CU-Boulder Response To Sept. 27th Residence Hall Incident

first_imgA suspect has been arrested and jailed in an incident the evening of Sept. 27th involving a handful of students in CU-Boulder residence halls. For more information on the incident see the CU Police report on the Web at: www.colorado.edu/police/reports/releases/20070928news01.pdf. In response the campus administration, led by the Housing and Dining Services staff and campus police, has begun a series of activities to help students, faculty and staff be aware of potential problems before they occur and to better respond to incidents when they do occur. The following are some of the steps that have been taken.What the University is Doing:• Increasing campus security patrols by CU Police and increasing staff presence in residence halls.• Making students aware of available services including Counseling and Psychological Services and Victim Assistance.• Educating students about taking charge of their personal safety and being aware of ways they can contribute to community safety measures. For example, students are being urged to not prop open exterior doors in residence halls and to keep their personal room doors locked.• Students are being advised to look out for each other and to assist fellow students in need of help.• Students have been commended for their quick response in the Sept. 27 incident in which they helped each other and assisted police. Quick action by several students the evening of Sept. 27 helped police quickly apprehend residence hall intruders.• Students are being educated (through residence hall meetings, email and printed material) about the dangers and effects of hallucinogenic drugs.• Students, faculty and staff are being encouraged to report threatening incidents through services such as 9-1-1 and the Boulder County Crime Stoppers tip line, which can be used anonymously. Tips can be reported by going to www.colorado.edu/police/safety/crimestoppers.htm.• Campus Police and student affairs staff are educating students, faculty and staff about ways they can be part of the solution by reporting suspicious activity to police, and immediately reporting any incident that is potentially harmful or threatening.Sept. 27th Incident Response Details:• The Good Samaritan Policy is observed by CU Police and gives students immunity from campus judicial review if they take action to protect another person in a dangerous or life-threatening situation.• Faculty and staff members who are in contact with students affected by any incident are encouraged to refer students to the following web sites for safety information, counseling or other support services: www.colorado.edu/alcohol/policies/index.html, www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/victimassistance/, www.colorado.edu/sacs/counseling/, www.colorado.edu/police/safety/.• In residence halls, students are being reminded to not prop open external doors and to not hold doors open for people who they do not recognize as a hall resident. (Doors to living areas of residence halls are locked 24 hours a day and residents are responsible for their visitors). In addition, students are being instructed not to let people they do not recognize as a resident enter through floor security doors.• Specific safety tips are being reissued to students through meetings, residence hall messaging systems, e-mail and fliers. Campus faculty and staff are encouraged to reinforce these safety messages with students as opportunities present themselves. • On Friday, Sept. 28, meetings with students were being arranged during the day to offer support services and advice to any students affected by the attack or who are concerned about safety because of the incident. Meetings were planned for Hallett and Cheyenne Arapaho halls and more meetings are being scheduled in upcoming days. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Sept. 27, 2007 last_img read more

Student life: Tips for finding off-campus housing after the flood

first_imgBy Off-Campus Housing and Neighborhood RelationsDuring last September’s flood, hundreds of students living off campus were displaced and thousands of dollars were lost in property damage. As you begin your housing search, consider asking your future landlord if the prospective unit was affected by the flood. How bad was the damage and what repairs have been made?Other post flood housing search tips: Talk with the current tenants, if possible, and ask them about their experience.                 -Did the landlord provide adequate communication during the repairs?                 -Did the landlord offer any form of rent abatement?                 -Have there been problems with the unit since repairs were made? Tour the actual unit, not just a model. Inspect the condition of the walls, ceilings, and floors. Look around the unit for mold. Check the condition of the appliances. Your lease should contain a provision that says the landlord is responsible for paying for repairs, unless the repairs are for damage caused by you or your guests. If the landlord agrees to make improvements to the unit prior to move in, get all promises by the landlord in writing before signing the lease.Questions about signing a lease for a damaged unit? Schedule a free lease review. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Jan. 9, 2014 last_img read more

