April 13, 2019 /Sports News – Local Track Roundup: 4/13 Brad James MILFORD, Utah-Saturday, the Beaver boys and Milford girls won respective titles at the Milford Invitational at Milford High School. Desert Hills’ boys took the team title with 129.5 points. North Sanpete’s boys placed 20th with 11 points and Millard finished 12th with 13 points. The Milford girls posted 219 points, easily besting second-place Beaver (99 points). Bryce Valley was fourth with 60 points and Escalante placed sixth with 26 points. Jaden Fails of Beaver won the boys’ 300-meter hurdles title (43.75). His teammate, Spencer Williams, won the 800-meter run title (2:05.61). Brinley Mason placed second in the girls’ shot put (31-01) and Macady Goble placed fifth in the girls’ javelin (97-06). North Sanpete’s Isabelle Hightower won the girls’ 100-meter dash title (12.79 seconds). Grand’s boys posted 132 points to win the team title with North Sevier finishing ninth with 24 points. Avery Smith placed sixth in the girls’ high jump (4 feet 6 inches). FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailDixie Invitational Paxton Henrie of Milford won the boys’ javelin title (140-01) and Akaydeh Livingston of Milford won the girls’ 3200-meter run crown (13:51.12). The Desert Hills girls also took the team title with 144 points. Millard’s girls finished 9th with 30 points. The North Sanpete girls placed 11th, netting 15 points. The Bryce Valley girls won the 4 x 100 relay title (58.03 seconds). The Mustangs were represented by Amanda Chynoweth, Morgan Platt, Mira Platt and Brooklyn Syrett in this event. The North Sevier boys placed fourth in the 4 x 100 relay (46.92) as the Wolves on this team were Landan Gale, Caleb Madsen, Gabe Wilcox and Riley Ogden. Treyson Harris of Beaver won the boys’ discus (152-04.25) and shot put (44-08) titles while Kaitlyn Hemond of Beaver won the girls’ long jump title (16-05). Hemond also took the girls’ 100-meter title (13.43). Another title from Hemond came in the girls’ 200-meter dash (27.77). Milford’s Michael Roxburgh won the boys’ 3200-meter title (12:31.00). Kinley Spaulding of Milford took the girls’ 1600-meter title (6:09.83). Spaulding also won the girls’ 300-meter hurdles crown (50.10). North Sanpete’s Scott Hatch secured the high jump title with a leap of 6 feet 4 inches. Taylor Alger of Milford won the girls’ 400-meter dash title (1:04.23). Hunter Carter of Beaver is the boys’ 400-meter champion at this meet (53.76). ST. GEORGE, Utah-Saturday, various Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network schools and athletes completed competition at the Dixie Invitational at Dixie High School. Ogden also placed second in the boys’ 100-meter dash (11.58 seconds). Tags: sports Porter Albrecht of Beaver won the boys’ long jump title (20-01 feet). North Sevier’s girls finished fifth in the medley (5:03.33). This team featured Jacey McKinlay, Skylar Spainhower, Macady Goble and Avery Smith. Beaver’s boys posted 162 points, while Milford placed second with 147 points. Bryce Valley finished fourth with 68 points and Escalante finished seventh with 8 points. Finally, the Bryce Valley girls won the 4 x 400 relay (4:42.65) as the Mustangs were reprsented by Amanda Chynoweth, Morgan Platt, Kristen Stewart and Kezli Floyd. Carbon’s girls won the team title with 137 points while North Sevier placed ninth with 33.5 points. Written by PRICE, Utah-Saturday, North Sevier represented the Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network at the Carbon Invitational. Kristopher Nez of Bryce Valley won the boys’ 1600-meter crown (5:05.41). The Milford boys took the 4 x 100 relay title (48.13). The Tigers in this event included Dylan Ferguson, Gaige Hardy, Paxton Henrie and Russell Walker. Carbon Invitational The Beaver boys won the 4 x 400 relay (3:51.48) as Hunter Carter, Kaleb Barney, Spencer Williams and Turner Williams represented the Beavers in this event. The North Sevier boys placed fourth in the 4 x 400 relay (4:00.54) while the Wolves in this event were Riley Ogden, Tate Goble, Jagen Blackburn and Caleb Madsen. The Milford boys won the medley relay crown (4:10.80). Sprinters on this team included Russell Walker, Blake Barnes, Calvin Holm and Michael Roxburgh. The girls’ 3200-meter run saw Avery Smith place fifth for the Wolves (14:04.05). Finally, Millard’s Eliza Swallow