May 8

Dixie State Baseball Hosts Colorado Christian To Conclude Home Season

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-Friday through Sunday, Dixie State baseball (28-14, 18-10 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play) concludes its home schedule at Bruce Hurst Field by hosting Colorado Christian (12-29, 7-21 in RMAC play). The Cougars are led by senior utility man Scotty Ingle and junior outfielder Carter Mossey with batting averages of .309 and .308 respectively. Junior infielder Jake Engel (a team-best 12 home runs along with 41 RBI) has been Dixie State’s most consistent offensive player throughout the season. Sunday is Senior Day for 10 Trailblazers, outfielders Brody Clifford, Kade Cloward and Kaid Urban, infielders Wyatt Branch, Bryce Feist and Joe Raymond and pitchers Kaivon Kealoha, Chandler Greenfield, Jayden Murray and Tyler Rosas. Tags: Alex Ginn/Brayden Bonner/Brody Clifford/Bruce Hurst Field/Bryce Feist/Carter Mossey/Chandler Greenfield/Colorado Christian/Dixie State Baseball/Hunter Hays/Jack Gonzales/Jake Engel/Jayden Murray/Joe Raymond/Kade Cloward/Kaid Urban/Kaivon Kealoha/Matt Kimura/Preston Hannay/Sam Gallegos/Scotty Ingle/Tyler Hollow/Tyler Rosas/Tyson Fisher/Wyatt Branch Redshirt junior outfielder/first baseman Sam Gallegos has four home runs on the season to lead Colorado Christian. The Trailblazers lead the Cougars 4-0 all-time Senior right-handed pitcher Alex Ginn has the best record on the staff with 4-4 and also has amassed a team-best 48 strikeouts for the Cougars. Friday, the Trailblazers will go with Murray (8-2, 3.80 ERA), Saturday with Preston Hannay (6-3) and Jack Gonzales (5-2) and Sunday with Brayden Bonner (2-1, 3.20 ERA).center_img The Cougars are led in RBI by junior infielder Hunter Hays and redshirt junior infielder Matt Kimura (22 RBI apiece). Dixie State is led in batting average by freshman infielder Tyson Fisher (.401) while he is also solid in other areas with 7 home runs and 36 RBI. This series follows the same format as other RMAC series, a single game on Friday and Sunday with a doubleheader on Saturday. Sophomore second baseman Tyler Hollow leads the Trailblazers in RBI with 41. Brad James April 25, 2019 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Baseball Hosts Colorado Christian To Conclude Home Season Written bylast_img read more