Jackson says Dail protest will continue despite letter from committee chair

first_img WhatsApp Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Twitter By News Highland – September 22, 2017 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Homepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleRuaille Buaille le Colm Feiritéar 19/9/17Next articleFirst language plans approved under the language planning process News Highland Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Jackson says Dail protest will continue despite letter from committee chair The Chair of the Oireachtas Abortion Committee Senator Catherine Noone has writen to anti abortion protestor Tim Jackson saying she has watched an abortion video and the Taoiseach has no difficulty in doing so.However, Mr Jackson, a former Independent Election Candidate in Donegal who is continuing to refuse food, says that is not enough…………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/timfri.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Briefly Noted: Jewish Community Center’s Youth triathlon set for June 30

first_imgJewish Community Center hosting annual youth triathlon. The Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City is hosting its annual Youth Triathlon on Sunday, June 30. The triathlon is a chance for youth from age 4 to 17 to compete, with food, music and a medal provided for every participant. The triathlon will take place at the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, and the grounds of the Sprint campus nearby. The competition begins at 7:30 a.m. Participation fees are $25 for Tri for Tots (ages 4-5); $35 per individual/$90 per team. Participants and their parents can attend a pre-race orientation session at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus. Registration is at thejkc.org/youthtri. For more information, contact Erika Aanestad at 913-327-4693.SM East grad Molly Ross named Big 12 Rowing Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year at K-State. Kansas State women’s rowing senior and Shawnee Mission East grad Molly Ross was named the Big 12 Rowing Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year. She is the third member of K-State Rowing to earn the award. A Westwood resident, Ross is pursuing her doctorate degree in nuclear engineering, after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from K-State in 2017. In 2017, Ross earned the Kansas State University Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department Outstanding Senior Award, and has also been named to the First Team Academic All-Big 12 in four consecutive seasons. She earned Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete recognition last year.Shawnee calling artists to create permanent sculpture in German sister city. The city of Shawnee is planning to send a local artist/sculptor to represent it on a trip to sister city Erfurt, Germany, next year. The artist/sculptor will create a sculpture that will be permanently installed in Erfurt. The sculptor will participate in a two-week workshop in summer 2020 with sculptor’s from each of Erfurt’s 10 other sister cities. The chosen artists will be paid roughly $1,100 to create sculptures in preparation of Germany’s Federal Horticultural Show in 2021. Applications and pictures of previous works can be sent to [email protected] The contest will close Aug. 1.last_img read more

FIFA World Cup 18: Three Lions Slumps Towards Defeat As Belgium Finishes On Top…

first_imgAdvertisement ynazNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs8yusudWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ez210d( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 9yyWould you ever consider trying this?😱przCan your students do this? 🌚2741pRoller skating! Powered by Firework (Photo Credits: Getty Images)Advertisement The Red Devils just defeated England for the second time in the history of football as they overcame England 1-0 to finish on top of Group G.Advertisement Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions’ group phase ended in a defeat as they finished second behind Roberto Martinez’s Red Devils. A defeat in this fixture seems quite bad for England as they next face South American Giants Colombia in the round of sixteen while Belgium plays Asian underdogs Japan.It was former Manchester United star Adnan Janzuaj who scored the only goal of the game as the much changed English side cruised towards the defeat. However, despite being ending the game victorious, Belgium were guilty of underperforming as they failed to keep up to the level of game they have shown in recent fixtures.Advertisement Three Lions will now face Group H leaders Colombia as they look forward to qualifying for the quarter-finals while the Red Devils will take on Group H runners-up Japan.  Advertisementlast_img read more

The Final Round of the 3×3 Pro Basketball League to be held in Mumbai…

first_imgAdvertisement 6qocNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1l4cuWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E95( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) vm2Would you ever consider trying this?😱30ks7wCan your students do this? 🌚btlp4Roller skating! Powered by Firework The finale of the inaugural season of 3×3 Pro Basketball League (3BL), the first ever FIBA recognized league in India, will be held at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla in Mumbai on 25th and 26th August 2018. The sixth and final round of 3BL will see leading teams Delhi Hoopers, Ahmedabad Wingers and Bangalore Machas fight to establish dominance in the first season. The home team, Mumbai Hustlers were also strong in the fifth round, with a tremendous performance from Bikramjit Gill in the quarter-final match.Advertisement The fifth round held in Bangalore saw the immense success of 3BL among players and fans alike. With Bikramjit’s gameplay and skills, Mumbai Hustlers played incredibly well, but Delhi Hoopers remained leaders in the score charts, followed by Ahmedabad Wingers and Bangalore Machas. Surprise performances were seen from Aizawl Legends and Jaipur Regals as they put on strong fronts against the big teams and this round could be a chance for them to prove themselves. Advertisement  3BL has provided Indian 3×3 basketball players with an opportunity to turn their passions into reality since its inception in June 2018. After emerging as champions of the third round, Delhi Hoopers got the chance to compete against world’s leading 3×3 teams and players in FIBA 3×3 World Tour, Utsunomiya Masters in July.Grassroots level development of 3×3 basketball has been one of the pioneering objectives of 3BL. With the help of star players from various teams, coaching clinics for young students have been conducted in each of the cities 3BL has been in. Since 3×3 basketball has been introduced as an Olympic sport to be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, efforts to increase chances of a medal from an Indian team have been upped.Advertisement  Speaking about the upcoming round, Yoshiya Kato, Chairman, 3BL, said, “This is an emotional yet proud moment for all of us and we are working towards making the final round the best of the season. It has been an incredible journey till date and we are grateful to all our fans and supporters for the success we’ve seen in the previous five rounds. I am certain that 3BL has raised awareness about basketball in India, and we are hoping to introduce more 3×3 basketball opportunities in the future.” Rohit Bakshi, League Commissioner, 3BL, said, “It has been a very exciting season so far and I’m happy to have seen the talent develop and grow over these past few months. India definitely has a lot of potential for a medal at the next Olympics and Commonwealth Games in 3×3 basketball.” Vivek Krishna, Entertainment Director, 3BL said, “3BL is a very entertaining sport and we promise an even more passionate and enjoyable finale. Our supporters have stuck by us through the season and we are thrilled for the final round in Mumbai, the entertainment capital of the country. We will go heavy on entertainment contest on this round with a hip-hop dance-off, dunk performances by international dunkers and a lot more. We are sure the audiences are going to love the finale.” Advertisementlast_img read more

