The Daily Populous

Wednesday June 23rd, 2021 night edition

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Boys at a northern beaches Anglican school were told to choose the qualities they looked for in a girl from a list that allocated more points for virginity, looks, and strong Christian values than for generosity and adventurousness.

The year 10 male students at co-ed St Luke’s Grammar School were separated from the female students for the Christian studies exercise.

In another classroom, girls were given articles to read about why remaining a virgin until marriage was important.

The female students were furious when they heard about the exercise given to the boys.

“All the girls were disgusted and really offended,” said one student.

Some boys laughingly described their task as “build a bitch”.

The school’s headmaster Geoff Lancaster late last week sent parents a letter to apologise and addressed the year 10 students directly on Monday, acknowledging the material was inappropriate and pledged to personally oversee a review of Christian studies lessons. »

The problem isn’t remote working – it’s clinging to office-based practices | Alexia Cambon

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Now, the global workforce is demanding its right to retain the autonomy it gained through increased flexibility as societies open up again.

The problem is that, though most office workers are currently working from home, the way we work is still inherently office-centric.

Pretty much all of our work practices – when we work, where we work, how we work – are designed around location. »

BP is planning to drill for fossil gas on edge of world’s largest cold-water coral reef

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BP is planning to drill for fossil gas on the edge of the world’s largest cold-water coral reef – raising the risk of biodiversity loss, further global heating and toxic fuel spills.

A BP spokesperson said they were unable to comment on Rystad’s projection, and declined to provide their own forecast.

BP’s fossil gas development threatens an expansive cold-water coral reef off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal (TL, Sven Loven Centre, Uni Gothenburg). »

A coronavirus outbreak hit a Florida government building. Two people are dead but a vaccinated employee wasn't infected

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The outbreak began in the IT department, according to Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes, who is also an epidemiologist.

One employee who was in the hospital died and another employee who was not hospitalized also died, Hopes told CNN's Erin Burnett.

The only exposed employee in the IT office who was vaccinated did not get infected, Hopes said. »