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Neil Jones (footballer)

Neil Warren Jones is a New Zealand collegiate soccer coach and former professional footballer. Jones is the current head coach of the Loyola Ramblers men's soccer team at Loyola University Chicago. Jones was born 16 February 1982 in New Zealand, to parents Fran and Barry Jones. Growing up in New Zealand, he spent time with many football clubs, among them Rangitoto, East Coast Bays AFC, Dunedin Technical, Waitakere City F. C. and Westlake Boys High School. He would attend the University of Otago before transferring to the University of California, Santa Barbara. While at UCSB, Jones was a student-athlete on the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's soccer team, studying in the nationally-ranked UCSB Geography Program. Alongside fellow Kiwi freshman defender Tony Lochhead, Jones appeared in 14 games, scoring 3 goals and adding an assist, he was moved in his sophomore year from defense to forward by coach Tim Vom Steeg. As a forward, Jones led the attack for the Gauchos and culminated in an appearance of the 2004 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship final match, losing on penalties.

For his UCSB career, Jones scored 36 goals with 15 assists. While enrolled at UCSB, Jones appeared for Cape Cod Crusaders of the USL PDL. In 2004 alongside Gaucho teammate Drew McAthy, Jones scored 3 goals. After leaving Santa Barbara, Jones went on trial with European clubs, including Atlético Madrid and Aalesunds FK, in hopes of securing a professional contract. While with Aalesunds FK, the training staff were impressed with his play and wanted Jones to play in front of manager Ivar Morten Normark, out on holiday, he appeared in a friendly match for Aalesunds against IL Hødd, but he was forced to leave just minutes from the start after fracturing his leg, ending his trial with the club. After rehabbing from his injury, Jones spent time with East Coast Bays AFC, he signed a short-term contract with Queensland Roar FC of the A-League. Jones was unable to find his way on to the opening day roster and never competed in a league game for Queensland, he spent time with Kuala Lumpur FA of the Malaysia Premier League before ending his playing career in 2005.

Neil has represented New Zealand at the U17, U20, U23, Senior International squads. As a member of the New Zealand U17 "dream team", Jones competed in the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in New Zealand, he appeared in all three of New Zealand's Group A games. Jones was named to the New Zealand senior international team for the 2004 OFC Nations Cup for 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, he scored a goal. A His last appearance was two days on 6 June against Fiji, it was announced in March 2006 that Jones was added to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's soccer team coaching staff by Tim Vom Steeg as an assistant coach. The team would go on to win the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship. After four seasons at his alma mater, Jones moved on to be an assistant coach at Northwestern University in Evanston, under Tim Lenahan. Ahead of the 2012 season, Jones was promoted to associate head coach. On 20 December 2012, Jones was introduced as the head coach of Loyola University Chicago's men's soccer team.

Source: A FIFA and the Oceania Football Confederation have credited Jones with one international goal while multiple other sources, including Soccer America, ESPN, The Age, have credited him with two. Neil Jones – FIFA competition record Loyola coaching profile Northwestern coaching profile UC Santa Barbara coaching profile New Zealand Soccer Association player profile UC Santa Barbara player profile

Resolvent (Galois theory)

In Galois theory, a discipline within the field of abstract algebra, a resolvent for a permutation group G is a polynomial whose coefficients depend polynomially on the coefficients of a given polynomial p and has speaking, a rational root if and only if the Galois group of p is included in G. More if the Galois group is included in G the resolvent has a rational root, the converse is true if the rational root is a simple root. Resolvents were systematically used by Évariste Galois. Nowadays they are still a fundamental tool to compute Galois groups; the simplest examples of resolvents are X 2 − Δ where Δ is the discriminant, a resolvent for the alternating group. In the case of a cubic equation, this resolvent is sometimes called the quadratic resolvent; the cubic resolvent of a quartic equation, a resolvent for the dihedral group of 8 elements. The Cayley resolvent is a resolvent for the maximal resoluble Galois group in degree five, it is a polynomial of degree 6. These three resolvents have the property of being always separable, which means that, if they have a multiple root the polynomial p is not irreducible.

It is not known. For every equation the roots may be expressed in terms of radicals and of a root of a resolvent for a resoluble group, the Galois group of the equation over the field generated by this root is resoluble. Let n be a positive integer, which will be the degree of the equation that we will consider, an ordered list of indeterminates; this defines the generic polynomial of degree n F = X n + ∑ i = 1 n i E i X n − i = ∏ i = 1 n, where Ei is the ith elementary symmetric polynomial. The symmetric group Sn acts on the Xi by permuting them, this induces an action on the polynomials in the Xi; the stabilizer of a given polynomial under this action is trivial, but some polynomials have a bigger stabilizer. For example, the stabilizer of an elementary symmetric polynomial is the whole group Sn. If the stabilizer is non-trivial, the polynomial is fixed by some non-trivial subgroup G. Finding invariants for a given subgroup G of Sn is easy; however it may occur. For example, consider the case of the subgroup G of S4 of order 4, consisting of, the identity.