Henry De Bromhead bids for further Galway Plate success

first_imgHenry De Bromhead chases his third TheTote.com Galway Plate in four years next week and has put together a formidable team of seven horses for the summer’s chasing highlight, now an evening card at Ballybrit on Wednesday, August 1. Further down the handicap, Calino D’airy, twice a winner at Galway in October of last year, has 10st 11lbs while Conrad Hastings has 10st 7lbs.Gordon Elliott has put one more than De Bromhead into the race with his 2016 winner Lord Scoundrel on 10st 10lbs among his eight, double his entry of last year. With 11st 1lb, Jury Duty has the most weight of the Elliott brigade. With a 10lbs rise in the ratings for his success in the Midlands National Handicap Chase at Kilbeggan last Friday night, Timiyan is on 9st 12lbs.Willie Mullins has 13 horses in the race with Alelchi Inios and Ballycasey, second and third to Lord Scoundrel two years ago, on 11st 1lb and 10st 13lbs respectively. Patricks Park, a winner at the inaugural Dublin Racing Festival and at the Punchestown festival, has 10st 7lbs, 2lbs higher than stablemate Blazer.Both Jessica Harrington and Noel Meade have made five entries. Neverushacon was a winner on the final day of last year’s Galway festival for Harrington and will carry 10st 11lbs after his runaway victory at Limerick earlier this month. Road To Riches gave Meade his sole success in the race when winning in 2014 and has 10st 6lbs while the classy Snow Falcon is on 11st.Last year’s third, Slowmotion (10st 8lbs), is one of four entries for Joseph O’Brien while Supreme Vinnie (9st 13lbs) could yet represent trainer Denise O’Shea after his success in the Galway Plate Trial Handicap Chase at Limerick earlier this month.There are five entries from Britain with Nigel Twiston-Davies, David Pipe, Harry Fry, Neil Mulholand and Dr Richard Newland all bidding to emulate Paul Nicholls who sent over Oslot to win in the hands of Ruby Walsh in 2008.The total entry of 58 horses is an increase of 11 on last year and up 18 on the 2016 figure.Michael Moloney, General Manager of Galway Racecourse, said: “We are very excited about the 149th running of TheTote.com Galway Plate in its new evening slot and we are thrilled with the number of entries received for this great race. While we have strong teams entered from Irish trainers like Henry De Bromhead, Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott, it is great to see the entries from across the Irish Sea. It takes a lot of hard work to win a Galway Plate and no doubt it will be another great horse that will win the 2018 renewal.”CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO ENTRIES WITH WEIGHTSprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Balko Des Flos and Davy Russell winning thetote.com Galway Plate.Galway Festival.Photo: Patrick McCann 02.08.2017center_img A winner with Shanahan’s Turn three years ago, and subsequent Cheltenham Festival Ryanair Chase hero Balko Des Flos last year, the County Waterford trainer’s entry is headed by early top-weights Sub Lieutenant on 11st 10lbs and Valseur Lido which has been allotted an early weight of 11st 5lbs.last_img read more

