June 15, 2021

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Catherine Lhamon’s history with the Dept. of Education raises concerns

Justin Dillon and Stuart Taylor Jr.

It is now so common in Washington to oppose even a president’s lower-level nominees that no one takes such opposition seriously anymore. It’s just more partisan background noise. The problem with crying “wolf,” of course, is that when the wolf finally comes, no one listens.  

Now, however, the wolf is at the door. Her name isCatherine Lhamon, and she is being nominated to retake her old job – head of the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR).She played a major role during the Obama administration in ruining the educations and

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“I got cut from the USA camp and that shaped my career”: Lonzo Ball reveals the lowest moment in his career which he used as motivation

New Orleans combo-guard Lonzo Ball reveals the lowest point in his young career which he used as a motivating factor.

Lonzo Ball is one of the brightest young talents we have in the league. Sure, he isn’t the superstar Magic Johnson had marketed him to be, but the New Orleans Pelicans guard has definitely proven to be a great potential All-Star calibre player.

As everyone knows, Ball was the 2nd pick of the 2017 Draft, only behind Markelle Fultz. Even though one would believe that there were quite a few players who were better picks than Zo, no one can

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Private colleges across America can’t pay their bills

Behind the scenes in colleges across the U.S., institutions are having trouble paying their bills.

Why it matters: There’s a reckoning coming in higher education — especially for smaller, private liberal arts schools — that’s been years in the making. In obvious ways, COVID-19 accelerated some of the trends, but college finances have been hurting for a while.

  • Pandemic-era government stimulus funds helped a slew of schools gain another year or two of financial runway.
  • Yes, but: Restructuring advisors that work with higher ed institutions as clients say there’s been an uptick in schools that are beginning to explore financial
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PGA Tour University graduates make professional debuts

PGA Tour University was designed to streamline the process for college players to advance to the professional level, and two weeks ago the inaugural class was announced.

This week the five players who earned Korn Ferry Tour membership through the end of the regular season made their professional debuts, with three players competing in the Korn Ferry Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am and two at the PGA Tour’s Palmetto Championship. Next week the 10 players who earned Forme Tour membership will begin their pro careers at the L&J Golf Championship.

Here’s how each of the five players fared in their professional

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Science, Groupthink and a Wuhan Lab Leak



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Martin Kozlowski

Regarding Steven Quay and Richard Muller’s “The Science Suggests a Wuhan Lab Leak” (op-ed, June 7): It has been 18 months since the pandemic broke out. Neither the original source of the virus nor the intermediary animal has been traced to confirm the zoonotic spread. For all these months, the Chinese have had the means to find out. In the absence of confirmation of a proof favoring the natural-origin theory, the lab-leak theory is gaining traction. The presence of the double CGG sequence is definitely building scientific circumstantial evidence for the

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Demi Lovato Was ‘Afraid’ About What Their Career ‘Would Look Like’ If They Weren’t ‘Hyper-Feminine’

Demi Lovato worried about what their career would be like if they weren’t feminine in their career.

While chatting with trans boxer Patricio Manuel on their 4D with Demi Lovato podcast, the singer-songwriter – who recently came out as non-binary – shared that they worried what living their truth would do to their career.

“I know what it’s like to have your dream feel like it can hold you back, but it’s quite the opposite,” Lovato, 28, said. “Now that I am living my truth, my art has just become that much greater because my art is a reflection of

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