May 3


first_imgContact: Job Number: Official Title: Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence throughdiversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,you can find information about how to make a request at thefollowing website: Job no: 229643-USWork type: Staff-Full TimeDepartment: VET M/SA II/SA-NUEROLocation: MadisonCategories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine Work Schedule: Institutional Statement on Diversity: List of Duties Salary: A878740-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/SA II/SA-NUERO Employment Class: Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility toObtain within 12 months Additional Information: Instructions to Applicants: Department(s): University Staff-Ongoing Minimum $16.00 HOURLYDepending on Qualifications 229643-UScenter_img VETERINARY TECH 1(35301) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARYTECH 3(35303) Ongoing/Renewable The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and TotalCompensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensationstructures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles oncurrent job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties andresponsibilities will remain the same. For more information pleasevisit: will require a criminal background check. It will alsorequire you and your references to answer questions regardingsexual violence and sexual harassment.The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identitiesof applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except thatthe identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).The Annual Security and FireSafety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinarypolicies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, andon-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statisticsfor the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a papercopy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin PoliceDepartment . No Degree Required License or Certificate: Position Duties: Begin the online application process by clicking the ” button.Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining yourexperience as related to the position, current resume, as well as alist of professional references. This position is being posted atVet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level and pay are commensurate withexperience. Position Summary: This position provides technical support to the Neurology serviceof UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). The position requires initiative toindependently follow through with technical responsibilities.Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently andphysical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technicaltasks. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:1) Oversees daily receiving schedules, provides assistance andinitiates changes as needed.2) Develops knowledge and responsibility in areas of specializationto include maintenance of special equipment, instructing others inuse and care, assisting clinician and students in procedures.3) Anticipates needs of clinicians, staff and students duringprocedures and in primary animal care.4) Assists in the instruction of professional veterinary studentsand training of entry level Veterinary Technicians asrequested.5) Contributes to and participates in team building by assisting inproblem solving activities.The work is performed under limited supervision. Appointment Type, Duration: Applications Open: Dec 14 2020 Central Standard TimeApplications Close: May 13 2021 11:55 PM Central DaylightTime Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm with 30 minutes lunch.Flexibility to cover various shifts as needed. Some holidays andweekends may be required, based on needs of the unit.Start time can be flexible. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently andphysical and manual dexterity toperform specialized technical tasks.This position is posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level isdetermined by qualifications based on type of prior veterinary techexperience.To qualify for Level 1: Entry level, new CVT grad or awaiting tosit for the CVT exam, or some CVT working experience with nospecialization.To qualify for Level 2: Generally over 2 years of veterinary techexperience, may substitute years of experience forspecialization.To qualify for Level 3: Veterinary Tech Specialist (VTS), or highlyqualified and specialized in a specific area, may have priorexperience from another university hospital. Nicole [email protected] Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for furtherinformation. ) Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility toObtain within 12 months.Highly qualified candidates will have the following: a minimum of 1year experience working as a Small Animal technician; possessexcellent communication and technical skills; ability to multitaskand prioritize while assisting/teaching 4th year students; abilityto make independent decisions which can affect the quality/outcomeof animal life; function calmly in stressful situations and to workcooperatively with other people.Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently andphysical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technicaltasks. Degree and Area of Specialization: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation forUW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respectthe profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. Wecommit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linkedgoals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission bycreating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from everybackground – people who as students, faculty, and staff serveWisconsin and the world.For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, pleasevisit: Diversity andInclusionlast_img read more

May 3

Hold the Front Page

first_imgby Daniel Roberts‘You’re up, big man’ I hear Editors’ tour manager say as I wait outside the band’s dressing room, before bassist Russell Leetch emerges. The Birmingham four-piece, successful purveyors of epic gloomy post-punk, are watching the rugby: taking a well deserved, but not very rock ‘n’ roll, break from heavy touring to promote their second album, An End Has A Start. Was it hard, I wonder, for Editors to follow up their Mercury nominated debut, The Back Room? Leetch doesn’t think so: ‘when you are doing your first record, you are working and you are doing other things – you’ve got day jobs. When you are doing your second, yeah it’s a short period of time, but we were confident; we’d been on the road for so long that we wanted to go and record, we wanted to try new things.’Indeed, the second album does present an obvious progression – sweeping, soaring, melodies; spiky guitars swapped for building choruses. The album title also hints at a change. Whereas before singer Tom Smith’s vocals seemed consumed by existential doubt and despair, now there is hope: ‘even an end has a start’. While The Back Room was ‘claustrophobic and tight’, says Leetch, the less despairing outlook of it’s follow up is thanks to ‘love lives, or just where your head can be at. We are all in a good place at the moment’. Edith Bowman then, Smith’s famous other half, is partly responsible for the change in tone.That’s not to say that Editors have cheered up completely.  Leetch admits that there is a lot of fear and doubt in the band’s music, ‘especially cos people can do anything but they tend to just destroy a lot of things. That’s definitely a theme that runs through it – you go outside and walk down the street and there are just so many different people and walks of life, it can be interesting, but sometimes it can just be really threatening.’ Musically, the band want to keep pushing themselves, but it won’t be into completely alien territory: ‘we could end up doing an acoustic record, we could end up doing a rock record in two weeks in the local studio where we do our b-sides’. Leetch does note that despite the epic direction the band are going in ‘we don’t want to come out as pompous at such and early stage’. So they don’t mind doing it later? – ‘Yeah, exactly!’Like it or not though, there is no escaping the fact that Editors have hit the big time. From adoring fans (‘Japan is just crazy – people come up and hug you and tell you that they love you!’), to celebrity friends (‘we were over in LA recently and Jamie T was there and we hung out with him – he’s great for a 21 year old! He’s got a lot to say.’), the band are now in the big league. Not big enough to release their records the Radiohead way though. Leetch thinks that the Oxford band’s move can only harm emerging artists. ‘It does devalue it. Radiohead are an established band, how can non-established acts get to that point?’There are signs that Editors’ excessive touring regime is taking its toll. The band’s performance later in the night seems somewhat weary, and Leetch is not impressed with the conversion of the Zodiac, a venue the band played twice before: ‘these Carling Academies… you start at half eight and it’s over by ten, it’s just a bit naff really. They make more money doing club nights, which is a bit sad.’ One thing that hasn’t changed is Smith’s on-stage contortions, the inspiration behind his dancing? ‘Elvis’. I say that i don’t see it. ‘No’, says Russell, ‘but that’s the beauty of it.’ At least Editors are aiming high.last_img read more