Walt Disney World Preview — Week of June 9, 2018

first_imgAttractions Closed For RefurbishmentsMagic Kingdom:Liberty Square RiverboatEpcot:Kringla Bakeri og KafeHollywood StudiosToy Story Mania (Closed 6/11 – 6/19)Will you try out the Minnie Vans? Let me know in the comments. WeatherFor the most current weather conditions, click here.Crowd LevelsFor more information about crowd levels, click here.Park Hours Share This!Did ya hear? Everyone can use the Minnie Vans now! For more Walt Disney World news, keep reading.Special EventsThe Minnie Vans are now available to ALL Walt Disney World guests. These vans can take you anywhere on Walt Disney World property, and this service is $25 per trip. Check out Rikki’s article for more details!The Blueberry Grass Band will be performing at the Canada Pavilion, located in the World Showcase at Epcot, beginning June 13. Their music combines French and English Canadian hits, and they’ll be performing Wednesdays through Sundays until August 26.Now through September 3, meet Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, Frozone, and Edna Mode at Magic Kingdom park! This is part of the Incredible Tomorrowland Expo, which is located at the Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland.Annual Passholders are receiving special offerings now through June 29. These include a 20% discount at Hollywood & Vine (located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios) and early access to purchase a Toy Story Land-themed MagicBand.last_img read more

Rafters win second half, head to playoffs

first_imgFor the City TimesMEQUON – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (23-13) topped the Lakeshore Chinooks (16-20) 7-6 on Aug. 11, to win the second-half Great Lakes West Division Championship and clinch a spot in the Northwoods League Playoffs.Trailing 1-0 in the second inning, Roman Trujillo and Aidan Huggins drove in runs to put the Rafters on top 2-1. Lakeshore answered with a pair in the bottom of the third, but the Rafters came storming back one inning later.Wisconsin Rapids posted four runs in the fourth inning to take the lead for good. Noah Thigpen doubled to tie the game and Trujillo and Richie Schiekofer each tallied an RBI single. Anthony Galason capped off the inning with an RBI double to make it 6-3 Rafters.Huggins scored on a wild pitch in the sixth to add to the Rafters lead and the Chinooks rallied to make it a one-run game heading to the ninth, but Brayden Bonner closed out the game and sealed the big Rafters win.Izzy Fuentes gets the win with 3.1 innings of relief work, striking out four batters. Brayden Bonner fanned four in 1.2 shutout innings of work out of the bullpen to earn the save. Lakeshore’s Bailey Vuylsteke is credited with the loss.The Rafters will take on the Madison Mallards at Witter Field on Aug. 12 at 7:05 p.m. for game one of a best-of-three playoff series. For more information, visit Raftersbaseball.com or 521 Lincoln Street, Wisconsin Rapids, or call 715-424-5400.last_img read more