placed fifth in the girls’ shot put (28 feet 6 inches). Whitaker also placed 6th in the 300-meter hurdles (43.79 seconds). The Millard girls placed sixth in the 4 x 100 relay (54.12 seconds). This team consists of Katy Kelly, Jazmine Smith, Audrey Camp and Rylee Miller. The North Sevier boys finished third in the medley (4:08.62) while Riley Ogden, Gabe Wilcox, Caleb Madsen and Kelby Bosh represented the Wolves in this event. Milford’s Jacelin Hardy won the girls’ javelin title (87-11) and Beaver’s Kaydee Marshall won the girls’ shot put crown (32-04). The North Sevier girls placed sixth in the 4 x 400 relay (5:17.68). Hailey Christensen, Caleigh Nelson, Trishna Nielson and Jayden Nielson represented the Wolves in this event. The Millard boys placed fifth in the 4 x 100 relay (46.76 seconds). The Eagles on this squad were Alex Wall, Sam Marshal, Nathan Despain and John Whitaker.
In 1998, the Killanoola oil field was discovered by the Killanoola-1 well at a depth of 850 metres Red Sky to acquire stake in Killanoola oil field. (Credit: Monika Wrangel from Pixabay) Australian oil and gas company Red Sky Energy has agreed to acquire Beach Energy’s stake in the Killanoola oil field in South Australia.For the stake, the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Red Sky (Killanoola), has signed a binding sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Beach Energy to acquire interest for South Australian Petroleum Retention Licence 13 (PRL-13).The licence covers an area of 17.5km2 and is situated in southeastern South Australia in close proximity to the Jacaranda Ridge and Haselgrove gas fields and Katnook gas processing facility.In 1998, the Killanoola oil field was discovered by the Killanoola-1 well at a depth of 850 metres.Red Sky said that the previous flow tests have recorded the rates of up to 300 barrels of oil per day.In 2011, the second well Killanoola Southeast 1 was drilled within the PRL-13 area and discovered oil. The well has not been tested.Red Sky to initiate re-start planning for Killanoola 1 wellUpon completion of the transaction, Red Sky will initiate re-start planning for Killanoola 1 well, with a focus on resuming oil production as soon as possible using existing infrastructure and enhanced oil recovery techniques.Additionally, the company is planning to carry out a 3D seismic survey, test the Killanoola-Southeast 1 and complete a field development plan (FDP).Red Sky CEO and managing director Andrew Knox said: “The Killanoola oil field provides clear near-term production for Red Sky. It fits well with our strategy of acquiring near term producing assets with upside potential for reserve growth in one of Australia’s well known onshore areas, the Penola trough.“Red Sky has been actively reviewing conventional production opportunities and the current round of divestment activity in the Australian oil and gas sector has created this exciting opportunity for us.”Recently, Beach Energy has executed an asset sales agreement (ASA) with Senex Energy to acquire all its Cooper Basin portfolio of assets.
Atlantic City Electric will improve reliability in Ocean City by installing special equipment to reduce the number of customers affected by power outages.Reclosers will be installed for areas serving every 500 customers or fewer, so when an outage occurs outside of a substation area, fewer homes and businesses will be impacted. Instead of having a couple of thousand customers without power because of a pole accident, for instance, 500 or fewer customers will be affected until repairs are made.Installation of these reclosers will require service interruptions this winter as crews replace existing poles, transformers and wire. Contractors will notify customers before these outages occur. The work also will require road closings and detours around the blocks where work is taking place.For the week of April 15 to 19, the tentative schedule (weather permitting) of service interruptions will be as follows: Monday-Tuesday: On 51st Street between Central and Asbury AvenuesTuesday-Wednesday: 55th Street between Central and Asbury AvenuesWednesday-Thursday: On Asbury between 54th and 55th StreetsThursday-Friday: On Asbury between 48th and 49th Streets Atlantic City Electric crews are pictured working on the lines at 5th Street and Asbury Avenue as part of the service upgrades.
