Dalai Lama reschedules visit to CU-Boulder for June 23

first_img Published: Feb. 29, 2016 “We are very happy to hear His Holiness is doing better and will visit our campus this summer,” said Natalia Marroquin, Cultural Events Board chair. “This is a great opportunity for our student body that we couldn’t pass up.” His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the University of Colorado Boulder June 23 after health issues derailed a previous visit scheduled last October, CU-Boulder student and local Tibetan leaders announced today.Tickets are not yet available for sale. Details will be announced in coming months on this University of Colorado event website.”We are very happy to hear His Holiness is doing better and will visit our campus this summer,” said Natalia Marroquin, Cultural Events Board chair. “This is a great opportunity for our student body that we couldn’t pass up.”A schedule of the day’s events at CU-Boulder for the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Tibetan Buddhist leader is still being finalized. The schedule, along with ticketing and parking information, will be announced in coming months.The CU Student Government (CUSG), the CU Cultural Events Board and the Tibetan Association of Colorado (TAC) are hosting the campus visit, with the support of CU-Boulder’s administration.“We are delighted that the Dalai Lama was able to reschedule his visit,” said Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano. “We look forward to welcoming him to our campus and learning from one of the world’s most prominent spiritual leaders.”CU-Boulder student leaders and TAC representatives met with the Dalai Lama in 2014 in California to extend the invitation to come to CU-Boulder.“We are blessed and honored to receive another chance to host His Holiness here at Boulder,” said Tenzin Tashi, TAC spokesperson. “Last year, the public showed tremendous interest in the visit and so His Holiness blessing us with this visit is a great joy for every one of us.”Boneth Ahaneku, president of internal affairs for CUSG, said that by announcing early enough, “we hope students have plenty of time to make plans to attend.”_____________________________________________________________________________________________Cultural Events Board (CEB) The mission of the Cultural Events Board is to provide opportunities and events that help students enrich their educational experience and expand their understanding of culture, diversity and social awareness.CU Student Government (CUSG) One of the largest and most autonomous student governments in the country. The student resources, or “cost centers” under CUSG’s direct purview include the Recreation Center, the Environmental Center, the Volunteer Resource Center, the University Memorial Center, the Cultural Events Board and KVCU (Radio 1190) among many others. CUSG also serves as the student voice to the CU-Boulder administration.Tibetan Association of Colorado (TAC) A non-profit 501(c)3 organization, was formed in 1999 to provide and sustain the enlarging Tibetan community in Colorado. Its mission is to preserve and promote the unique Tibetan culture and traditions, to benefit the gene and also support the cause of Tibet, a mission, that is near and dear to the hearts of Tibetans.Contact:Erin Dewese, Center for Student Involvement, [email protected] Tashi, Tibetan Association of Colorado, [email protected] Marroquin, Cultural Events [email protected] Ahaneku, CU Student [email protected] Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Categories:Lectures & PresentationsEvents & Exhibitslast_img read more

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Elliman lambasts StreetEasy’s move to manual entry

