From now until April 2nd, a group called Tee Spring has paired with a number of musicians and NBA franchises to make custom shirts. The series, called “MYTEAMMYCITY,” matches famous artists to their hometown, and, naturally, the Jerry Garcia shirt was the first to catch our eye. The Garcia/Golden State Warriors shirt can be seen above.Other crossovers include The Roots x Philadelphia 76ers, Slipknot x Chicago Bulls, John Denver x Denver Nuggets (that one just makes sense!), DJ Khaled x Miami Heat, Nathaniel Rateliff x Denver Nuggets and so many more! The shirts are only available for eight more days, so don’t waste any time.You can find the whole series here.
John D. Black Professor Forest L. Reinhardt and Assistant Professor Michael W. Toffel, both of Harvard Business School, have won the 2009 D. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for sustainability issues in business curricula.Reinhardt and Toffel were recognized for their second-year M.B.A. elective “Business and the Environment,” which focuses on identifying and following through on opportunities to create business value from environmental and sustainability issues.
Panelists drew from fiction to tackle the real-world challenges faced by migrants yesterday when the Center for Social Concerns and Department of Romance Languages and Literatures co-hosted a viewing and discussion of the film “Al Otro Lado.” “Al Otro Lado,” Spanish for “To the Other Side,” relates the fictional migration experiences of three men from the perspective of each man’s wife and children. While the stories each take place in different parts of the world – Morocco, Spain and Cuba – the film focuses on the commonalities of the families’ experiences. Prior to the viewing, Spanish professor Ben Heller gave a brief history of migration patterns from Cuba and Mexico to the United States and discussed the significance of geographical borders and distances. “Geographical factors are not just things on maps, but are symbolic spaces of trial, transition and growth for migrants,” he said. French professor Catherine Perry’s commentary focused on the recent immigration patterns within Europe, as one of the film’s narratives featured migration to Spain. The feature-length film touched on some of the other challenges immigrants face, such as poverty and prejudice. Panelist and theology professor Fr. Dan Groody – who has personally worked with migrants in Mexico, Syria and Morocco – discussed the theological framework of migration following the film. “Immigration is a social, political and economic reality, but it is also a spiritual and theological journey as well,” Groody said. Groody compared migrants’ journeys from their homeland to humanity’s ultimate journey away from and eventual return to God, applying a theological symbolism on a political issue. “The theology of migration allows us to gain a new imagination of who we are before God,” he said. Sean O’Brien, assistant director at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, provided a legal perspective on migration in his remarks following the film’s conclusion. He attributed much of today’s migration to violations of human rights. “We recognize human rights as inalienable and universal regardless of legal status,” O’Brien said, citing the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. O’Brien said the awareness of these rights allow migrants to take advantage of them and improve their situation. “These rights are a tool for empowerment for immigrants as well as a set of remedies,” O’Brien said.
How old is old enough?Another question parents often face: When is my child old enoughto walk to school or to the bus stop alone?”It all depends on the maturity of the child,” Bower said.It also depends on neighborhood safety.”A child should not walk to school by himself younger than age9,” Bower said. “They should walk with an adult. But at 9 yearsold and up, depending on the neighborhood and the distance toschool, most mature children should be fine.”The same can be used as a guideline for going to a bus stopalone.”A parent should walk with the child to school or the bus stopthe first few times for practice,” Bower said.Seatbelts on school buses are an often-debated issue, but Bowersays full-sized buses are very safe with or without them. Somestates require belts on buses, and the NHTSA is reviewing thesestandards.The greatest risks to children on school buses are other cars.The NHTSA warns that in neighborhoods, near schools and at busstops, drivers need to take special care because children don’tbehave like adults and may dart out into the road. Watchcarefully as children exit a school bus. And wait for the bus tomove along before driving forward. More than 33 children die each yearMillions of children in the United States ride safely on schoolbuses each day. But an average of 33 school-age children die inschool bus-related traffic crashes each year, according to theNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”In the 1997-98 school year, more than 800 students (ages 5-18)were killed on their way to and from school if you include allmodes of transportation — not just school buses,” Bower said.According to the NHTSA, an average of 14 school-age pedestriansare killed by school buses each year, and six are killed by othervehicles involved in bus-related accidents.Most of those killed in bus accidents are pedestrians 5 to 7years old. They’re hit in the danger zone around the bus, eitherby a passing vehicle or by the bus itself.”Many more kids are killed running in front of or behind the busand getting hit by another car,” Bower said. “They can get theirbackpack caught on the bus handrail and get injured or stoop topick something up under the bus and the driver doesn’t see them.” Follow these safety rulesGet the year off to a good start by reviewing bus-stop safetyrules.Bill Barnett of the Pupil Transportation division of the GeorgiaDepartment of Public Safety offers these tips:* Get to the bus stop 5 minutes before the bus’s scheduledarrival. “Kids get hurt when they are rushing to catch a bus,” hesaid.* Don’t play at the bus stop.* Wait well off the road.* Dress for the weather.* Don’t start toward the bus until it stops completely and thered lights come on.* When you get on the bus, use the handrail and take the stepsone at a time.* Cross in front of the bus, far enough out so the driver can seeyou.* If you have to cross the street to get on the bus, check fortraffic and wait for the bus driver to signal you to cross theroad. “After the driver signals, check for traffic again beforeyou cross the road,” Barnett warns. By Faith PeppersUniversity of GeorgiaThe first day of school, just a few weeks away, can be exciting.New clothes, new book bags, new teachers and, for some, the newexperience of riding the big, yellow bus. Before you send yourchild to the bus stop, be prepared.”Students are much more at risk traveling to and from school thanat any other time during the school day,” said Don Bower, aUniversity of Georgia Extension Service human developmentspecialist.
By Dialogo August 23, 2010 Thirteen presumed leftist guerrillas were killed when air force planes dropped bombs on the suspects in rural northwestern Colombia, officials said on August 19. The offensive in Antioquia province against the National Liberation Army (ELN) included work by police intelligence, the army and air force, officials said. After the bombing soldiers, Marines and police entered the bombed site and found bodies, supplies and weapons, including eight automatic rifles, officials said. The ELN is Colombia’s second-largest rebel force, with 2,500 fighters at arms. The initial toll given after the bombing on August 18 had been seven. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are the country’s oldest and largest insurgency, fighting since the 1960s. They have between 6,500-10,000 fighters, according to different estimates. Both leftist groups, as well as right-wing paramilitary groups, have been linked to drug trafficking.
3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr A 30-year president/CEO of a failed Louisiana credit union, who created fake loans and coded those accounts so no statements would be generated, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in New Orleans to stealing more than $1 million.Jacqueline Ray, 60, of Biloxi, Miss., admitted in court documents she carried out a fraudulent scheme from 2007 to May 2013 by creating 149 bogus loans and 71 fictitious member accounts at the Ochsner Clinic Federal Credit Union. Nearly all of the bogus member accounts were connected to at least two fake loans. continue reading »
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Jose Mourinho pays heartfelt tribute to ‘last of his kind’ Arsene Wenger Jose Mourinho had some kind words for Arsene Wenger (Picture: Getty Images)Jose Mourinho has buried the hatchet with old rival Arsene Wenger and has plenty of kind words for the former Arsenal manager now they are no longer competing against each other.Mourinho took on Wenger during his two spells as Chelsea boss and his stint as Manchester United manager, often succeeding against the Frenchman.Rio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starThere was even a physical altercation in 2014 when Wenger shoved Mourinho on the touchline as Chelsea went on to beat the Gunners 2-0.However, this all appears to be in the past for the Portuguese who thinks very highly of his old adversary.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Wenger and Mourinho had some heated moments on the touchline (Picture: Getty Images)‘The easiest way to remember Arsene Wenger is to say that he was the only kind,’ Mourinho told beIN Sports.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘In today’s football, it is impossible for a manager to coach for 10, 15, or 20 years at the same club. He is the last one who accomplished that.‘I really don’t think that we will ever see another manager remaining more than 10 years in a single club.More: FootballChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘In today’s world, players come and go, the pressure is immense for the manager. You make a great season but the next one is always a little worse.