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Harvard President Drew Faust welcomed the College’s new crop of undergraduates during Freshman Convocation on Tuesday, urging them to embrace Veritas, with an eye toward inclusion and diversity, a goal of discovery, an openness to change, and a readiness to question assumptions and take chances.Fast becoming a beloved Harvard tradition with energy to rival the annual Commencement ceremony, the eight-year-old event took place in Tercentenary Theater under sunny, late-summer skies. Friends, classmates, faculty, and family cheered the students on as they processed through the Yard.“Harvard’s motto is Veritas — truth. This is what we pursue unrelentingly, but we are never so complacent as to believe we have unerringly attained it,” said Faust. “Veritas is an aspiration and an inspiration. We assume there is always more to know and more to discover, so we open ourselves to challenge and change.”Faust reminded the members of the class of 2020 that they enter college following a summer marred by violence in the United States and abroad. She encouraged her listeners to strive for a better world by rejecting ethnic, religious, and racial hatred and embracing inclusion.“Everyone in this community has the right to be heard, to be listened to, to be treated with dignity and respect. Our life together, our success as a university, and our aspirations towards Veritas depend upon it. We need to feel safe enough, included enough, understood enough to dare to disagree.”Harvard University freshmen pose for their class picture on the steps of Widener Hall. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerOther speakers also encouraged students to welcome diversity, to disagree and to connect with classmates, and to use their four years at Harvard to push themselves past their comfort zones, and to challenge their assumptions and beliefs. They also urged students to make new friends and to maintain a healthy skepticism.“I want to urge you to be skeptical. Yes, that is what we do in college,” said Rakesh Khurana, Danoff Dean of Harvard College. “That is what we do as educators. Ask questions, look for evidence, consider other points of view. But at the same time, I want you to remain idealists, to be skeptical idealists rather than cynics. Raise difficult questions, but also try to answer them.“This diverse community and how we shape it will have ripple effects as you take your Harvard experiences into society,” he added. “We have an opportunity to model another way of being, to be a community where we are hard on the problem but easy on each other, a community where we are respectful of views of others rather than dismissive, a community where we listen instead of shout, a community of turning out and toward, instead of turning in and away.”In her remarks, senior Emma Woo described an uncomfortable conversation with her roommate around religion. Disagreeing so profoundly “with a really good friend” was difficult, but the discussion deepened their relationship, said Woo, and helped her begin to re-evaluate her own worldview. She encouraged the freshmen to be open to such debate and self-reflection.“I am learning that it is important to feel unsettled, to be challenged uncomfortably, to engage with difference in my communities in a way that is self-critical, creative, and analytical.”Michael D. Smith, the Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, acknowledged that some insecurity is natural for students in a new setting with fresh expectations, but he cautioned them not to judge themselves against their classmates. Instead, he suggested, “Don’t compare, connect.”“Harvard, I hope, will shape you as you learn here. But equally important, you and who you are will shape Harvard and those around you. But you can only do this important work if you connect with the people here. Is it sometimes intimidating? Sure, even to me. But you and I are as much a part of the Harvard community as any other person here. You belong here. Take advantage of what Harvard has and its incredible community.”Music was a key part of the festivities. The Harvard University Band opened the ceremony with “Fanfare for the Class of 2020,” a piece composed and conducted by Elena Sokoloski ’18. The Kuumba Singers, the Harvard Glee Club, the Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum also performed.As she made her way to the steps of Widener Library for the official class picture, freshman and Straus Hall resident Madison Trice of Houston said the day’s speakers inspired her.“I think all of the speeches were really, really powerful — talking about the differences between being skeptical and being open to different types of ideas and thought … and the idea of hope.“I just felt so much hope coming in as a member of this class, and it made me really excited.”SaveSaveSaveSave
