The “adversity score” will take into account the social and economic backgrounds of SAT takers, and will be awarded based on a 15-factor analysis, the Wall Street Journal reports. Students will be judged on “the crime rate and poverty levels of the student’s high school and neighborhood,” the student’s “housing environment,” the student’s parents’ income and education levels, and whether the student had access to higher-level and advanced placement (AP) classes.
According to Teen Vogue editors and allies, biological sex, as defined by X and Y chromosomes in a person’s DNA, is a completely made-up concept and “social construct” that exists solely to discriminate against people who identify as LGBTQ.
New York Times columnist blasts Trump for giving Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods, rather than someone who has ‘shown courage and made sacrifices on behalf of the nation’.
Melissa Denton, a 42-year-old British woman with two failed marriages and two children from broken homes, decided to marry herself recently and is encouraging other women to participate in similar ceremonies.
The Handsome Her cafe, which only opened a few years ago and was located in inner city Melbourne, described itself as “by women, for women”.
The venue attracted headlines in 2017 for challenging the “gender pay gap” (which doesn’t exist) by charging men extra.
At the time, the cafe’s management claimed the attention left them “jam-packed with customers showing their support”.
The official, who spoke anonymously about the ongoing investigation, said investigators still don’t have the green light to work in the cathedral and search in the rubble for safety reasons. He told The Associated Press the monument is still being consolidated with wooden planks to support some fragile parts of the walls.
So they’re just making up excuses from a comfy office?
The case has shocked Germany, but despite the extremely serious allegations, police are now saying that almost all the incriminating digital evidence has gone missing – and that they apparently forgot to make backups.
Technicians did not have protective clothing, so they purchased dish-washing and gardening gloves from a general store. They then used a broken mop handle to lift the contaminated buckets into a truck.
Stephenson said the containers were stored next to a taxidermy exhibit, where children on tours sometimes stopped for presentations, sitting next to uranium for 30 minutes or more. By his calculation, those children could have received radiation dosages in excess of federal safety standards within three seconds, and adults could have suffered dangerous exposure in less than a half-minute.
Adidas is pulling a shoe it designed to commemorate Black History Month after customers and social media users expressed confusion and disappointment in the design. The running shoe is an all-white edition of their existing Ultraboost Uncaged collection. And while the website doesn’t specify what materials were used to make the shoe, one Twitter user said a store employee told her they were made of cotton.
The PETA organization is speaking out against Popeyes’ use of a new ‘emotional support chicken’ meal carriers being sold at Philadelphia International airport.
Five arrested after activists spray graffiti on Environmental Agency offices in Bristol.
Many fire departments recognize that their lack of diversity as a problem and say they’re committed to increasing racial and gender diversity.
They have become the very thing they claim to despise.
The protesters, which were in full force by 10 a.m. Friday, but gone by 5 p.m., returned on Saturday. They did not, however, dissuade all shoppers.
Protesters, including families and pensioners, began massing on five of London’s main bridges from 10am on Saturday. An hour later, all the crossings had been blocked in one of the biggest acts of peaceful civil disobedience in the UK in decades. Some people locked themselves together, while others linked arms and sang songs.
“A gossiper is a terrorist, because with his tongue he throws a bomb and then walks away, but that tossed bomb destroys the good name of others. Do not forget: to gossip is to kill,” he said.