May 3

Attacker to stand trial for nightclub assault

first_imgA man is to stand trial for sexual assaulting and punching an Oxford student, whose “no-makeup selfie” has raised almost £17,000 for victims of sexual abuse.Abdulrahman Abdelsalam, of Watling Avenue in Edgware, Greater London has been charged with sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm after the incident, which took place in March. The 19 year-old has been released on bail and will appear before the Oxford Magistrates court on Friday, October 10.After the incident, Jeanne Marie Ryan decided to “channel my rage into something productive” and posted a “no makeup selfie” which has since raised almost £17,000 for the Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre. The image, posted on her Facebook, showed her injuries from the incident, including severe bruising, a lacerated chin and a broken nose, accompanied by “I am sorry cancer research, but my #nomakeupselfie is for a different cause.” The incident took place at the Plush Lounge, on Park End street in Oxford, after confronting a man who started groping her on the dance floor. He told her to “smile”, and when she responded he punched her in the face, knocking her to the floor. When she managed to stand back up, he hit her a further six times. “He seemed really angry that he hadn’t knocked me out straightaway,” Jeanne has stated. “I was bleeding profusely and as he walked off, I was yelling at someone to stop him from getting away but he just walked out of the club. Ironically, Jeanne had chosen the Plush Lounge “because it’s an LGBT club and we just wanted to dance with no hassle. Everyone who goes there thinks of it as a safe space – it’s great for dancing and not being bothered by guys.”Ms Ryan has said that “I’ve had hundreds of messages from women saying they’ve experienced the same thing – girls who’ve been punched, shoved or pushed down stairs for not kissing a guy back or telling him not to grope her. I wanted to speak out because there’s so much silence around this kind of thing.”Stuart Hayles, manager of the Plush Lounge, said his team was “devastated” but that the assault that occurred as “extremely rare”. He added: “We commend her positive action in showing her injuries and using what was a revolting and unprovoked attack to try and help others.” However, Plush refused to say further to Cherwell as “the defendant has not yet been convicted, and that the investigation and trial of this case is still ongoing. As such, it is our policy not to comment until the adjudication is complete.”Natalie Brook, from OSARCC, said the centre was “overwhelmed” by the response and thanked Miss Ryan for “bravely sharing her experience”.She added: “We would like to see all clubs and pubs in Oxford adopting a clear zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment.”The assault is one in a spate of incidents that have occurred on the Oxford clubbing scene recently, including the sexual assault of an eighteen and nineteen year old during the period of Brooke’s Freshers’ Week.last_img read more