Photo courtesy of Dogs Saving Dogs When sophomore Declan Feeley and senior Keith Wertsching joined the Society for Entrepreneurship, they had no idea they would later launch Dogs Saving Dogs, a jewelry business that donates 50 percent of its profits to save rescue dogs from being euthanized.The two founders now work with volunteer-based animal rescue organizations across the country to provide necessities such as food, bedding and medical care to dogs, according to Wertsching. Customers receive one stainless steel charm, shaped like a paw print, for themselves and one for their dog, Wertsching said.“A lot of people wear jewelry because it says something about them, and I think this portrays a very positive message,” Wertsching said. “This definitely shows people that you are informed, that you care about the rescue mission, and that you like looking good.”The charm sets, which are sold online and in several local boutiques, suit everybody because their purchase directly benefits animals in need, Feeley said.“People who buy this jewelry specifically know they are going to help a rescue dog,” Feeley said. “I just want to keep doing what we’re doing with more dogs and more people.”Their goal is to raise awareness about the unnecessary euthanasia of through jewelry that appeals to a wide audience, Wertsching said.“We want it to look good, but at the same time, we don’t want it to be tailored to one specific type of person,” Wertsching said. “We want to give everyone the chance to wear something to show support for rescue pets.”Feeley said his love of animals and passion for entrepreneurship motivated him to launch the company with Wertsching.“Even if you’re not necessarily adopting a rescue, you definitely have a strong connection with your dog,” Feeley said. “If we went bankrupt tomorrow, we still helped save dogs from being euthanized. We’ve actually done something to help.”As for donating half the company’s profits to shelters in diverse locations, Feeley said it seemed like the right thing to do.“We thought, ‘As much as we can possibly give, let’s just give,’” Feeley said. “We have a lot of fun.”Wertsching said his partnership with Feeley works well because they both remain devoted to expanding the company while prioritizing their charity efforts.“It’s a very surreal feeling when you’re able to represent something greater than yourself,” Wertsching said. “Every day, we get to wake up and say, ‘What am I going to do to save rescue dogs today?’”Feeley and Wertsching said they encourage other young entrepreneurs to pursue their passions while remaining realistic.“There’s always a way for you to start,” Wertsching said. “Entrepreneurship is 10 percent good ideas, 90 percent dealing with when those ideas fall through and 100 percent worth it.”Tags: dogs saving dogs, rescue dogs, society for entrepreneurship
Katelyn Valley | The Observer Popular author Roxane Gay delivers a lecture at Saint Mary’s Wednesday night. She discussed the need for inclusive campuses.This incorrect interpretation of feminism, Gay said, survives because fearing change comes more easily than seeking reform.“The people who create those caricatures are afraid of women’s equality, and they have a lot to lose,” she said. “I think that we are each living examples of what feminism is, and it’s important to recognize that there is no one definition or one person [who] looks like a feminist.”Gay said surviving sexual assault and encountering other issues especially pertinent to women have shaped her perspective as an author.“Writing has also been a way of reasserting control and re-ascribing the narrative that a lot of people have put on me over the years, making assumptions about me,” Gay said. “Writing has always saved me and has given me the kind of control that I have not necessarily felt in other aspects of my life. On the page, I’m in charge.”Relaying her experiences — even the traumatic ones — with vulnerability and candor has bolstered a sense of self-appreciation, Gay said.“Learning to accept myself and embrace myself as a I am and recognize that there is always room for improvement, but that I’m also okay where I’m at today has been a really useful tool for me,” she said. “I don’t write to heal, but that is a pleasant side effect.”Women and men should never feel obligated to openly profess their personal stories, however, especially because adequate resources for survivors do not always exist, she said.