5th September 2019 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Norwegian regulator warns newspapers over odds coverage Topics: Legal & compliance Marketing & affiliates Tags: Online Gambling Legal & compliance Regions: Europe Nordics Norway Norway’s gambling regulator Lotteri-og stiftelsestilsynet (Lottstift) has warned newspapers that they are effectively carrying illegal gambling advertising if they include odds offered from unlicensed operators in articles. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Norway’s gambling regulator Lotteri-og stiftelsestilsynet (Lottstift) has warned newspapers that they are effectively carrying illegal gambling advertising if they include odds offered by unlicensed operators in articles.Lottstift said the issue had been highlighted by coverage of Norway’s municipal elections, noting that 49 newspapers had recently included coverage of odds offered on whether citizens would vote for female majors in stories.As these operators do not hold a licence in Norway, Lottstift said, they are also not permitted to advertise their services in the national media. The regulator has therefore contacted newspapers across the country to inform them of the regulations so that they can take more effective action to block such operators from advertising.“Getting Norwegian publications to write about their gaming offers is one of the methods illegal gambling companies use to gain publicity and create a brand new brand,” Lottstift department director Henrik Nordal explained. “We will not intervene in editorial decisions, but we will urge Norwegian editors to be aware of this, and critical when they write articles that deal with illegal gambling companies.”Earlier this year, Lottstift also analysed two Norwegian press release services and found that operators were also using these services to promote their brand in the country. The regulator ruled that extensive publication of this type of press release violated its regulations.“We have not supervised and made specific assessments as to whether the articles about the gaming companies’ odds on mayoral candidates in the election campaign are a violation of the marketing ban,” Nordal continued. “But the way they are designed nevertheless gives us a basis for informing Norwegian newspapers about the regulations.“This can make editors who receive press releases from illegal gaming companies think twice.”Lottstift also noted that if newspaper continue to publish these adverts, it will become increasingly difficult for Norwegian consumers to distinguish between licensed and unlicensed operators.“When the media covers these stories, they help to legitimise illegal gambling companies and their illegal activity targeting Norwegians,” Nordal said. “The company is mentioned without the reader being informed that they are an illegal actor in Norway, and it is already true that six out of ten Norwegians do not know, or are unsure of, who can offer real-money gaming in Norway.” Email Address
Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter 5th August 2020 | By contenteditor The Good Causes element of lotteries is often overshadowed by the promotion of the opportunity to win life-changing sums. But recent events have shown there are results to be gained from making sure messaging includes both areas. Joanne Christie reports Topics: Lottery People Social responsibility CSR The Good Causes element of lotteries is often overshadowed by the promotion of the opportunity to win life-changing sums. But recent events have shown there are results to be gained from making sure messaging includes both areas. Joanne Christie reports.It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact origins of what we call lotteries today, but most of the evidence suggests that even the earliest incarnations had some type of altruistic component. While in recent years the marketing message of many lotteries seems to have been more heavily weighted towards the opportunity to ‘win big’ rather than this altruistic component – particularly as so many alternative lottery models have sprung up – the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) appears to have caused a shift back in the opposite direction.Over recent months a number of lottery providers have been focusing their advertising on the Good Causes aspect of playing the lottery, many alongside a ramping up of their contributions to assist with Covid-19 efforts.Poland’s Totalizator Sportowy is one case in point. Though its original aims were concentrated on sports funding and this remains a core pillar of its mission today, it has made a number of donations to help the health sector cope with Covid-19.As well as fixed donations, at the end of March it announced it was donating 10% of sales of all lottery tickets and bets on lotto.pl to help with Covid-19 efforts.