Imagine Music Festival Reveals First Round Of 2017 Lineup

first_imgAtlanta’s largest EDM camping festival is back for its fourth year, and it’s slated to be bigger than ever. From September 22nd through September 24th, Imagine Music Festival will take over the Atlanta Motor Speedway with its six themed stages. The festival just dropped its first-stage lineup, and its shaping up to be quite a party. In addition to headliners Pretty Lights Live, Above & Beyond, Deadmau5, Tiësto and Gorgon City, the festival will be attracting a bunch of diverse acts from across the electronic-music world. We’re certainly stoked on the Amazonia Stage, which thus far has announced Pretty Lights Live, The Floozies, Ott, Jai Wolf, Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, Bleep Bloop, Minnesota, among others.Tickets for Imagine Music Festival are available here, and you can check out the first round of artists announced below, with more artists coming in the future.last_img read more

Six from Harvard Law School awarded Skadden Fellowships

first_imgSix students and recent alumni were recently were chosen by the Skadden Foundation to receive two-year fellowships to support their work in public service. This year’s recipients include current students Haben Girma ’13, Hunter Landerholm ’13, Adam Meyers ’13 and Mara Sacks ’13, and recent graduates Robert Hodgson ’12 and Daniel Saver ’12.The fellowships, which provide a salary and benefits, were established in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in recognition of the need for greater funding for graduating law students who want to devote their professional life to helping the poor, elderly, homeless and disabled, as well as those deprived of their civil or human rights. Applicants create their own projects at public interest organizations with at least two lawyers on staff.“There are so many people who are suffering the effects of our challenging economy, yet nonprofits and legal services organizations do not have the budget to meet the demand for existing fundamental legal services,” said Alexa Shabecoff, assistant dean for public service in the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising at HLS. “I am so happy that thanks to the generosity of the Skadden Foundation truly fabulous law students and judicial law clerks, including six exceptional and wonderful Harvard students and alumni, will be able to deploy their amazing talents to aid communities and clients that desperately need the help.”last_img read more

Never tell me the odds: UDAAP strikes back

first_imgby: Suzie HigbeeWe know that a blog post about Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices may not be everybody’s idea of good time. But that doesn’t diminish the importance of keeping up to speed on the prohibited practices that could land your institution in hot water. With the recent excitement about the upcoming reboot of the Star Wars franchise, we thought a few familiar film references might help make an overview of the basics of UDAAP go down just a little bit easier.Not so long ago, in a galaxy that is actually pretty close, attention to UDAAP heated up like a summer blockbuster. The prohibition against unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices is considered by many to be an overly broad and impressively vague area of compliance. That can make preparing for UDAAP a challenge, but never fear (because, as you may know, fear is the path to the dark side). And your regulator may find your lack of faith disturbing. Don’t worry; there is a new hope.First of all, it’s critical to remember that the ban against UDAAP doesn’t only apply to financial products and services, but to every activity at your institution. So set your deflector shields to maximum. UDAAP impacts advertising, initial and subsequent disclosures, servicing, collections, credit card disclosures and bills, third-party vendors, employee interactions with consumers, and more. Not to mention that the CFPB is openly soliciting for complaints. Furthermore, UDAAP is increasingly being cited in conjunction with other regulations to “boost” their impact. continue reading » 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Ross Park Zoo reopens to visitors with precautions for people, animals in place

first_imgThe zoo’s walkway also has tape and arrows to keep people apart. Assistant Supervisor Alex Brassard said everyone is happy to finally be open again. Staff said the zoo is only allowing one third of its capacity to enter at a time and visitors must stay socially distant for themselves and the animals. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The holiday brought the first weekend of reopening for the Ross Park Zoo, but it came with new safety precautions for both people and animals. “A lot of people are glad to just get out and do something, there have been a lot of smiling faces throughout the zoo,” he said.last_img

National Police punish officers who extorted Japanese tourist in Bali

first_imgHe confirmed the extortion occurred and offered a public apology, while also encouraging the public to file a report if they go through a similar experience or hear about such incidents.Read also: Tourists flock to Bali after ban liftedPreviously, Jembrana Police chief Sr. Comm. Ketut Gede Adi Wibawa said two of his officers were involved in a case of extortion. The officers admitted to having committed the misconduct, he added.The police said they were investigating the case to find out the perpetrators’ intentions and their respective roles. “We are still investigating the case. They had confessed to their actions. However, we are still figuring out what they were going to do with the money,” Wibawa said. (dpk) Topics : The National Police have said that they have punished two officers who reportedly extorted a Japanese tourist for Rp 1 million (US$ 67.93) over a traffic violation in an incident that took place in Jembrana, Bali, in 2019.  “The police have taken strict action against the police officers,” National Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Argo Yuwono said as quoted by on Friday, without providing further details on the punishment. last_img read more