“It’s really easy to say ‘Why wouldn’t she come forward? Why didn’t she leave?’” she said. “Okay, let’s say it’s February. You have three children. It’s freezing outside. You have no money. Leave what? Go where?”Gay said sexual assault has long-lasting repercussions that warrant recognition. “It’s not just what happens in the moment,” she said. “Recovery can take a lifetime. I don’t think enough people realize that. I think a lot of times people think that the sanitized versions of assault that we see in popular culture are representative of what recovery actually looks like.” Gay said she feels her memoir “Hunger,” is necessary and timely, especially due to the recent Me Too movement. “I feel like I really did the right thing in writing “Hunger,” as difficult as it was, to show that, you know, sometimes you’re 12 years old and a good girl and you go to church every Sunday, and then one day, some guys gang rape you and your whole life changes,” she said. “It’s literally your whole life, and I don’t think we see enough of that story. People want to believe that we survive the trauma, and that’s that. They don’t want to know about after, and I wrote about after.” The Me Too movement is opening doors for women to share their trauma and what it is like to deal with the aftermath of an assault, Gay said. “With Me Too, we are seeing more of [the aftermath], with Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and Uma Thurman and all of these powerful women who are coming forward,” she said. “I think that is going to open the doors for women who are not in Hollywood, who are working at hotels and restaurants and to be able to come forward and say, ‘this happened to me 20 years ago and I am still living with it.’”Gay said one unfortunate side effect of the Me Too movement involves the pressure some individuals feel to share their incidences of trauma.“You may never be ready, and that’s okay,” she said. “Whatever decision you make about coming forward, about your history of violence, is the right decision.”Gay said she does not recommend publishing information writers do not feel entirely comfortable sharing, though she recognizes the link between producing compelling content and sparking consumer interest.“I think it’s important to decide early on in your writing career what your boundaries are, what you will and will not write about, because there’s something about this current moment and historical moments where women are asked to cannibalize themselves and to share their deepest, darkest secrets, and that’s how they matter,” she said. “I refuse to believe that, and I reject that. We never ask men to pour themselves out yet it happens to all kinds of women.”Writing about how her rape influenced her conception of her body in “Hunger” was an arduous task, she said.“The thing I wanted to write about least was fatness, and that’s when I knew … I know what I’m going to write next,” she said. “I decided to write a memoir about my body.”Accepting all body types, rather than continuing to propagate a narrow margin of standards, serves as an integral step in eliminating policing against women’s bodies, Gay said.“Be kind to yourself because we just live in a world where a woman’s appearance is a currency, and some of us play that game better than others in terms of wielding that currency, and that’s okay, as long as you don’t oppress other people,” she said.The lack of representation of minority groups on campus, Gay said, indicates the need for Saint Mary’s to engage in active retention.“One of the things that that looks like is where do the black people here get their hair done?” she said. “You should be bringing in a beautician from Chicago once a week or twice a month to do their hair. It’s a small thing, but it’s also a big thing.”Orienting financial aid packages around comprehensive needs — such as travel expenses and winter clothing — rather than just tuition, can foster an increasingly inclusive atmosphere, Gay said.“I have yet to go to a school that has truly solved this problem,” she said. Gay said she wants students of color who feel as though they are not good enough to see themselves as equals. “You are equal and you have to believe that because no one else is going to believe that for you, except maybe your parents,” she said. “If you’re always told from Day One, in general, that you have to be twice as good to get half the consideration, it’s exhausting. … You have to understand that it’s not you, it’s the world that’s the problem and you are exactly as good as your peers, and you work just as hard, if not harder, than your peers.” Katelyn Valley | The Observer Popular author Roxane Gay delivers a lecture at Saint Mary’s Wednesday night. She discussed the need for inclusive campuses.Tags: Bad Feminist, Communication Studies, Feminism, hunger, roxane gay Though her bestselling books deal with tropes such as outrage against gender conventions and opposition to institutionalized sexism, Roxane Gay did not always identify as a feminist, she said in a lecture in the O’Laughlin Auditorium at Saint Mary’s on Wednesday.“That was the problem for me growing up is that when I thought of feminist, I just thought of ‘oh, angry, man-hating, nobody likes that,’” Gay said. “It’s easy to say ‘I’m not a feminist’ because you want to be liked, you want to be part of the world and you want to be accepted. It’s challenging.”