“A significant part of our sales is always dedicated to supporting Polish sports and culture, but the 10% of our online sales was a new form of extra aid. Totalizator Sportowy decided to transfer extra money due to the extraordinary circumstances,” explains Aida Bella, director in the communications and PR office (pictured left). “The total amount of money as of 30 July raised by the 10% contributions is over PLN 9m (£1.8m/€2.0m/$2.4m).”The state monopoly provider also created an ad campaign highlighting the contributions. “We did update our campaign to stay transparent and keep our customers informed,” says Bella. “We created a TV spot informing about transferring 10% of our online lottery and bet profits to helping fight Covid-19 and its impact. We got nothing but positive feedback.”Similarly, in the UK National Lottery operator Camelot’s recent advertising has focused heavily on its £600m support package for charities and organisations impacted by Covid-19.Motivating players The big question is – how much are players influenced by such efforts and how does it translate into action on their part?Lottoland’s recent foray into charity games is perhaps instructive in this regard. The lottery betting operator recently launched a charity draw-based game, as well as a charity scratchcard.Though both were planned prior to the pandemic, their launch during the crisis seems to have struck a chord with players. “Both feedback and take-up has been great, with both the draw-based game and the scratchcard going straight into our top 10 played games on the UK site,” says Lottoland CEO Nigell Birrell.Birrell says part of the motivation for the product was the idea that, “lottery is synonymous with charity in the UK”.Bella has a similar view. “Totalizator Sportowy strongly stands by its social mission – we are here not only to provide entertainment, but also to give back to society.“Looking at lottery history, you can’t help but see lotteries as institutions dedicated to charity in the first place.”While the charitable aspect of lotteries is sometimes overlooked or even dismissed outright, there is evidence to suggest it does play a role in incentivising players to engage with lotteries.According to the Charities Aid Foundation’s UK Giving 2019 report, overall household giving was £10.1bn in 2018. This was a slight drop on the 2017 figure of £10.3bn, and more worryingly, it was noted that fewer people were giving.On the other hand, Gambling Commission statistics showed that in the period October 2018 to September 2019 contributions to Good Causes from the National Lottery rose 6.5% to £1.6bn, while those from large society lotteries were also up 3.7%, to £345m, which would suggest lotteries are outperforming on the charity front.In fact, in the CAF report, buying a raffle or lottery ticket was the third most cited way individuals gave to charity during the year, with 37% of respondents saying they had contributed via this method.The option was bettered only by giving cash and buying goods, and featured higher than giving via direct debit/standing order or fundraising events.In the UK at least, it appears lotteries are succeeding in reinforcing the link between lotteries and charity, to both their own benefit and that of the charities they support.For Camelot – which reported record sales in its most recent 2019/2020 fiscal year – the goal for some time has been to increase awareness among players about where lottery funds go.“Although Camelot plays no part in the distribution of National Lottery funding, telling our players where their money goes has been a fundamental part of our communications,” explains Richard Hickson, head of policy and public affairs at Camelot (pictured right).“Even before the virus hit, we’d been working hard to better connect play with purpose, which is something that we identified we needed to do off the back of our strategic review in 2017. Since then, we’ve been showcasing individual Good Causes stories across various channels to show people where their money is going – and that’s exactly what we were trying to do with the £300m and £600m COVID-19 Good Cause adverts.”Challenging perceptions But for lotteries, one of the difficulties is that the expectations of players can be unrealistic and that can make advertising difficult. Indeed, at a panel at ICE earlier this year David McMorrow, managing director at the Scottish Children’s Lottery, summed up the challenge in detail.“We give a percentage of each pound, which is 28% currently, but that is really difficult to advertise because if you are trying to sell the charity aspect people would somehow expect that 100% goes to Good Causes, not taking into account things like prizes, expenses, advertising.