The monomial X1X2 gives the invariant 2. It is not a resolvent invariant for G, as being invariant by, in fact, it is a resolvent invariant for the dihedral subgroup ⟨, ⟩, is used to define the resolvent cubic of the quartic equation. If P is a resolvent invariant for a group G of index m its orbit under Sn has order m. Let P1... Pm be the elements of this orbit; the polynomial R G = ∏ i = 1 m is invariant under Sn. Thus, when expanded, its coefficients are polynomials in the Xi that are invariant under the action of the symmetry group and thus may be expressed as polynomials in the elementary symmetric polynomials. In other words, RG is an irreducible polynomial in Y whose coefficients are polynomial in the coefficients of F. Having the resolvent invariant as a root, it is called a resolvent. Consider now an irreducible polynomial f = X n + ∑ i = 1 n a i X n − i = ∏ i = 1 n, with coefficients in a given field K and roots xi in an algebraically closed field extension. Substituting the Xi by the xi and the coefficients of F by those of f in what precedes, we get a polynomial R G called resolvent or specialized resolvent in case of ambiguity).

If the Galois group of f is contained in G, the specialization of the resolvent invariant is invariant by G and is thus a root of R G that belongs to K. Conversely, if R G has a ra

Lovingston, Virginia

Lovingston is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Nelson County, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 520, its ZIP Code is 22949. It was among the communities affected by flash flooding from Hurricane Camille in 1969. Lovingston is part of the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area; the Lovingston High School, Lovingston Historic District, the Nelson County Courthouse are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The town was formed in 1807 and has been the county seat of Nelson County since 1809 when the courthouse was built in the center of town; the original 30-acre parcel of land on which the town sits was given by the Loving family, a influential family over the years of the town's history. The town is dominated by the courthouse in the center of town with a grid pattern of streets surrounding it. Front and Spring streets run in a north-south direction while Main and Pleasant streets run in an east-west direction; the layout of the town was designed by George W. Varnum and the original design is still present today with few alterations.

The courthouse is a significant marker of Lovingston's history as a courthouse town. It was the first public building built after the town's formation in 1807, expansions have enabled it to remain in use to the present. Notable buildings in the square include the Whitehead Law office, the First Clerk's office, the original jail, based on a design from Thomas Jefferson. Along Court Street were several taverns and hotels where people would gather to dine and rest on court days. Court days were a weekly event; the entire square would be filled with court attendees and their families picnicking and socializing. The courthouse was designed by Shelton Crosthwait and is derived from the English town hall plan featuring a two-story temple front with a ground floor arcaded piazza; this design bridges the gap between colonial courthouse design and the Jeffersonian temple form. The hurricane of 1969 was a profound event. Dr. Robert H. Simpson at the National Hurricane Center called Hurricane Camille "the greatest recorded storm to hit a populated area of the Western hemisphere."

Thirty-three inches of measured rain fell in a short period of five hours in town, the day prior five inches in a half-hour and 153 Virginians were killed, three of whom lived in Lovingston, some still missing. Many buildings were destroyed and 70 more were damaged; the town was sited to avoid heavy flooding. Lovingston served as the center of recovery operations after the storm. 185 miles of road were damaged or lost in the flood. The 153 Nelson County residents lost to Hurricane Camille have been commemorated in a number of ways over the years. In the Courthouse Square stands a monument honoring the 153 Nelson County residents who died in the tragedy; the town has been recognized on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places since 2005 with 134 contributing buildings and sites within 225-acre designated historic area. Architectural styles present include Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival and Modern Movements, as well as commercial and governmental buildings.

Lovingston is located in Nelson County in the center of the Commonwealth of Virginia along U. S. 29 just west of Peebles Mountain. The village has a total area of all of it land. Lovingston is 147 miles from Washington, D. C. and 102 miles from Richmond. Lovingston has a four-season humid subtropical climate, with all months being well-watered, though the period from May to September is the wettest. Winters are somewhat cool, with a January average of 34.5 °F. Spring and autumn provide transitions of reasonable length. Summers are hot and humid, with July averaging 75.6 °F. Snowfall is variable from year to year but is light and does not remain on the ground for long, averaging 17.1 inches. As of the 2010 census, there were 520 people, 231 households, 114 families residing in the town. There were 262 housing units; the racial makeup of the city was 72.5% White, 19.6% Black or African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 1.2% from other races, 4.8% from two or more races. 2.7 % of the population were Latinos of any race.