By Dialogo March 19, 2013 [Tico Times (Costa Rica), 17/01/2013; Hoy (Ecuador), 18/03/2013; Ecuavisa (Ecuador), 18/03/2013] PUNTA BURICA, Costa Rica – Two Ecuadorans and two Costa Ricans were arrested after Costa Rican authorities allegedly found an unspecified amount of cocaine on the suspects’ boat on March 18. Coast Guard officers stopped the vessel in the Southern Pacific Ocean near the border with Panama. Drug Control Police agents allegedly found the cocaine stashed in the 10-meter-long boat’s double lining. “[Narco-traffickers] use small speedboats aboard larger boats, usually fishing boats, and at a certain point on the route, they transfer small amounts [of cocaine] into the smaller boats,” Mauricio Boraschi, Costa Rica’s national anti-drug commissioner, told reporters. Boraschi added Coast Guards from Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador and Colombia are searching for fishing boats carrying narcotics in the Punta Burica area. Nearly 90% of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through Mexico and Central America, according to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. Costa Rica is among 14 nations involved in Operation Martillo, a coordinated effort to stem drug trafficking along the Central American isthmus by working with governments in the region and Europe.
ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Jay Speidell Jay Speidell is the Marketing Manager at Momentum, a strategic design-build partner that takes a people centric approach to helping credit unions across the nation thrive. Web: www.momentumbuilds.com Details We believe that flexibility should be a top priority in branching strategy and new branch design. Credit unions faced an unprecedented challenge at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – completely transform the way that they interact with members and customers almost overnight. Branches closed to customers and the lockdown drove demand for services such as the PPP loans. Yet branches designed for more flexibility could have made transformation much easier. With lockdowns and social distancing, services could no longer be delivered effectively in-branch while operations centers and call centers had difficulty maintaining staffing levels. This situation overwhelmed many financial institutions. But more flexible and resilient branches could relieve this stress. Unassigned offices could be reconfigured as temporary phone and video banking stations, as could community rooms. Lobbies with open layouts and easily moved furniture could be transformed into socially distant call centers. Mobile banking technology such as tablets and laptops could allow staff to meet customers in safer settings, such as at the entrances to buildings or waiting areas. It’s impossible to predict the future, but designing for flexibility can help your organization plan for the unexpected and quickly adapt to dramatic changes. This isn’t just about responding to disaster, either. The industry was already facing an era of accelerating change, driven primarily by the adoption of mobile banking. This trend is causing a shift away from transactional banking to more conversational and relationship-based models. Even areas with high in-person transaction volume demands may see these needs drop rapidly in the coming years. While COVID-19 will not be permanent, it has accelerated these changes even more and introduced a large number of holdouts to digital banking. Mobile banking adoption spiked 200% in April. The need for branches won’t go away, but their purpose is shifting, and credit unions and community banks can adapt through flexible designs. Consider Verity Credit Union, whose West Seattle branch features a retractable storefront and moveable furniture on casters. The branch is located near a busy intersection that becomes a farmer’s market on the weekend, and during the market and on nice days the branch is reconfigured into a community space with a greeting station at the sidewalk where members of the community can sign up for new accounts. There are rotating local community art displays on the wall and children can have their face painted. And on regular days, the branch reconfigures for a café style universal associate model. The flexibility of the branch allows Verity to become an integral part of the community and resonate with members in an authentic way. Armco Credit Union is building a new hub branch in an up-and-coming area, and the branch features a number of flexible offices for staff to rotate through and provide a range of services that there isn’t currently enough demand to justify staffing full time. The branch also features a community room that transforms into a training area and small business incubator, maximizing the use of the space and exposing the credit union to more business and expand their customer base. We’re hosting a webinar in October to discuss how credit unions can thrive after COVID-19 by leaning into the branch experience and branding, and flexible branch environments are going to be a big part of this. To learn more, sign up for the webinar today. This is placeholder text This post is currently collecting data…
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