Cape Town Jazz Safari, with Andulela Experience

first_imgTour operator Andulela Experience offers visitors to Cape Town an interactive trip through the Cape jazz scene, which reflects life in the Mother City. (Image: Andulela Experience)• Monique Le RouxAndulela Experience+27 82 695 4 [email protected] KearneyFresh from another spectacularly successful Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Mother City is plunging into Jazz Appreciation Month, and as always, it is offering a good, jazzy night out.There are, of course, the various clubs and pubs, led by the notable The Crypt at St George’s Cathedral and Straight No Chaser in the city bowl, as well as the veteran spots like Swingers in Wetton. But for something more intimate, try a jazz safari for size.The 15th annual jazz festival took place on 28 and 29 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), and all tickets were sold out by 3 March, according to organisers ESPAfrika; the two-day passes for the entire festival were sold out by 7 January. It’s a popular weekend indeed.On the programme were national and international maestros, with the likes of Abdullah Ibrahim; Erykah Badu; Jonas Gwangwa; Mike Rossi Project; Blue Notes Tribute Orkestra, allowing virtuoso Marcus Wyatt to pay tribute to the original South African sextet, whose compositions they played on Saturday night; Shane Cooper Quintet; and, Jimmy Nevis among them. At 87, pianist Randy Weston led his trio towards the sublime at 2.30am on Saturday morning. But for many, the standout performance was Kyle Shepherd and Bokani Dyer.And there was the Sounds Fringe Cape Town. Though not officially part of the festival, it added to the atmosphere. There were also workshops for musicians, producers and journalists, and performances at venues around Green Market Square and at various hotels. At least 15 000 people were at the opening night, as always held in Greenmarket Square. At the main stage at the CTICC – there were five stages in all at the venue – 20 000 people turned out for the shows. On Sunday, venues in Paarl and Wynberg were included.It kicked off a good month: April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), recognised around the world, culminating in International Jazz Day on April 30.The American Jazz Museum explains that JAM highlights the glories of jazz as both “a historical and a living treasure. Here is one special month to draw greater public attention to the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz… The story of America is embedded in the spirit and rhythms of jazz; captured in beats that have travelled through the African Diaspora and a spirit of freedom that has impassioned slave and free born, immigrant and migrant since America’s founding.”Indeed, the African diaspora has brought jazz to all corners of the world, and April 30 was declared International Jazz Day by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) in 2011. It is led by Unesco Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, the jazz muso. Osaka, Japan is the 2014 global host city. Presented each year in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the day “encourages and highlights intercultural dialogue and understanding through jazz, uniting people in all corners of the globe. The celebration is recognised on the official calendars of both Unesco and the United Nations,” says the organisation. On safariThis all makes April the best time to book a Cape Town Jazz Safari, run by Andulela Experience. Cape Town’s jazz is a special sound. Andulela explains that South African jazz was forged in a climate of rebellion. “In the Johannesburg of the forties and fifties, the swaggering, cosmopolitan sophistication of African American bebop culture was adopted wholesale by the township youth; its style and lingo becoming a form of defiance against oppression. Artists, journalists and political activists came together around the music in the shebeens of Sophiatown, where the pioneers of northern ‘marabi’ jazz were making their names.”Down south in Cape Town, meanwhile, a different sound was emerging as American sailors brought the new jazz into harbour with them. “Somewhere between the docks and the Cape Flats, it was infused with the Mother City’s own charismatic melange of musical traditions, cross-pollinating with the carnival music of the “Cape Coons” and drawing on the rhythms of Europe, Asia, and all Africa. Thus Cape Jazz came into being.”In the 1960s and seventies, many local musicians fled oppression at home, going into exile, and much of South Africa’s jazz was better known abroad. Even after the 1994 democratic elections, the Cape jazz scene remained an elusive subculture. But in the past few years, with the exiled musicians returning, it has been claiming its place in the sun.Andulela co-founder Monique le Roux says the idea is to give to travellers something they would not usually get. “We are interested in real life stories, in visiting and getting to know people in their homes and working spaces,” she explains. The company began a decade ago, offering Malay cooking safaris – essentially tours of the historical heart of the Bo Kaap and its stores, notable the spice emporium, ending with a cookery lesson led by a local woman, in her home. Then, about nine years ago, it began offering jazz tours too, taking visitors “right into the fabric of the city’s musical spirit, at the same time giving back to the local music scene”. Mac McKenzie’s goema sound was a major contributor to Cape jazz. Mac McKenzie is “a guardian of goema music and its greatest innovator to date, re-imaging the boundaries of this style”. (Image: Andulela Experience) What’s onThe first visit is to the home of a professional musician, such as well-known pianist Hilton Schilder. Dinner, drinks, and exclusive performances in their homes are followed by a trip into the city to enjoy live jazz at a nightspot, or a saunter across town for a nightcap at the home of a second musician.“We deal in universal themes – music, food, the arts. If you have something in common, it is easier to exchange,” Le Roux explains. The company has Fairtrade certification, and 80% of its business is done with families in need. “Responsible tourism is a personal passion. We try to look at how to access another culture from a different socio-economic community in a realistic way. It is a delicate balance between contributing financially and cultural interest.”The walking tour component allows the visitor to feel, smell and listen more closely. The emphasis is on fun, real-life inspirational stories: the musician also talks about life and culture. And while it is primarily a listening experience, musicians on the tour are welcome to join in and jam. Responsible experienceThe jazz safaris operate on Fairtrade principles. It has several hosts who rotate the tours between them so that work is created over a wider area. The tours take a maximum of 12 people, but the ideal for a more intimate experience is eight. Taking place in the evening, from 7pm to 11pm, they cost R895 per person.Included in the price are dinner, transport and a guide, as well as wine – though you can bring your own too. “It is even interesting for non-jazz lovers,” Le Roux points out. “You can look at it as a specialised music experience, or as a cultural experience.”The hosts are icons of jazz in South Africa, she emphasizes. As the name Andulela stresses – it is a classical isiXhosa term for “to be the first” or “pioneer” – the company is offering a first in Cape Town, while punting the idea of responsible tourism. “The tours not only benefit the hosts financially, but there is also a cultural exchange. Seeing the world through their visitors’ eyes also broadens their horizons. It is an enriching, diverse experience from many sides.“Tourism as an experience is growing in popularity, with more and more people wanting more than simply to go somewhere to lie on a beach,” she concludes.last_img read more