“People just say that if it’s for charity then 100% should go to charity,” he said. “Where we’ve had to put in the percentage that we give to good causes it has actually been a negative.”Society lotteries, in the UK at least, no longer have a choice in whether to advertise the matter after the Gambling Commission updated its advice to make clear the percentages of proceeds that go to Good Causes must be made available to players before purchase.And even when an advertised percentage is very high, it’s no guarantee of player interest. Back in 2018 Zeal Network’s Lottovate arm launched a Millennial-focused lottery in the Netherlands that donated 50% of proceeds from every ticket to good causes.The lottery in question, Raffld, lasted only eight months before shutting down. However, one of the features of that particular lottery – giving players the choice of which one of four charities their ticket’s donation would go towards – could have legs in the post-Covid world given it has been widely noted throughout the pandemic that consumers have generally taken a greater interest in charitable causes.“I do see this as having potential, but we have a commitment to all four charities that came onboard with the current game as it stands,” says Birrell (pictured below left). “Unlike other lottery licences, we are not tied by which charities we can support, so it’s great to be in a position to support local charities, as well as some of the national charities as we move forward. Essentially, this will be decided by our players, who we want to be involved in all aspects of the charity work and partners we work alongside.”While this type of choice over contributions would be more difficult for a state monopoly to put into action, Hickson points out there is already a mechanism to allow players some choice of where their money goes in the UK.“There is a Good Causes initiative called the People’s Projects – which is a partnership between the National Lottery Community Fund, the National Lottery, ITV and STV – which does provide players with a choice of projects that they can vote for to receive funding. This initiative runs annually and features Good Causes projects from every region of the UK, with the three projects that receive the most votes in each region receiving up to £50,000.”Analysis from CAF earlier this year shows that during the pandemic people changed their giving behaviour, moving away from supporting animal welfare and children’s causes towards giving to hospitals and hospices. In April it found that 35% of those who had given to charity in the past four weeks had chosen these areas, a big jump from the long-term average of 21%.It appears lotteries across Europe were in sync with their players in shifting their focus during the pandemic. It wasn’t only in Poland and the UK that state lotteries made donations to the Covid-19 effort – many other lotteries followed suit, even despite most experiencing falling sales due to retail closures.Whether they will be rewarded for this in the form of increased player numbers and loyalty remains to be seen, but in the UK at least, the evidence would seem to suggest that lottery providers are using the right messaging to tap into players’ altruism.Further boosts for Good Causes? It’s long been a bugbear of Camelot that the National Lottery is required to pay Lottery Duty of 12% while its society lottery competitors are exempt from tax and its gambling company rivals are taxed on profits. “Over time, all major gaming and gambling sectors have been moved to a gross profits tax (or equivalent), while the National Lottery remains an outlier taxed on turnover – with Lottery Duty at 12%. This tax regime restricts the National Lottery’s capacity to respond to the changing market dynamics and its ability to compete on price or value,” says Hickson.The good news for both Camelot and players is that the recent report from the House of Lords recommended doing away with Lottery Duty.In the report, entitled Gambling Harm – Time for Action, the Gambling Select Committee said: “It is difficult to understand how the current taxation model for the National Lottery is not a tax on ‘charitable fundraising’, and how the government can square the circle of having different tax regimes for the National Lottery and society lotteries.”Hickson says an analysis commissioned by Camelot and undertaken by Frontier Economics estimated that moving the National Lottery to a gross profits tax could lead to an extra £1.7bn for Good Causes over the 10-year period to 2028/29.Meanwhile, across the Irish Sea, Good Causes got a one-time €16m boost to help with Covid-19 efforts after Ireland’s Regulator of the National Lottery ended a long-running row over ownership of unclaimed prizes that were held at the time the licence moved from An Post National Lottery Company to Premier Lotteries Ireland in 2014.Under the terms of PLI’s licence, which runs until 2034, it is able to use unclaimed prizes for marketing rather than returning these to players or Good Causes, as is the case in the UK.It has faced much criticism over the issue, with the unclaimed prize fund last year totalling almost €19m and having run to more than €90m since it took over the licence. Thus far PLI has resisted demands to reallocate the funds, though there have recently been calls from within government to examine the fine print to see if there is any scope for revision of this point of its licence. CSR Regions: Europe UK & Ireland Central and Eastern Europe Poland Tags: Charitable Gaming AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Playing on the feel-good factor Email Address