‘There is enormous pressure, there is a tendency to always change.‘Today’s norms dictate that the managers cannot stay at the same club for a long time.If we are talking about football, Wenger is the manager who coached the ‘Invincibles’. He won the Premier League with Arsenal without losing a single match and that remains through time.’Mourinho is expected to make a return to management this summer, saying: ‘I want to train a club, I want to find a place for this summer, in June for the preseason.‘I know exactly what I do not want, that’s why I’ve already rejected three or four offers.‘And I know what I want, not the name of the club, but the work style, workload. I know what I want and that’s what I hope for.’MORE: Fernando Torres sends message to Liverpool fans ahead of title run-inMORE: Man Utd to trigger Marcus Rashford extension as contract talks stall Phil HaighWednesday 20 Mar 2019 9:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link29Shares Comment Advertisement
Sharing is caring! 213 Views no discussions Share Share Tweet HealthLifestyle Blood test ‘to help smokers quit’ by: BBC News – January 12, 2015 Although smoking is becoming less popular in many parts of the world, the total number of smokers is growingA blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting, research in a Lancet journal suggests.Studies show as many as 60% of people who try to give up start smoking again in the first week.But researchers argue measuring how quickly a person breaks down nicotine could boost the chances of success.Other experts say the cost-effectiveness of these extra tests would need to be assessed.Patches or pillsNicotine is one of the most addictive substances in cigarettes – smokers crave more nicotine when their body’s levels drop, prompting them to smoke again.But different people break down nicotine at different rates.Some scientists suggest people who break it down more quickly may crave more cigarettes and in turn find it harder to quit.In this study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania in the US enlisted some 1,240 people on different smoking cessation programmes.They checked each volunteer’s blood to see if nicotine was broken down at a normal or slow rate.Volunteers received either a nicotine patch, a drug called varenicline or treatment with a dummy pill.Varenicline is a non-nicotine based drug that is available on prescription . Doctors balance potential side-effects – including the risk of depression and suicide – against the harms of continued smoking.Everyone in the trial had access to behavioural counselling too.Nicotine replacement can be in the form of patches and spraysScientists found people who broke down nicotine at a normal rate had a better chance of quitting while using varenicline than those using nicotine replacement patches.Though volunteers who broke nicotine down more slowly had similar success rates whichever method they used, they reported more side-effects with the varenicline.Prof Caryn Lerman, one of the lead researchers, said: “If these tests are used, people could have a sizeable chance of success.Wider use“For some people, with normal metabolism of nicotine, the chance of success might be low on the patches but could double if they take the pill while for a third of the population with slower breakdown, cheaper patches might be best.”Blood tests to check for nicotine breakdown speed are currently used in research but scientists say they could be easily developed for much wider use.Prof Neil Davies, of the University of Bristol, provided an independent comment: “The results are an important scientific advance.“If the findings can be replicated they could lead to changes in practice. But there are still questions that need to be answered.“The cost-effectiveness of these tests would need to be taken into account.”Prof Robert West, from University College London, who was not involved in this paper, said: “We know that if people try to quit unaided their chance of success for a year is about 4%.“The way to succeed is to keep trying. It is like rolling a dice. If you keep rolling it you will succeed but if you stop rolling you will fail.”The University of Pennsylvania research was published in the the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal. Share
Trinity Lutheran defeated Oldenburg Academy in Varsity Baseball play.TL 101 011 3 7 8 0OA 110 012 0 5 10 3OA Hitting: Nick Bischoff 1-2, 2 runs, 2 bbCorey Schuman 0-4, rbiJosh Kinker 2-4, rbiDrew Kloepfer 2-4, run, rbiMatty Hurm 1-2, 2 bbTyler Hesselbrock 1-2, sac fly rbi, bbTanner Alley 1-4Bryce Ahaus 2-3, 2 runs, doubleOA Pitching: Jacob Kessens 6 IP, 5 runs, 3 earned, 6 hits, 4 K, 3 bb, hbpCorey Schuman 0 IP, 1 earned run, 0 hits, 0 k, 1 bb LossJosh Kinker 1 IP, 1 earned run, 2 hits, 1 K, 0 bbVarsity record: 9-6OA’s next game will be Thursday at Milan.Submitted by OA Coach Doug Behlmer.