Dennis Hayes

first_imgDennis W. Hayes, 75, of Benham passed away at 8:30pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the University Hospital in Louisville. He was born at Milan on October 25, 1942 the son of Wilkie and Jessie Niles Hayes. He was married to Barbara Linville on May 21, 1966 and she survives. Other survivors include one brother Kenneth (Gladys) Hayes of Benham along with several nieces and nephews. Growing up Denny attended the Benham School and was a 1960 graduate of Cross Plains High School. In 1962 he began working at the Aurora Casket Company and remained there his entire career retiring in 2005 after 43 years. Music was a major part of Denny and Barbara’s life and throughout their married life they did singing evangelical work which allowed them to travel to several states. Denny was a member of the Concord Wesleyan Church where served in several capacities. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 18th at 10:30am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Jerry Vandervort officiating. Burial will be in the Benham Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Memorials may be given to the Concord Wesleyan Church in care of the funeral home.last_img read more

Miller remembered for dedication to Annenberg

first_imgTimothy Miller, an employee known for going out of his way to help students at the Annenberg School for School Communication & Journalism, died Saturday morning. He was 47.Kindness · Miller often brought cookies, cakes and other food to celebrate holidays at Annenberg. – Courtesy of Annenberg Television News Miller, who lived in Lakewood, Calif., began working for Annenberg 12 years ago in the Facilities and Technology, Multimedia department. Miller moved into his office in the Annenberg equipment room eight years ago when he became the full-time equipment room coordinator.“He was more than just a person who handed you the equipment,” said Chuck Boyles, director of multimedia technologies at Annenberg. “[He] could tell you that he loved his job.”Along with checking out a camera or tripod, students often received a piece of candy or a cookie from Miller.“He was almost like a mother hen to everyone in this department,” said Boyles, who received several pineapple upside-down cakes from Miller over the years because Miller knew it was one of his favorite treats.Miller frequently hosted food days and he would walk around the building, offering students and staff cookies, or bring in a crockpot and cook corn beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day.“He would always stop and greet everyone coming in the door,” said Fiona Siu, a senior majoring in architecture who worked in the equipment room.Annenberg knew Miller for always being the first one to hand out Christmas cards and decorate the ground floor in bright holiday spirit, said Tom Norris, computer services consultant and Annenberg Television News supervisor.Miller had been the same caring guy since college, said Norris, who attended Santa Ana College with Miller.“He’s the kind of guy who never told you when his birthday was,” said Norris, who said he thinks Miller didn’t want other people to buy him presents. “All he ever wanted to do is help people.”Though Miller did not share much about his personal life with co-workers, he essentially had three families — his immediate family, Annenberg and his church — Boyles said.The Annenberg family will miss his smiling face, he said, but will also miss his dedication to his job and the equipment room.“I think there’s a lot of stuff to pull together in the department,” said Lindsay Berg, a junior majoring in print journalism and sociology who has worked alongside Miller over the last two years. “There’s a lot of work to do now that he’s gone.”Miller’s work ethic and long hours made him readily available and happy to help students.“He always made the extra effort to reach out and help anyone but himself,” Berg said. “He was the life of the office.”Miller treated everyone as a special person, Boyles wrote in a letter.“Tim was unique, and while we are all unique, there will never be another Tim Miller,” he said.Miller was working toward an undergraduate degree in communication during his time at Annenberg.He was planning on walking at commencement this year, Norris said.Miller is survived by his father, Paul Miller and mother, Ramona. A viewing will be held Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Stricklin Snively Funerals and Cremations in Long Beach, Calif. The memorial service will take place Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. at the Westwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles.Joe and Barbara Saltzman have established a fund that is now accepting donations in Miller’s name at The Jester and Pharley Phund.last_img read more

