Faculty Council meeting held Sept. 3

first_imgOn Sept. 3, the Faculty Council welcomed new members, reviewed history and policies, elected subcommittees for 2014-15, discussed the work of the council in the new academic year, and discussed proposed changes to course scheduling.The council next meets on Sept. 17. The preliminary deadline for the Oct. 7 meeting of the faculty is Sept. 9 at noon.last_img

‘From Adams and Keown to these two’: Mustafi and David Luiz mocked by Agbonlahor

first_imgAgbonlahor aimed a swiped at the pair (Picture: Getty)‘But a centre-half? Honestly if I was anyone in this League now playing against David Luiz, my team-talk before the game as a manager would be to target him.‘Balls down the channels, because he hasn’t got the legs and he’s not a Premier League defender anymore. No offence to him, but he’s just not,  he’s not got the legs and the speed anymore.‘If there were fans in the stadium, David Luiz plays again and he makes one mistake those fans will do what they did to (Granit) Xhaka‘Mustafi is just as bad, so to have two useless defenders…Arsenal fans must be thinking what’s going on here? From Adams and Keown to these two…’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. ‘The next game Luiz plays, if he has a beast, I’m telling you Arsenal TV, Troopz and all the guys will be outside the stadium causing carnage.‘I heard on the radio the other day someone said he’s a world-class defender, he was. ‘I remember we played against him for Villa in 2006 in a pre-season friendly. He was at Benfica and Martin O’Neill chased him around the pitch to hug him because he was so good.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He’s had a great career but it’s like anyone, when you get that bit older you lose your legs and pace.‘He’s a defender that like to be so casual, he likes to have a bit of fun back there. He gets bored, he should be a defensive midfielder in a team when he’s got runners around him.‘He’ll have a bit of fun as a defensive midfielder, ping his balls and go and take some shots. Advertisement Luiz and Mustafi have come under fire (Picture: Getty)Gabriel Agbonlahor thinks David Luiz is no longer a ‘Premier League defender’ and classed him and Shkodran Mustafi as ‘useless’.The former England international and Aston Villa striker was surprised that Luiz earned a new deal at the Emirates after some questionnable performances this season. And he thinks the lack of leaders in the dressing room is a serious concern for Arsenal.‘No-one there is going to go into that changing room and absolutely scream and shout, there’s no-one,’ the former Villan told the TheConv3rsation podcast.ADVERTISEMENT‘They’ll probably be in there and just like ‘oh unlucky David Luiz let’s have a game of Nintendo DS on the coach afterwards’.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘There are no leaders in there, there’s no Tony Adams, Ray Parlour or Martin Keown. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 28 Jun 2020 3:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kShares Comment Advertisement ‘From Adams and Keown to these two’: Mustafi and David Luiz mocked by Agbonlahor “Arsenal are lucky there are no fans in the stadium because I have no idea how he has earned a new deal. It’s hard to believe they’ve gone from Adams & Keown to him and Mustafi.”Gabby Agbonlahor tells @MirrorDarren he is surprised at an extended contract for David Luiz. pic.twitter.com/jd9dkF8vvz— @TheConv3rsation (@theconv3rsation) June 28, 2020last_img read more