first_img This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Now Douglas Elliman’s Howard Lorber and StreetEasy’s Matt Daimler (inset) (Credit: Getty Images)With less than two weeks left until StreetEasy pulls the plug on automatic listing feeds, the city’s largest brokerage has lambasted the move and said it will consider “alternative marketing options.”In a Dec. 20 email to agents, Douglas Elliman said it was “assessing the return on its StreetEasy investment as it works to explore alternative marketing options.”“We will not go backwards in our ability to quickly and accurately utilize technology to market and sell properties,” the brokerage said according to the email, a copy of which was obtained by The Real Deal.Starting Jan. 1, the Zillow-owned portal will require agents to manually enter all listings, and it’s upped the daily fee for rental listings to $6. Until now, StreetEasy had agreements with individual firms to take their listings in bulk via a feed.The portal now says manual entry will help reduce errors and benefit consumers.ADVERTISEMENTIn a statement, Zillow spokesman Viet Shelton said the feed technology was a “barrier to innovation.”“We had to evolve in order to solve the pain points of today’s buyer, seller, renter and agent,” he said. “Quality data is at the center of not only a good consumer experience, but an agent and brokerage’s business as well.”He added that 50 percent of listings on StreetEasy are already entered manually. “The feedback is that it’s saving agents time,” he said.But the brokerage industry has described the new policy as a form of blackmail. It views manual listings as a step back in time, and some have speculated the change is a way for StreetEasy to tack on additional fees for agents.Last year, for example, StreetEasy launched a program dubbed Agent Tools that allows agents to circumvent Premier Agent by paying $333 per month. But to participate agents must enter listings manually.In a recent conference call with agents, Corcoran CEO Pam Liebman lambasted the upcoming changes, according to multiple sources.Several firms — including Compass, Brown Harris Stevens and Warburg Realty — cut their direct listing feeds to StreetEasy in August 2017 in favor of the Real Estate Board of New York’s newly-syndicated residential listing service (RLS).Manual entry is just one flashpoint in the conflict between brokers and StreetEasy. Sources said the rental fee — which has doubled over the last two years — is a heavy burden for agents as well as the firms that have paid for those fees on behalf of agents.After StreetEasy attempted to vet rental listings by asking agents for copies of their exclusive listing agreements, the firms accused the portal of trying to steal landlord clients. StreetEasy denied any attempt to cut out agents.Zillow is going head to head with several top brokerages in the Hamptons, too. Earlier this year, several firms banded together to form the Hamptons Real Estate Association and this month launched a consumer-facing portal, called HamptonsRE. The group included the Corcoran Group, Sotheby’s International Realty, Brown Harris Stevens, Halstead and Saunders & Associates. Compass has since joined the group.After clashing with Hamptons brokers, Zillow said it would drop the subscription fees for brokers and agents, who previously paid to post listings and access data on Out East. But skeptics likened the move to a Trojan horse and said they fear it’s the first step to monetizing the portal.Read moreStreetEasy doesn’t want feeds anymoreBrokers resist manual listingsOut East is now free for brokerslast_img read more

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Peaks Coaching: Avoid These Common Training Errors to Get Better