Of the 231 households, 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 14.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 50.6% were non-families. 46.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 37.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The age distribution was 16.5 % under the age of 20.4 % who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53.5 years. The median income for a household in the city was $26,964, the median income for a family was $70,486; the per capita income for the city was $22,411. About 6% of the population was below the poverty line. Lovingston became an independent town in 1871 and was de-incorporated in 1938, it has been the second seat of Nelson County since its formation in 1807 when Colleen was the original seat of Government for what is Amherst County which Nelson County split away from. Lovingston has been home to the courthouse since its construction in 1809. Lovingston sits in the 59th District of the Virginia House of Delegates, represented by Republican Matt Fariss and the 25th District of the Senate of Virginia, represented by Democrat Creigh Deeds

Kabir Singh

Kabir Singh is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film written and directed by Sandeep Vanga. It is a remake of his own Telugu film Arjun Reddy. Jointly produced by Cine1 Studios and T-Series, the film stars Kiara Advani. Kapoor plays Kabir Singh, a surgeon who spirals into self-destruction when his girlfriend, Preeti leaves him. Principal photography began in October 2018 and ended in March 2019; the film was theatrically released in India on 21 June 2019 and received mixed reviews, with criticism directed at it for glamorising misogyny and toxic masculinity, though Kapoor's performance was praised. It grossed over ₹379 crore, becoming the second highest grossing Bollywood film of 2019. Kabir Rajdheer Singh is a house surgeon at Delhi Institute of Medical Sciences. Despite being a brilliant student, he has severe anger management problems that earn the wrath of the college dean. Kabir's aggressive nature earns him a reputation among his juniors as a college bully. After having a brawl with Amit, one of the team members from another college alongside his friend Kamal against other members of the opposing team who ridiculed them during an inter-college football match, the dean asks Kabir to either apologise or leave the college.

Kabir chooses to leave but stays back after meeting and falling in love with first-year student Preeti Sikka. Kabir and his friend Shiva enter a third-year classroom and announce that Kabir is in love with Preeti, asserting that she is exclusive to him. Afraid, Preeti starts adjusting herself to Kabir's overbearing attitude, she reciprocates his feelings, they develop an intimate relationship. Kabir graduates with an MBBS degree and leaves for Mussoorie to pursue a postgraduate degree in Orthopedic surgery. Over the course of three years and Preeti's relationship becomes stronger. Months Kabir visits Preeti's house, where her father, sees them kissing and throws Kabir out. Harpal opposes Kabir's relationship since he dislikes Kabir's personality. Kabir demands. By the time she manages to visit Kabir's house, he is drunk, injects morphine into himself, becomes unconscious for two days, missing his elder brother Karan's wedding in the process. Preeti is forcibly married to another man named Jatinder from her caste.

Kabir goes to her house in protest. He gets arrested for making a scene. Kabir's father, ostracises him from the family home for damaging his reputation. With Shiva's help, Kabir joins a private hospital as a surgeon. To cope with his emotions, he starts taking drugs, attempts one-night stands, buys a pet dog and names it after Preeti, drinks alcohol. Within months, he becomes a successful surgeon and a high-functioning alcoholic feared by the hospital's staff members, one reason being his high surgery count. Kabir's self-destructive refusal to move on worries Shiva and Kamal, he persuades one of his patients, Jia Sharma, a leading film star, to have a no-strings relationship with him, which he ends when she falls in love with him. Karan realises what he has been doing since leaving home, he unsuccessfully persuades Kabir to return. On a day off, Kabir unwillingly agrees to perform a life-saving surgical operation. During the surgery, he collapses with dehydration; the hospital staff examine his blood samples, which show traces of cocaine.

The hospital chief files a case against Kabir, who accepts the truth on the grounds of violating his professional ethics during an in-house court hearing, despite Shiva and Karan making arrangements to bail him out. Kabir's medical licence is cancelled for five years, he is evicted from the flat; the next morning, Shiva manages to reach Kabir to convey his grandmother Sadhna Kaur's death. Kabir quits his self-destructive habits soon after. While leaving for a vacation, Kabir meets a pregnant Preeti sitting in a park, she refuses to listen or talk to Kabir, but Shiva tells her why Kabir could not accept her earlier. Convinced, Preeti reveals that she left Jatinder three days after their marriage and continued to work in a clinic, she tells Kabir that he is the child's father, they reunite. The pair marries, Harpal apologises for misunderstanding their love for each other; the film ends off with the couple on the beach with their baby, after having their wedding photos taken along with Kabir's family.