Coast guard tells groups: Observe safety measures at sea

first_imgBORACAY SEA TRAGEDY. Coastguards retrieve the body of a drowned dragon boat rower in Boracay Island on Sept. 25, 2019. The dragon boat paddlers were holding on to the boat. However, strong waves made the boat roll over, making it unstable and displacing the paddlers, according to the Public Information Unit of the municipality of Malay, Aklan which has jurisdiction over Boracay. PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD PHOTO Seven members of the team were declared “deadon arrival” at the Metropolitan Doctors Clinic in Balabag. They were Mark Vincent Navarette, Johann Tan,John Vincent Natividad, Comar Acob, Richel Montuya, Rose Antonette Supranes andJohann’s wife Maricel. “Sananabigyan natin sila ng guidance or assessment kung safe ang dagat at na-check angkanilang mga kagamitan,” he added. The 20 paddlers and a steerman managed to swimthrough rough torrents and hold on to the boat, but only 14 survived. Acevedo said that if the PCG was informedabout the activity, its personnel could have assessed the safety of venturingout into the sea before the group headed out. MALAY, Aklan – The Philippine Coast Guard(PCG) reminded swimming and paddlers associations to observe safety measureswhen venturing out into the sea after seven members of a dragon boat team diedin an accident in Boracay Island. The survivors were identified as team leaderVon Navarosa, Janice Lumbo, Yhen Aytona, Jaylord Violanda, Edwin Paradai, MarcSabadao, Lanie Ordas, Kenneth Bandalan, Robel Licerio, Jao Javier Buenaventura,Kathleen Sabadao, Mark Baccay, Julia Kurbaniizova (a Russian), and Maggie Xie(a Chinese). The team was training in the waters of Bulabogbeach for the Kaohsiung Taiwan Cup scheduled in November. Boat trips have resumed from Caticlan jettyport to Cagban port in Boracay Island.(Witha report from Akean Forum/PN) Initial investigation showed paddlers have nolife vests when their boat capsized about 200 to 300 meters from the shorelineof Lingganay Resort in Sitio Tulubhan in Barangay Manoc-Manoc. “Napuno ngtubig ang bangka dahil sa laki ng alon.Ang mga paddlers ay kumapit sa bangkangunit sa laki ng alon, napahiwalay ang mga ito sa bangka,” Acevedo said. “Ang pakayng ating imbestigasyon ay hindi maghanap kung sino ang may kasalanan.Kailangang matukoy natin ang katotohanan sa nangyari,”he added. He added Navarosa, one of the survivors, wasbrought to a hospital in Kalibo and was still undergoing treatment. Lieutenant Commander Marlowe Acevedo of thePCG-Caticlan said the unfortunate incident could have been avoided if the teamalerted the PCG that it was conducting training on Sept. 25.     Acevedo said the survivors were in goodcondition when they were released a few hours after receiving medical treatmentin hospitals and a medical clinic in Boracay. “Sapagkakaalam natin, every year ginagawa nila ang training. We expect na marunong silang lumangoy o may kaalaman sa paglangoy dahil sanature ng kanilang activity. Wala tayong impormasyong natanggap nanandoon sila bago ang insidente,” Acevedo added.   last_img read more

US Reinstates Federal Death Penalty, 5 Executions Immediately Ordered

first_imgThe Justice Department announced Thursday that it will reinstate the death penalty after nearly two decades.Attorney General Bill Barr immediately ordered the death penalty related to five death-row inmates convicted of murder, and in some cases raping children and the elderly.“The federal inmates whose executions have been scheduled are Daniel Lewis Lee, a member of a white supremacist group convicted of killing a family of three, including an 8-year-old girl; Lezmond Mitchell, convicted of stabbing to death a 63-year-old woman; Wesley Ira Purkey, convicted of raping and murdering a 16-year-old girl; Alfred Bourgeois, convicted of sexually molesting and beating to death his 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter; and Dustin Lee Honken, convicted of shooting five people to death,” NBC news reports.The executions are set to take place in December 2019 and January 2020.Barr said in a statement the Justice Department owes it to the victims and their families to “carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system.”According to reports, there are currently 62 inmates on federal death row including convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof.The last federal execution occurred in 2003.last_img read more

“Egregious” Behavior Gets Two Miami Police Officers Fired

first_imgA police chief in Miami-Dade County said she recently released two of her officers from the department for “egregious” behavior.Miami Gardens Police Chief Delma Noel-Pratt explained Wednesday that the two men, identified as Jaiver Castano and Jordy Yanes Matel, are under a criminal investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. One of the officers is accused of physically attacking a suspect’s acquaintance. Meanwhile, the other officer is accused of trying to cover up that act by not downloading his bodycam footage, which is officers are required to download after every shift.Records show the Miami Gardens Police Department hired Castano in August 2018 and Yanes Matel in October of that year.According to the victim in the case, the beating happened on March 21 at the RaceTrac gas station located at 19100 NW 2nd Ave., in Miami Gardens. “I terminated the officers because the behavior was egregious and will not be tolerated at the department,” Noel-Pratt added in a statement.center_img The firings took place due to a beating that was caught on several videos.last_img read more