first_imgBy Hunter Allen, Peaks Coaching Group Founder/CEO and Master CoachMy work as a coach involves teaching my athletes to do many things. While much of that is based on each individual’s goals and history, sometimes the things they need to learn (or unlearn) are the same things most other cyclists should learn. I’d like to share a list of seven common mistakes I see a lot of athletes making.1. Rest More. Most athletes don’t rest properly or enough, and cyclists are no exception. Many cyclists just don’t give themselves enough rest, and when they do rest, they aren’t really resting. Find a good book and read it. Stretch lightly, eat healthy foods, and take naps. If you can take a nap each day, do it. You’ll be a better cyclist and get fitter faster. When you train hard, recovery is just as important as training. It’s in the rest period that you actually improve! Yes, it’s true; when you train, you break down muscles and get tired and sore, and when you rest, your body rebuilds, repairs, and gets stronger. If you don’t rest, you won’t ever get stronger.2. Train Harder. Many cyclists don’t train hard enough when they need to. So many athletes I start coaching think they already were training hard when they really had no clue! Most cyclists don’t train hard enough to create the proper training stress needed for training adaptation. One hard training ride a week is not going to make you the best you can be. Try three hard days a week, recovering for two days. How about trying four days in a row? Push yourself and push it hard, then rest. It’s amazing how much you can push yourself, and if don’t push those limits, you’ll never know how far you can go.3. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! The number one reason why cycling races are lost is because of improper hydration. Second place is almost always not as hydrated as first place. So hydrate plenty. Hydrate before your event, during your event, and after your event. If you don’t have to get up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom, you aren’t hydrated enough! Bring a two-liter container of water to work each day and finish it off before you go home. Have a cup of water beside your bed and drink some when you wake up in the middle of the night. You should drink a full water bottle for every 20-30 miles you ride.4. Wait Until You’re Healthy. Most cyclists don’t wait long enough after a sickness before training again. When you get sick, have a fever, or get a cough, you need to wait until you can honestly say you are 98% healthy again before going out and training. So many athletes go out and train while they’re 80% healthy, which only drags out the illness for another two weeks. If they’d waited just two more days before riding again, they’d have become 98-100% healthy and be back in full training. Here’s the rule: When you think you’re healthy enough to ride again, wait one more day, two if you think you’ll be even better on the third day. It’s always better than training for the next two weeks while kind of sick.5. Stretch. We’re a funny lot, we cyclists. Nowhere else do we hunch over, bring our legs up to our chest, never straighten out our legs, and keep our arms stretched out in front of us. Take a yoga class once a week. Stretch out those hamstrings, touch your toes easily, and open up that chest. You don’t want to live hunched over when you reach your sixties, do you? It’s essential that you stretch each day, even just fifteen to twenty minutes. Your back, shoulders, legs, and hips will thank you.6. Mimic Your Elders. If you ride with an experienced rider, do exactly what he does. When he drinks, you drink. When he rests, you rest. When he attacks, you attack. Experienced and successful riders have gotten there because they’ve learned all the little things that make cycling easier. Some of the best cyclists I’ve coached have learned by mimicking exactly what the best have done before them. Kids learn by watching their parents and doing what they do; don’t forget that important lesson when you’re on the bike.7. Take Time to Change. Give yourself transition time when changing bikes, shoes, cleats, pedals, etc. When you change something on your bike that changes your position in some way, even something as small as new shoes, take it easy. Transition slowly over a couple of weeks. Ride some easier rides for a while, and if you feel any pain, stop immediately. Even if you’re on a ride, have someone come pick you up. I can’t tell you how many cyclists’ entire seasons have been ruined because they bought a new seat and then went out and rode twenty hours that week, only to end up getting some kind of overuse injury the following week. It takes time for your body to adapt to a new movement pattern, especially for cyclists, as we repeat our patterns over and over hundreds of thousands of time each ride.And of course my best advice is to hire a coach. We’d love to help you get to the next level!Hunter Allen is a USA Cycling Level 1 coach and former professional cyclist. He is the coauthor of the book Training and Racing with a Power Meter, co-developer of TrainingPeaks’ WKO software, and CEO and founder of Peaks Coaching Group. He and his coaches create custom training plans for all levels of athletes. Hunter can be contacted directly through www.PeaksCoachingGroup.com.last_img read more

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Norwich hosts speaker on climate and national security

first_imgNorwich University,Vermont Business Magazine Norwich University will present “Climate and Security in an Era of Great Power Competition and Global Disruption,” a talk by Sherri Goodman, senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Polar Institute, on Friday, October 11, at noon in the Mack Hall auditorium.Goodman is credited with educating a generation of U.S. military and government officials about the nexus between climate change and national security, using her famous coinage, “threat multiplier,” to fundamentally reshape the national discourse on the topic. A former first deputy undersecretary of defense (Environmental Security) and staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Goodman has founded, led, or advised nearly a dozen research organizations on environmental and energy matters, national security and public policy.This event, sponsored by the Center for Global Resilience and Security(link is external) (CGRS) and the Peace and War Center(link is external), is free and open to the public. It will be livestreamed on CGRS’ Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/NorwichCGRS/(link is external).Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu(link is external)Norwich University celebrates its bicentennial throughout 2019. In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders, Norwich launched the Forging the Future campaign in 2014. The five-year campaign, which is timed to culminate in 2019, is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities and is designed to enhance the university’s strong position as it steps into its third century of service to the nation. For information please go to: http://bicentennial.norwich.edu/(link is external)Source: NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich Universitylast_img read more

