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SUU Football’s Zach Larsen Named FCS Rimington Award Recipient

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailNEW YORK-Monday, Southern Utah football center, senior Zach Larsen, was announced as the winner of the 2019 Rimington Award at the NCAA FCS level, awarded to the top center in every level of NCAA football.Larsen is a three-time All-Big Sky Conference honoree for the Thunderbirds and earned unanimous first-team honors this season.Larsen is the first Thunderbird to receive this award and the fourth winner from the Big Sky Conference in award history. Written by Tags: Rimington Trophy/SUU Football/Zach Larsen Brad James December 16, 2019 /Sports News – Local SUU Football’s Zach Larsen Named FCS Rimington Award Recipientlast_img read more

Advertising watchdog tackles three companies for misleading ads

first_imgHome » News » Advertising watchdog tackles three companies for misleading ads previous nextRegulation & LawAdvertising watchdog tackles three companies for misleading adsDeveloper and two agents picked up for ASA code breachesNigel Lewis25th October 201601,088 Views Three different property firms including two agents and a developer have made it on to today’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) naughty step after complaints were made against them for publishing misleading ads.The most serious is against London-based agent Harper Brooks, whose website for a 98 unit, £18m new-homes development in Manchester called Grove House was investigated by the ASA following a complaint.Its website for the development,, claimed to offer two-bedroom properties for rent from £650pcm but the complainant said no properties were available at that price, and that no “manned concierge desk” was available, as claimed.The ASA upheld the complaint but also heavily criticises Harper Brooks – which trades as Cambourne Properties Ltd – for not responding to the ASA’s enquiries quickly or adequately enough, which itself is a breach of the ASA’s code. When The Negotiator visited the website earlier today the advert had yet to be amended.The other complaints about misleading ads were less serious and were informally resolved. Hybrid agent YOPA was reported for failing to make it clear that VAT was not included within its ‘savings’ calculator, which shows potential clients how much less they might pay using YOPA compared to a traditional high street agent. YOPA has now amended the copy on its site.Lastly, there was a complaint against developer Springfield Properties in Glasgow for using the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme logo on property photos for developments where the scheme was not applicable. The company has agreed to amend its website, which it has now done.Harper Brooks misleading ads ASA Springfield Properties YOPA October 25, 2016Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

The genius of Dr Allinson

first_imgAre your staff lethargic? Are they difficult to motivate? The solution is simple: wean them off the workplace booze and cheese binges.Hints to shop assistants: “To get good work out of anyone he must be properly fed. An assistant suffering from indigestion, due to heavy meat food, cheese, and ale, cannot properly attend to business. Assistants have told me again and again that they do not have the energy to attend properly to their duties, and many have asked what they shall do to get more vigour as they fear dismissal. Parents will do well to enquire into the food served at large places of business before sending their sons and daughters there, or they may cause them to acquire the beginnings of disease which result in chronic illness or death.”Next week: life and deathlast_img read more

News story: Call for evidence: Home Office approach to charging for services

first_imgThe Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has begun work on an inspection of the Home Office’s charging for services in respect of its asylum, immigration, nationality and customs functions.The inspection will look at the rationale and authority for particular charges, including the amounts charged.It will also look at whether the Home Office is providing the services in question efficiently and effectively, including meeting agreed service levels where these exist, and at the means of redress where individuals are dissatisfied with the service they have received.Where the charged service is a premium option and a free service exists, the inspection will look at the relationship between the two, including how both are resourced and managed.The Independent Chief Inspector will be seeking inputs from the ICIBI’s regular stakeholders, but would also like to encourage contributions from anyone with first-hand knowledge or experience of Home Office charging for services.Please submit your evidence by 16 July 2018.Please email the Chief Inspector: [email protected] write to: ICIBI 5th Floor Globe House 89 Eccleston Square London SW1V 1PNlast_img read more

New York Street To Be Renamed In Honor Of The Ramones

first_imgYou know you’ve made it when they’re naming a street after you. Some 40+ years after the Ramones met at Forest Hills High School, a street on the corner of 67th Avenue and 110th Street near the Queens, NY school will be renamed “The Ramones Way” in honor of the punk icons. All four original band members, Jeffrey Hyman (Joey), Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy), Douglas Colvin (Dee Dee), and John Cummings (Johnny), grew up in the Forest Hills neighborhood.The news of the new street comes by way of DNAInfo, which reports that a bill to introduce co-names for 65 NYC streets was recently approved by the City Council, and is just awaiting a signature from Mayor Bill DeBlasio. There is also currently a street near the old CBGB on Bowery Street and 2nd Avenue, named after Joey Ramone.Ramones – “Rock N’ Roll High School”last_img read more

Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund Announce Funding for the Digital Public Library of America

first_img Read Full Story Washington, DC—The Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund today announced a major contribution for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in the form of combined $5 million in funding. The DPLA Steering Committee is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and Peter Baldwin, Chair of the Donor Board at the Arcadia Fund, made the announcement at the DPLA plenary meeting today in Washington, DC. The funding—split equally between Sloan and Arcadia—will support an intense two-year grassroots process to build a realistic and detailed workplan for a national digital library, the development of a functional technical prototype, and targeted content digitization efforts. Sloan has previously committed one million dollars towards the establishment of a DPLA Secretariat at the Berkman Center and to support the legal workstream of the DPLA initiative by developing solutions to copyright law obstacles facing public digital library initiatives.“We are delighted to join with the Arcadia Fund in giving the DPLA a major boost towards its intensive, two year effort to create an open, distributed digital public library system,” said Weber. “This is a grand vision for a network of comprehensive online resources, tools, and services that will inform, educate, and empower everyone in the United States and eventually link us with the rest of the world. But we cannot do it alone and invite other funders to join us in this historic undertaking.”“What Carnegie did for public libraries a century ago, the DPLA could—if successful—accomplish for our era,” said Baldwin. “We are delighted to be part of launching that effort.”“We are excited to begin work on the DPLA as a full‐blown, hard‐driving initiative that promises to transform the world of libraries and the way that we meet the information needs of communities in America,” said John Palfrey, Chair of the DPLA Steering Committee. “We are deeply grateful to the Sloan Foundation and the Arcadia Fund for their support.”The DPLA is a collaborative effort that relies on inputs from a diverse range of stakeholders and community members. Those interested in getting involved can learn more about the project at read more

Fire causes evacuation of North Dining Hall

first_imgA small electrical fire caused a complete evacuation of North Dining Hall just before 8 p.m. Thursday night. After all students and staff left the building, the fire was contained in the electrical room in the basement, according to the Notre Dame Security Police. Emergency vehicles from several fire departments responded to the alarm. “As a result of that alarm, it’s standard procedure for Notre Dame to respond, along with Clay [County] and South Bend Fire Departments, along with the Notre Dame Police Department. So that’s why you see this large response,” Paul Browne, vice president for public affairs and communications, said in an interview with WNDU. NDSP confirmed the fire was extinguished by 10 p.m., and the entire building is currently undergoing safety checks. As a precaution, the power was turned off in North Dining Hall. Additionally, the fire department at the scene blocked off parts of the surrounding area, around Farley Hall, Geddes Hall and Mod Quad. Crews at North Dining Hall are working to restore power to the building.North Dining Hall will be closed all day Friday, according to an email sent to students that morning.Tags: fire, NDSP, North Dining Halllast_img read more

Tickets Now On Sale to See SNL’s Rachel Dratch in Tail! Spin! Off-Broadway

first_imgTickets are now available to see SNL’s Rachel Dratch and more in Mario Correa’s Tail! Spin!. A hit at the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival, the show has returned to New York and is playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project. The off-Broadway production is directed by Dan Knechtges and will run through November 30. Politics is dirty—but politicians are dirtier. Tail! Spin! is an inventive new comedy drawn verbatim from the leaked e-mails, raunchy texts and tell-tale tweets that brought down politicians Mark (“Appalachian Trail”) Sanford, Larry (“Wide Stance”) Craig, Anthony (“I Was Hacked”) Weiner, and Mark (“Underage Page”) Foley. The cast also includes Arnie Burton, Sean Dugan, Tom Galantich and Nate Smith. View Comments Related Shows Tail! Spin! Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015last_img read more

Our Mother’s Brief Affair, Led by Linda Lavin, Opens Officially

first_imgYou know that feeling when your mother tells you an absolutely bonkers story and you don’t know how to respond except by screaming? Now imagine that, but your mother is Linda Lavin in a fabulous autumnal scarf. That’s exactly the case in Richard Greenberg’s Our Mother’s Brief Affair. The show, directed by Lynne Meadow, opens officially at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on January 20.To commemorate the Manhattan Theatre Club production’s big night, resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson sketched this portrait of the cast. In addition to Lavin as titular mother Anna, it features Kate Arrington as Abby, Greg Keller as Seth and John Procaccino as the mysterious Lover/ wishes a happy opening night to the cast of Our Mother’s Brief Affair! May it be one to remember! Our Mother’s Brief Affair View Comments About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home.center_img Show Closed This production ended its run on March 6, 2016 Related Showslast_img read more