Cricket Cricket IPL 2021: He still continued on in the match, though did not add to the one over he bowled before the incident. Opening the batting, he scored a three-ball duck as the Royals fell five runs short of their target of 222. IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL 2021: In an major setback for Rajasthan Royals, Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the rest of the Indian Premier League with what is suspected to be a broken hand. According to information coming in from Royals camp, the England allrounder sustained the injury during Rajasthan Royals’ opening match with Punjab Kings on Monday when taking a catch to dismiss Chris Gayle.IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Ben Stokes ruled out ICC WTC Final LIVE commentary: AIR, DD Sports to live stream & broadcast India vs New Zealand for free Facebook Twitter IPL 2021: Big setback for Rajasthan Royals, Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL 2021 with injury IND vs NZ Live Streaming for free with Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Check out the best Recharge Plan CricketIndian premier leagueIndian Premier League 2021Latest Sports News Cricket By Kunal Dhyani – April 14, 2021 IPL 2021: Here’s the full list of fixtures, venues and match timings of Rajasthan Royals (RR).1. 12-04 – Mumbai – Punjab Kings beat Rajasthan Royals2. 15-04 – Mumbai – RR vs Delhi Capitals,7.30pm3. 19-04 – Mumbai – Chennai Super Kings vs RR, 7.30pm4. 22-04 – Mumbai – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs RR, 7.30pm5. 24-04 – Mumbai – RR vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 7.30pm6. 29-04 – Delhi – Mumbai Indians vs RR, 3.30pm7. 02-05 – Delhi – RR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad,3.30pm8. 05-05 – Delhi – RR vs Chennai Super Kings, 7.30pm9. 08-05 – Delhi – RR vs Mumbai Indians, 7.30pm10. 11-05 – Kolkata – Delhi Capitals vs RR, 7.30pm11. 13-05 – Kolkata – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, 7.30pm12. 16-05 – Kolkata – RR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 3.30pm13. 18-05 – Bangalore – Kolkata Knight Riders vs RR, 7.30pm14. 22-05 – Bangalore – Punjab Kings vs RR, 7.30pm.IPL 2021: Big setback for Rajasthan Royals, Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL 2021 with injuryAlso READ: IPL 2021: Good News for RR, Jofra Archer given clearance to… WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Latham, Conway provide solid start; NZ 28/0 (18 ovs)- Follow Live Updates Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Switzerland to punish hapless Turkey; Follow Live Updates RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari to be sole entry to Tokyo Games as Indian women’s recurve team fails to qualify IPL 2021: Big setback for Rajasthan Royals (RR), Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL 2021 with injury – Follow more updates on Insidesport Latest Sports News Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter WTC Final 2021: India vs New Zealand Full Squad, Schedule, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venue all you need to know World Test Championship final According to The Independent, Stokes will remain out in India for a week. He will have an X-Ray in India on Thursday to determine how much damage has been done before the ECB take over the planning of the recovery. Dialogue has already begun between the ECB and Royals around managing the injury. 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We are delighted that Ben would like to stay with the group to provide his valued support and inputs off the field. In the meantime, we will be reviewing potential replacement options for the remainder of the season”IPL 2021: Big setback for Rajasthan Royals, Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL 2021 with injuryHaving dropped a chance earlier in the match, Stokes ran in from long on and dived forward to complete the dismissal of the West Indian batsman. He immediately felt discomfort in his left hand, grimacing as he got up to celebrate with his teammates.Also Read: KKR vs MI: Andre Russell bags five-wicket haul against MI, second… F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd WTC Final 2021 LIVE: 5 Ways to watch India vs New Zealand World Test Championship LIVE Streaming for free IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Ben Stokes ruled out: It is worth noting that already Royals are struggling with injury to one other big England players i.e Jofra Archer. 