by that impact.

The team scooped up the mineral particles from Walnumfjellet in the Sør Rondane Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, which is located south of Africa on the eastern side of the continent. Antarctica offers the perfect environment to scout for meteorite remnants, due to its dry, frigid climate and minimal human presence, first author Matthias van Ginneken, a geoscientist who specializes in the study of

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How COVID distance learning hurt California English learners

Aida Vega’s 13-year-old daughter, who has attended Los Angeles schools since kindergarten and is in eighth grade, still struggles to read and write English.

Vega has long pushed for extra help so her child can master the language. Early last year, she felt confident that a breakthrough was at hand — her daughter’s teachers had a plan to start additional tutoring in March.

Then schools closed. Tutoring was canceled, except for a short stint during the fall semester. Vega says her daughter’s schooling became a constant struggle. There are days when Vega has found her in tears next to her

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Prep football: Pat Rice earns his 300th career victory as Waunakee rolls past Fort Atkinson | Tennis

PREP FOOTBALL | THURSDAY’S AREA SUMMARIES

Thursday’s area summaries

Badger Conference

WAUNAKEE 57, FORT ATKINSON 0

Fort Atkinson*0*0*0*0*—*0

Waunakee*22*21*7*7*—*57

W: Keller 14 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)

W: Ca. Nelson 3 run (Driscoll kick)

W: Gnorski 8 run (Vojitisek pass from Co. Nelson)

W: Schaaf 45 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)

W: Farnsworth 27 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)

W: James 11 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)

W: Ginos 14 run (DeAmicis kick)

W: Lory 10 pass from Co. Nelson (DeAmicis kick)

TEAM STATISTICS

First downs — FA 7, W 17. Rushing (Att.-Yds.) — FA 28-52, W 33-154. Passing yards

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