April 20

Deadline extended for Christmas Stars 2017 entries

first_imgWe have extended the entry deadline for the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – giving businesses one more week to show off their festive creations.Any professional baker or bakery retailer now has until 25 September to enter their products in one of six different categories, and has the chance to use a Winner or Highly Recommended logo on all marketing material and on packs.Whether you have one shop or hundreds, if you supply the supermarkets or have your own independent shop, winning a Christmas Star award will be a seal of approval for you and your business.A panel of industry experts judge and score the products ‘blind’, with judges unaware of the identity of the manufacturer/retailer. Products are scored on key criteria including appearance, taste, aroma and value for money.The six Christmas Star categories are:Christmas CakeTo include, cake bars, festive cakes & puddings, and stollen.Christmas cake – must be no larger than 12 inches in diameter. It must contain a mix of dried fruit and almonds and can be decorated in any way.Cake bar – Can be a bar that is sold individually or in a multi-pack. Can include any ingredient but must have a festive feel or packaging. Can be a traybake.Festive cake or pudding – (but not a traditional Christmas pudding) of any size and featuring any ingredients or baking technique. However, the product must only be available for sale over the festive period.Stollen – This yeasted cake must contain almonds and a mix of dried fruit. It can be of any size or shape.Christmas puddingsMust be no larger than seven inches in diameter. It must contain a mix of dried fruit and some kind of alcoholic beverage, and can be decorated in any way.Festive biscuits (sweet & savoury) including gingerbreadAny of the bakery products below can be entered into this category:Christmas biscuit selection – must include at least 12 biscuits and have a combination of chocolate and plain. It must be sold as a selection especially for Christmas.Savoury biscuit – can include biscuits all of the same type or a varied selection.Christmas gingerbread – can be an individual gingerbread or a pack of no more than 12. Gingerbread can be decorated in any way.Festive bread, including panettoneFestive bread – can be any type of bread (white, brown, wholemeal, sourdough, rye, etc) but must only be available for sale over the Christmas period. Up to 800g in weight.Panettone – this sweet Italian bread must include vanilla, citrus and candied fruit. It can be of any size or shape.Mince piesEntries must consist of six mince pies that contain mincemeat. Entrants can use any kind of pastry, and the pies can be of any shape or size.Free-from Christmas bakeryThis can be any festive-themed product that fits into one of the above categories, but must be free from at least one major allergen, in compliance with food labelling regulations. Follow the above category criteria, dependent on the product you are entering (ie – an entry of free-from mince pies must consist of six pies).The British Baker Christmas Stars winners will be announced in a web broadcast on Wednesday 11 October at 3pm – in time for you to ramp up your Christmas marketing activity.Entry fees are £99 per product for small/medium bakery businesses; and £299 per product for large bakery businesses.How to enter: Our online process makes entering the British Baker Christmas Stars quick and easy. The new deadline for entries is 25 September 2017 – enter now at read more

March 1

Harvard rallies against cancer

first_imgNow through April 8, team up with other Harvard faculty and staff members to shut out cancer through Harvard Community Gifts.Join the Rally Against Cancer team by giving $5 to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund through a dedicated website for Harvard employees. Harvard has been challenged by Executive Vice President Katie Lapp to raise $5,000 for patients living with cancer to benefit from Dana-Farber’s world-renowned research and patient care.Those who donate are invited to wear Red Sox gear to work on April 8, Fenway Opening Day, to celebrate the start of baseball season.To donate.last_img read more

March 1

IP experts and judges convene at HLS, discuss intellectual property laws

first_img Read Full Story The biennial Harvard Law School Conference on Intellectual Property Law attracted scores of IP lawyers, business people, academicians, and judges to the school April 12 to discuss recent developments in IP law.According to William W. Fisher, the WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law at HLS and co-chair of the event since its inception 10 years ago, the purpose of the conference is to stimulate discussion of IP law through a variety of mechanisms. This year’s conference featured a keynote speech by Quentin Palfrey ’02, former senior adviser at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, and an opportunity for attendees to examine current IP issues through participation in two case-study groups.In welcoming remarks preceding the judges panel, HLS Dean Martha Minow cited the importance of innovation to the U.S. economy.“(N)o economy will survive in the future unless it creates the climate of intellectual-property rules and dispute-resolution techniques that support and sustain innovation while at the same time protecting the investments that people have made,” she said. “This is perhaps the most interesting and challenging time for these issues that any civilization has ever encountered; and, frankly, the future of our country turns on whether or not you get it right.”Read more about the conference on the Harvard Law School website.last_img read more

March 1

Renewable energy research receives multimillion-dollar federal backing

first_imgThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded a three-year, $3.75-million contract to a team of Harvard researchers to further develop a promising grid-scale battery technology they demonstrated earlier this year. The innovative organic flow battery is designed to safely and inexpensively store solar and wind energy for use when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing.The battery was created in the laboratories of Michael J. Aziz, Gene and Tracy Sykes Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Roy G. Gordon, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science; and Alán Aspuru-Guzik, professor of chemistry and chemical biology.The team demonstrated the technical feasibility of the concept using seed funding from ARPA-E.Their unusual approach, using small organic molecules rather than expensive metals, has the potential to make power from intermittent renewable energy sources such as wind and solar far more economical and reliable. The breakthrough was announced in a paper published in Nature in January.The new support will allow the researchers to further refine the molecular chemistry and to engineer an improved prototype. In collaboration with the Harvard team, Connecticut-based Sustainable Innovations, LLC, will develop and deploy a commercial version of the organic flow battery that will demonstrate the technology at a large scale. William W. Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, will model the economics of using the technology. Read Full Storylast_img read more