Who Leads? William Hill struggling to find a CEO

first_img GVC hires ‘comms pro’ Tessa Curtis to re-energise media profile  August 25, 2020 Share Submit SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Gareth DavisThe Financial Times has reported that FTSE-listed William Hill is struggling to find a new Chief Executive to officially lead the company following the departure of James Henderson in July.At present, William Hill leadership is being filled by interim-CEO Philip Bowcock, who joined the company last November as CFO from UK cinema chain ‘Cineworld’.The six-month search for Henderson’s replacement has been led by group Executive Chairman Gareth Davis, with the Financial Times reporting of several approaches initiated by the operator, but with ‘no formal offers’ being  made.GVC Holdings CEO Kenneth Alexander has been named as a William Hill leadership target, however, Alexander is reported to have turned down Hill’s proposition stating that his focus was on merging GVC and assets.Former Betfair Chief Operations Officer Mark Brooker is another reported target to have turned down William Hill’s governance advancements.Philip Bowcock remains the leading in-house candidate and has expressed taking leadership permanently. However, Bowcock’s lack of industry experience has divided William Hill’s board as to whether he should lead the firm’s performance turnaround.Following a six-month search, Industry analysts and commentators have detailed that the bookmaker’s problems in finding a new CEO point to a ‘lack of succession planning’ by William Hill governance. StumbleUpon GVC absorbs retail shocks as business recalibrates for critical H2 trading August 13, 2020 Related Articles Sharelast_img read more

VfB Stuttgart become third Bundesliga club in esports with two FIFA players

first_imgVfB Stuttgart has become the third Bundesliga football club to enter esports, having picked up two FIFA players. They follow in the footsteps of VfL Wolfsburg and FC Schalke 04 who already have presence in esports.  Credit: VFB.deStuttgart has entered esports with the help of STARK Esports, a consultancy that assists sports clubs looking to enter the space. Stuttgart has added Erhan “Dr. Erhano” Kayman and Marcel “Marlut” Lutz to its books. 27 year old Erhan will represent the German club on the Playstation 4, and 20 year old Marcel will compete on the Xbox at future FIFA tournaments. The release also suggests that the entry into esports already has the backing of some substantial partners. Puma, Barmer, fischer and Schunk are described as “convinced of the attractiveness and potential of esports”. It goes on to suggest that the partners want to reach the “digital generation” through innovative content. Jochen Röttgermann, VfB Member of the Board of Management Marketing and Sales said: “We are always looking at new topics and ideas that will enrich the future of VfB Stuttgart. The entry into FIFA esports and thus into a constantly growing area with an extremely interesting target group pays for our core area of ​​football and represents a suitable connection to the virtual world.”He continued: “Gaming is not only popular with a large part of the young generation. It is also in the focus of many companies, which like VfB Stuttgart also want to strengthen the attractiveness of their own brand. We are pleased that “Dr. Erhano “and” Marlut “, the VfB Stuttgart’s white-red colors will be represented in the FIFA eSports division and will be the inspiration for VfB fans.”Esports Insider says: STARK continuing the great work by helping more and more clubs into esports through the FIFA medium. This may well spark further interest in the Bundesliga… only time will tell.last_img read more

Knicks trade rumors: New York ‘extremely open’ to dealing Frank Ntilikina for pick

first_img NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Knicks rejected Hawks’ offer for No. 3 pick Ntilikina struggled with a groin injury and was limited to 43 games in 2018-19. He averaged 5.7 points and 2.8 assists while hitting just 28.7% of his 3-point attempts.Multiple teams, including the Timberwolves, Magic, Grizzlies, Nets and Suns, all reportedly showed some level of interest in Ntilikina before the trade deadline.Ntilikina, the No. 8 pick in the 2017 draft, had an up-and-down rookie season, as well. He was in and out of New York’s rotation in 2018-19.The Knicks hold the third and 55th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. They’re also expected to pursue top free agents this summer, including Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker and Kevin Durant, who ruptured his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Anthony Davis trade rumors: Knicks ‘weren’t close’ to having assets needed to acquire star Knicks free agency rumors: New York could pursue forward Julius Randle Frank Ntilikina may be on a new team soon.The Knicks are “extremely open” to moving Ntilikina in exchange for a late-first or early-second round pick in the 2019 draft, according to a report from the New York Post. Ntilikina “hasn’t been at the Knicks training facility” recently, according to SNY.  “We’re excited about where we are,’’ Knicks president Steve Mills said in May. “We know we’ll get a good player at three. So, it’s something we’re excited about and look forward to. We want to build this team the right way. We’ve always said we’re going to continue to work hard during the draft process. We believe we’re a team that can draft well.”The Knicks finished the season with a 17-65 record. They last made the playoffs in 2012-13. New York has been shopping the 20-year-old guard and he reportedly “desires a relocation.” But, Ntilikina’s new agent, Bouna Ndiaye denied that was the case during an interview with the Post in late May.“I can just tell you that the fact he was not traded has nothing to do with this change of agent,” Ndiaye said. “Frank is extremely happy to be part of the Knicks.” Related Newslast_img read more