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NEOSI Congratulate’s Avon On A 10-0 Perfect Regular Season

first_img15-SepNorth Olmsted51-14 Vince McKee 8-SepAvon Lake31-6 24-AugMerritt (FLA)20-16 DateOPPScore 6-OctLakewood54-21 27-OctBerea Midpark63-35 22-SepMidview42-21center_img 1-SepOlmsted Falls31-7 12-OctAmherst35-7 13-OctNorth Ridgeville19-14 29-SepWestlake55-21 Related TopicsAvonAvon EaglesAvon Eagles Football The staff of NEOSI and our sponsor Crystalina’s Pizzeria http://crystalinaspizzeria.com/# would like to congratulate Avon on their second consecutive perfect 10-0 regular season.Ryan Maloy and the rest of the Eagles will be looking to soar to a state title in this years OHSAA State Playoffs.  They open up the playoffs at home, next Friday night as they welcome in St. John’s Jesuit out of Toledo.To take a brief look back on how they did, here is a quick peak at the schedule of dominance that was.  One that started with a quick come from behind win in Florida.last_img read more

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Tyson Fury dips his hands in PETROL ahead of Deontay Wilder rematch; watch video

first_img Raj Sarkar SUBSCRIBE TO US During his interaction with American media, the British Heavyweight claimed that he is doing a lot of things in training that he never did before. A few days back, Tyson Fury stunned the whole world by stating that he is masturbating seven times a day. This time, ‘The Gypsy King’ claimed that he is dipping his hands into petrol for five minutes a day for the last three or four weeks of the training camp to toughen up his skin. Tyson Fury further said that he is enjoying sexual intercourse to strengthen his jaws. No doubt, the entire boxing community is shocked after Tyson Fury’s bizarre statements.Also Read | Tyson Fury Shows Off His Bulked-up Physique As He Vows To KO Deontay WilderDeontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 (More Details)Main event: Deontay Wilder (C) vs Tyson Fury (WBC heavyweight title on the line)Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020Venue: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada (United States of America) Last Updated: 15th February, 2020 17:36 IST Tyson Fury Dips His Hands In PETROL Ahead Of Deontay Wilder Rematch; Watch Video Tyson Fury has added a lot of new things while training for the mega re-match against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Know more about what he did. WATCH US LIVE COMMENT FOLLOW UScenter_img The upcoming heavyweight battle between Tyson Fury and WBC champion Deontay Wilder is expected to be a thriller as both the undefeated boxers are confident about winning on Saturday, February 22. However, Tyson Fury is taking things one step ahead by including some additional preparations for his upcoming bout against Deontay Wilder. The ‘Gypsy King’ is incredibly using petrol to strengthen his skin and he feels confident about getting the result he is looking for at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.Also Read | Mike Tyson Is Willing To Fight And ‘destroy’ Deontay Wilder At 53: Shannon BriggsTyson Fury is dipping his hands in petrol ahead of rematch with Deontay Wilder First Published: 15th February, 2020 17:35 IST LIVE TV Written By Also Read | Anthony Joshua Wants Title Fight With Tyson Fury On Home Soil Despite £150m Saudi OfferAlso Read | Anthony Joshua Makes Bold Prediction Ahead Of Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury 2(Image courtesy: Official Instagram handle of Tyson Fury) last_img read more

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PSC Fishing Report – December 2011

first_imgI have booked trips for the following dates in 2012:There are still vacancies available for our trips on Saturday 14 January, Thursday 19 January and Thursday 26 January.  I can be contacted on 081 862 6279.  For PSC members wanting to attend, guests of members are welcome but are expected to become PSC members if they wish to participate in later trips.  Four trips will be held each month throughout the year, two on Saturdays and two on Thursdays.A number of participants have commented on the difficulty (and at times unsafe) boarding and exiting the boat.  The captain has assured me he will have an improved ladder available for the next trip and subsequent trips.  Here is hoping!Good fishing and best wishes for 2012! Our trip on December 22, the fourth one of the month, comprised Jeff & Khammoon, John & Marnie, Alan, Charlie and his Canadian friend. The weather was good but the fish not so plentiful.  Nevertheless all were satisfied with their catches.  Marnie was the champ for the day with a nice 3 kilo coral trout and a slightly smaller one.  Unfortunately, no picture was taken that day so I have included one taken on the private trip on 20 December arranged by Tor for his friends; Khun Daeng caught this magnificent fish.Daeng with her prize catch.last_img read more

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