January 18

New York Declares Juneteenth A Holiday For State Employees

first_imgMGN ImageALBANY — New York’s governor signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will propose legislation next year making June 19 a permanent state holiday. Such a bill is already before the legislature.“It is a day we should all reflect upon. It is a day that is especially relevant in this moment in history,” Cuomo said.Several states already observe Juneteenth, which has its historical roots in Texas, the first state to make it a state holiday in 1980. President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was effective Jan. 1, 1863, but the news took time to travel. It wasn’t until June 19, 1865, when word of the proclamation was brought by the Union army to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, making them among the last to be freed.Virginia’s governor proposed making Juneteenth a state holiday there earlier this week.Protesters nationwide have called for action to address the nation’s legacy of racial oppression and discrimination in the wake of Minneapolis police officers killing George Floyd.“I want to be a force for change, and I want to help synergize this moment,” Cuomo said. “Whether it’s reform on police department, whether it’s an expanded racial understanding and sensitivity and progress. And if Juneteenth is part of that, and the recognition of what happened and an understanding of what happened, great.”Cuomo’s announcement also comes as he calls for local police departments across the state to seriously tackle reform over the next few months. The governor has set an April, 2021 deadline for communities to pass concrete reforms or miss out on state aid for police departments.New York Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman, a Democrat, introduced a bill last week to make Junenteeth a public holiday in honor of “black and African-American freedom and achievements.”“As a state, it is our duty to recognize and celebrate June Nineteenth, not only by adopting resolutions, but by pausing statewide to acknowledge and reflect on a day that changed the trajectory of the lives of most Blacks and African Americans being held as slaves in U.S,” Hyndman said in a memo filed in support of the legislation. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

December 30

Surprise! Outdoor activity makes you healthier

first_imgOh, you’re not surprised?A recent report released by the U.S. Forest Service and published in the Journal of Forestry (who knew?) breaks down the raw numbers. According to the report 170 million people visit national forests each year for the purpose of recreating. These activities include hiking and walking (which happened in almost 20 percent of visits), backpacking (topping the list in energy expended by visitors, and downhill skiing (16 percent of visits). Visitors in the Northeast and Southeast engaged in more intensive physical activities, while those in the West accounted for 75 percent of visits. All this activity adds up to a total of 290 b-b-billion calories burned over the course of the year. The authors argue the study offers an even stronger case for governments to open and maintain parks to keep people outdoors and healthier, which will have long term, positive, benefits on society and our economy as a whole.Another recent, and slightly scarier, study from the National Wildlife Federation finds that the majority of kids in the U.S. are sleep deprived. Reasons range from busy schedules to digital media to too much homework (my dog ate it?) but one slightly surprising reason was a lack of outdoor playtime. According to their new guide, “Green Time for Sleep Time,” a nearly complete lack of regular outdoor playtime is causing kids to miss about 2 hours of sleep a night. Because they are spending more and more time inside, children are not getting enough natural light during the day to induce sleep during the night. This keeps them up and cranky, which nobody wants. From the benefits of natural light on kids’ sleep cycle, to the obvious health advantages of getting exercise outside, to the stress release of breaking free of four walls and a ceiling, getting more kids outside more often seems like a no-brainer for parents.Time spent in the outdoors, especially in green open spaces, has also been shown to improve the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. A University of Illinois study found that playing in green outdoor settings, as opposed to playgrounds or inside, daily or several times a week caused ADHD symptoms to be milder. With childhood obesity rates tripling in the past 25 years, and with almost 10 percent of kids diagnosed with ADHD, the physical and psychological benefits of healthy outdoor activity could not be more important. The great part is, nature is all around us and, for the most part, free. So get out there and make a statement, play outside.last_img read more