After the success of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy, its writer and director Sandeep Vanga wanted to remake it in Hindi with Ranveer Singh. When it did not work out, he approached Shahid Kapoor. However, producers Murad Khetani and Ashwin Varde of Cine1 Studios, who acquired the remake rights for Hindi, wanted Arjun Kapoor to play the male lead. Disappointed, Vanga said, "I've come to know that the remake rights of Arjun Reddy have been sold and it would star Arjun Kapoor. I am caught in a dilemma, as I've locked Shahid for the role. It's a embarrassing situation for me. I don't know how I'll face Shahid." In April 2018, however, it was announced that Shahid Kapoor would star, with Vanga returning as director. Bhushan and Krishan Kumar of T-Series produced the film, while Vinod Bhanushali received a co-producer credit; the dialogue was written by Siddharth–Garima. Santhana Krishnan Ravichandran was selected as the cinematographer, Aarif Sheikh as editor. Vanga was confident that the remake would be more hard hitting than the original: "When I made Arjun Reddy, I wasn't sure where to draw the line in terms of representation of certain thing

Katemeshi

Katemeshi spelled as katé-meshi, was a common peasant food in Japan during the Meiji period and Taishō period. Some laborers and farmers subsisted on the dish during this time, whereas wealthier Japanese people consumed larger quantities of rice, a expensive food compared to the income of some workers. Typical ingredients in the dish included rice, barley and chopped daikon, a mild winter radish. Katemeshi was a rice dish, peasant food and former staple food in Japanese cuisine, common during the Meiji and Taishō periods of Japan. During this time, rice was an expensive food for laborers, some employers fed their workers katemeshi, while feeding themselves with larger quantities of rice and separate side dishes; some farmers in rural Japan subsisted on katemeshi, whereas merchants and samurai who lived in cities consumed larger quantities of rice. Typical ingredients in the preparation of katemeshi included rice, millet, chopped daikon radish root and leaves, other greens; the use of daikon in the dish was common.

Various additional ingredients were used in the dish in regional areas of Japan, based upon food availability. In the Mie prefecture of Japan, potato leaves were used in addition to daikon. In Eastern Japan, white potatoes were used as an ingredient in katemeshi, in Western Japan, sweet potatoes were used. Edible seaweeds such as hijiki and wakame were used as ingredients in coastal areas. Tofu and okara, a leftover pulp by-product from tofu production, were sometimes used in katemeshi. Other ingredients used in the dish in various areas of Japan, when available, included wheat, turnips, taro, soybeans, kidney beans and adzuki beans, among others. Gruel List of Japanese dishes List of rice dishes

Oscar DeGruy

Oscar DeGruy is an American actor who has appeared in over a dozen films and TV shows over 30 years, started the Baháʼí Youth Workshop performance model in 1974, has assisted hip hop artists. DeGruy was a regular on The New Bill Cosby Show for the 1972–1973 season and appeared in shows as diverse as Room 222 to Hill Street Blues, his first role was on The Young Lawyers in 1970, in 2008 he completed work as a supporting actor in Zero Option, based on a true story. In Good Times in 1974 Degruy was featured in a two-part episode "JJ and the Gang". JJ is forced into a gang led by Mad Dog, who wounds JJ. After the trial Mad Dog is confronted by his mother, who confesses "I never thought I could feel this way about my child, but I hate you" and the two exchange emotional arguments over the missing husband/father. JJ's father, James feels sympathy for Mad Dog witnessing the family argument over the absent father. A former member of the Black Panthers DeGruy changed his approach to racism issues and "had to do something" – so he and his wife brought performing arts theater with performance arts of step dance and street dancing together with the Baháʼí principles of equality, racial harmony and unity of religions.

In 1982 DeGruy was joined by Juliet Soopikian and together they co-wrote the workshops's manual in 1987. In 1995 there were over 100 Workshops in the United States and another 100 scattered across 50 other countries. Over 1000 such Workshops have formed over the years. There are several standard performances that are part of the Workshop's manual – one is the "Racism Dance." Two young members from oppositely styled groups come together in the middle of the "stage" and start to become friendly. They are theatrically dragged back to their "own" groups by the blindfolded adults, who communicate through gestures their mistrust of and hatred for the other group, the central players are given blindfolds to wear of their own. In the dramatic climax, the young ones shed their blindfolds, return to center stage, demonstrate the races can unite. At the end, their example leads everyone to remove their blindfolds and come together in a final joyous dance sequence. In 1995 a select group of six young women formed a workshop to perform at the NGO Forum on Women in China, parallel to the UN Fourth World Conference on Women and performed five times.

They were selected to perform in the closing ceremony, before some 15,000 people two pieces – "a dance on domestic violence showing women as peacemakers, a rap on the nobility and dignity of women and the importance of women and men working in partnership." Stepping Official Baháʼí Youth Workshop Websiteseveral websites of various workshops