Looted cockerel to be returned to Nigeria

Nov 11, 2021

Image source, Chris Loades Image caption, The Benin bronze cockerel is to be returned to Nigeria later this month A bronze cockerel kept at Cambridge University that had been looted in a British raid on what is now Nigeria will be handed back this month. The Benin bronze, also known as an "okukor", has been given to Jesus College since 1905. It was taken off display in 2016 and the Legacy of Slavery Working Party, (LSWP), recommended that it be return ...read more

Looted cockerel to be returned to Nigeria

Nov 13, 2021

Image source, Chris Loades Caption for the image Later this month, the Benin bronze cockerel will be returned to Nigeria The British invaded Nigeria in 1898 and looted a bronze cockerel from Cambridge University. It will be returned to its owner this month The Benin bronze, also known as an "okukor", has been given to Jesus College since 1905. In 2016, it was removed from the display. The Legacy of Slavery Working Party(LSWP) recommended that it be res ...read more

Reuters: Nigeria's first precedent is set by the return of Bronze from Cambridge College

Nov 15, 2021

This undated image from social media shows a looted Benin Bronze artifact. It was taken October 27, 2021, after Cambridge University announced that it would return the sculpture to Nigeria. Courtesy of Chris Loades/Jesus College, Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A Cambridge University college and a Paris museum on Wednesday handed back cultural artefacts looted from West Africa during the colonial era, setting a precedent that will pressure ot ...read more

Democrats: Scaling Back Budget Bill; Press for Compromise By Week's End

Nov 19, 2021

While they were working to reduce their flagship domestic policy bill to a manageable size, President Biden informed Democrats that a proposal for two years of community college at no cost would be most likely to be dropped. After meeting with President Biden Tuesday, Representative Pramila Jayapal, Washington, is seen pictured outside the White House. She said that the cost of the package was not what she wanted. Credit... Doug Mills/The New York Times ...read more

College Basketball: There are many changes

Nov 21, 2021

Many players are eligible to transfer and play for the N.C.A.A. title. Ochai Agbaji, Kansas, scored 29 points in the win over Michigan State Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Credit... Frank Franklin II/Associated Press Nov. 10, 2021 On Tuesday night, Madison Square Garden hosted a showcase that raised the curtain on the men’s college basketball season. 9 Duke beating Kentucky, 79-71, and No. 3 Kansas topping Michigan State, 87-74, ...read more

Former U.S.C. Former U.S.C. Official to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam

Nov 23, 2021

Donna Heinel confessed to being part in a scheme to help fake athletes get into top universities. This was in return for bribes. According to federal prosecutors, Donna Heinel was a former USC Athletics Administrator who received more than $1.3 Million in bribes. Credit... Steven Senne/Associated Press Nov. 5, 2021 An ex-University of Southern California athletic administrator has pleaded guilty to conspiring to recruit fake athletes to ...read more

Indicted for arson in California wildfires by former college instructor of criminal justice

Nov 25, 2021

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Boston College and Virginia Tech battle tailspin in ACC Friday feature – Reuters

Nov 27, 2021

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JPMorgan chief executive quickly backtracks on joke about China's Communist Party: "I regret and should not have made that comment."

Nov 29, 2021

Entrepreneur United States is an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. An offhand joke could be misinterpreted in the midst of the tense atmosphere between the U.S. and Chinese politics. This was the case for JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, who made a joke that went a little too far at a college event. Bloomberg Dimon spoke Tuesday at a series of Boston College CEO interviews. One audience asked Dimon about China and he joked about China's Communi ...read more

Cal vs. U.S.C. Football Game Has Been Postponed by Covid

Dec 1, 2021

Cal Coach Justin Wilcox, center, led a short-handed team during the Golden Bears' most recent game. Cal's game against Southern California on Saturday was postponed. Credit... Jed Jacobsohn/Associated Press The University of California, Berkeley announced Tuesday night that it had postponed Saturday's football game due to positive coronavirus infections among its players. Due to the virus, the matchup against University of Southern Californ ...read more

St. John Bosco and Mater Dei Look a Lot Like Division I Programs

Dec 3, 2021

BELLFLOWER, Calif. -- The scent of seared carne asada wafted through the parking lot on a Friday evening last month at St. John Bosco High, an all-boys school tucked in the southeast corner of Los Angeles County. An overflow crowd of 6,000 -- some hanging over railings, others sitting on $75 end zone bar stools with table service -- packed into Panish Family Stadium, a $7.2 million football stadium with a state-of-the-art video board. A machine spewed fog, lights flashed and a ...read more

College is not designed to prepare you for the job market

Dec 5, 2021

This article was translated using AI technology from the Spanish edition. Errors may exist due to this process. Entrepreneur contributors do not necessarily agree with the views expressed. You're reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. When I began working at a startup, the first realization I got was that my four years of marketing experience was insufficient for what was ahead. I was hired as a Marketing Associate withi ...read more

Why You Should Master the Art of 'Lazy' Exercise

Dec 7, 2021

Photo: wavebreakmedia (Shutterstock) In college, I knew a girl who did a lot of her studying at the gym. She'd bring a textbook and prop it up on the treadmill, and somehow it worked for her. I never tried it. It would result in me having a bouncey book, a bad workout, and not being able to tell you a word I had written. Although I don't know how she did it exactly, I have a similar habit. My morning routine consists of hopping on a spinning bike to do some cardio. M ...read more

Key Games in the Last Week of College Football's Regular Season

Dec 13, 2021

This weekend's rivalries could lead to some familial bickering at the dinner table. But there are national title implications, too. Ohio State moved to No. 2 after a dominant win over a ranked Michigan State football team. However, the Buckeyes face a tough test at No. 5 Michigan to close the regular season. Credit... Jay Laprete/Associated Press Published November 24, 2021 Last Updated November 27, 2021 The end of college football's regul ...read more

The Smaller, Everyday Deals for College Athletes Under New Rules

Dec 15, 2021

Although players with six-figure deals have attracted most of the public attention, thousands of athletes are pulling in just enough for books or date nights under name, image and likeness agreements. Emily O'Donnell, left, and Emelie Curtis, center, teammates on the Duquesne University lacrosse team, finish a lacrosse clinic in Pittsburgh. Credit... Jared Wickerham, The New York Times Dec. 9, 2021 PITTSBURGH -- Dean Curtis and Traci Curti ...read more