College Football Playoff Rankings winners and losers: Cincinnati makes history, Notre Dame in bad position

The latest set of College Football Playoff rankings was revealed on Tuesday night, and there were some changes in the top four. Ohio State jumped Alabama into the No. 2 spot after the Buckeyes throttled No. 12 Michigan State, while Cincinnati became the first Group of Five team in history to be ranked in the top four when it chimed in at the No. 4 spot. 

We are headed into rivalry weekend with plenty of intrigue around the country, and there is bound to be more chaos between now and Selection Sunday on Dec. 5. Let’s break down the

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Hong Kong protest film wins at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’

Kiwi Chow’s “Revolution of Our Times” was named best documentary, prompting a long round of applause and shouts of support for Hong Kong from audience members at the glitzy event in Taipei.

Chow, who sent a pre-recorded message from Hong Kong expressing thanks for the award, dedicated the film to Hong Kong’s people, saying he hoped it would bring them some comfort.

“I cried a lot when I produced this film; several times I comforted myself with this film, to express my anger, hatred, to face my fear and trauma,” he said, his voice cracking with emotion.

Native Hongkonger
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Ohio Vax-2-School scholarship program’s second deadline is Sunday

CLEVELAND (WJW) — There are two deadlines left for those looking to sign up for Ohio’s Vax-2-School scholarship program (the first one came last weekend).

Yes, Ohioans ages 5-25 who have received at least their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine are now eligible to win up to $100,000 in scholarships.

Unlike Ohio’s previous Vax-a-Million program, Vax-2-School is offering a bevy of payouts rather than just five $1 million prizes and five full-ride scholarship prizes. With this, the state is offering 150 $10,000 scholarships and

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6 scholarships for students who want to study abroad

There has been a recent surge in students aspiring to study abroad. The factors responsible for this recent phenomenon of a stellar rise in international university applications pertain to the healthcare infrastructure, stayback facilities provided, growth in the Indian economy and variety in the courses offered by the International Universities.

Despite such facilities, there arises one major constraint that does pull down the Indian aspirants and their parents is the financial burden. One must acknowledge that studying in most countries worldwide is not affordable unless the student and parents are aware of and benefit from the scholarships and financial aid

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Ghana’s Economy Is Recovering – Abu Jinapor

The Minster of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has said Ghana’s economy is recovering contrary to cynicism by the opposition that the economy is deteriorating.

He said “Out of the efforts of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the economy is recovering”.

Mr Jinapor, who was contributing to the ongoing debate on the 2022 budget statement and economic policy of government, on Wednesday, at Parliament, said the budget sought to respond to Ghana’s peculiar challenges that has arisen as a result of COVID-19, and must be supported.

He said: “Mr Speaker, just on Monday, the Bank of Ghana reported

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The little-known Black history of the wing

In the city of Buffalo, the Buffalo wing does not exist. There are only wings. And it is a truth universally acknowledged that the wings were born in Buffalo

Alongside Rick James and the Goo Goo Dolls, the hot wing stands as Buffalo’s most famous export of the past 60 years. On Super Bowl Sunday alone, sticky-fingered Americans might pick clean 1.4 billion of the chicken’s dinkiest, boniest cut. 

The wings’ rudiments are by now so well-known to every college-town sports bar they might as well be a natural resource. There are the crispy-fried chicken wings cracked into drumettes

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Denver Scholarship Foundation scholar comes full circle

DENVER — Making college a possibility for thousands of Denver Public School students is the mission of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, which is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this month.

That’s 15 years of Denver students showing what they can do when given the opportunity.

One of the first scholars from 15 years ago, Derrek Sandoval, has been a success story that has come full circle.

“At a very young age, my parents instilled in me you are going to college,” Sandoval said. “We don’t know what that looks like or how we’re going to pay for it, but it’s something

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NSE Awards Scholarship to UTME Engineering Candidates

Funmi Ogundare

For their outstanding performance in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has awarded scholarships to the engineering candidates to enrich the management and practice of the profession in the country.

The NSE last year had instituted a scholarship award of N16 million to encourage candidates who intend to study engineering-related courses in the university. The beneficiaries will enjoy a scholarship of N1,000,000 each for five years after gaining admission into the university of their choice studying Engineering.

The beneficiaries include Miss Agnes

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Georgia university system refuses to rename buildings, insists ‘history’ teaches ‘important lessons’

Georgia’s public university system will not rename any of its 75 buildings with ties to slavery or racial segregation, explaining that “history can teach us important lessons.”

“The purpose of history is to instruct,” the Board of Regents for Georgia’s public university system wrote in a statement. “History can teach us important lessons, lessons that if understood and applied make Georgia and its people stronger.”

The board voted unanimously on Monday against such changes, nearly a year after it established a committee to study the names and potential changes. The internal committee had advised that changes be made to

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LearnAm breaks the language barrier to digital education and inclusion

The World Bank said some years back, that over 230 million jobs will require digital skills by 2020. The figure is way higher than this now but the reality for developing countries in Africa is that the language barrier still stands as a barrier to rapid digital education towards a skilled economy. The pandemic made the digital gap even more obvious, with the lockdown causing loss of jobs and a general shift towards remote working and demand for digital skills.

And then, ScholarX comes up with LearnAm – a learning platform that allows people acquire knowledge and digital skills in

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