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Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 3rd Annual Central Florida Fall Eggfest Celebrates the Big Green Egg and ‘Eggceptional’ Grilled CuisineRock concerts may evoke fandemonium, but it’s the Big Green Egg that gets people smokin’. Charcoal, that is, barbecue, roasting, seasonings and rubs. ‘Eggheads,’ as fans of the grill call themselves, are quite a savory bunch.The 3rd Annual Central Florida Fall Eggfest takes place Today, Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Wekiva Island from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cook and Taster Tickets are available at centralfloridafalleggfest.com.“Eggfests” celebrate cooking with a Big Green Egg. The Egg is a ceramic, egg-shaped, charcoal, barbecue cooker. While there are other ceramic grills on the market, the Egg has garnered quite a loyal fan following.Peter Weller, event organizer, likens the event to a phenomenon.“A culture has evolved all around the world known as ‘Big Green Egg Culture,’” he said. “An Egghead, for instance, is one obsessed with anything involving the grill. They will travel to any Eggfest, supply their own stuff to cook and display their creations. They do this for the pleasure of watching people enjoy themselves eating the food.”Weller, of course, is an Egghead.“I still scratch my head wondering why we enjoy spending so much money to watch others have a good time with the food! It’s such a good feeling! That’s the best way to describe it,” he said. “We all get to know each other and we enjoy participating in the process.”The event, while not a competition, still instills a competitive spirit among participants.“It’s an incubator of foodie fun and talent,” Weller exclaimed.The talent includes Josh Tahan of True Craft Barbecue. An ‘eggficianado,’ he will create a variety of yummies for tasting. How does smoked turkey, lemon pepper shrimp and key lime dipping sauce sound? Tahan will teach various techniques on the grill and you’re sure to take home some recipes.“Whether a novice with an Egg or an ‘Eggspert,’ you will learn something,” Weller added.Marcia Simmons will create a “Wok through the Park” – cooking dishes in a wok on the Big Green Egg.Other cooking demos include preparing breakfast items, ribs, chicken, pizza, pork butt, turkey, seafood…“The sky’s the limit with the Egg,” Weller said. “We will also have give-aways – some lucky person will win a Large Green Egg. There are seven sizes from XXlarge down to mini. We’ll have vendors selling products associated with the Eggs, as well.”Music will also play a part. Local musician, Jason LoGrande, is MC and entertainer for the event.Travel Country Outfitters is the sponsor of the event. They will be on hand selling ‘Eggcessories’. Demo Eggs can be purchased at a significant discount prior to the event. To purchase, visit the Demo Egg Sales page on the website, http://centralfloridafalleggfest.com. Along with some their other product lines like: Thermoworks , Ceramic Grill Store, and Flame Boss a company located in Apopka FL. “Our cooks at the event use the Demo Eggs to cook on,” Weller said.“Our cooks at the event use the Demo Eggs to cook on,” Weller said.For tickets, directions, hotel information and schedule visit the website – http://centralfloridafalleggfest.com.Proceeds from the event benefit The Wekiva River through KeepSeminole.org.“The river is not what it once was,” said Weller. “It belongs to everyone. So we need to do what we can to educate citizens on these causes and what we need to do to minimize pollution.” You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here TAGSBig Green Egg. Wekiva Island Previous articleScouting for Food needs your help todayNext articleApopka Fall Family Festival continues today Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your comment!
Architects: Aeby Aumann Emery architectes Year Completion year of this architecture project photographs: Corinne Cuendet, Thomas JantscherPhotographs: Corinne Cuendet, Thomas JantscherConstruction Of The Framework Wood Of Housing:Gutknecht Holzbau AGConstruction Of The Framework Wood Of The Rural:FarmwoodRealization Of The Frontage Of Housing :Gutknecht Holzbau AGRealization Of The Frontage And The Cover Of The Rural :FarmwoodCity:VillareposCountry:SwitzerlandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Floor PlanRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationText description provided by the architects. The creation of a barn and dwelling G in Villarepos, Switzerland is dipped in a rural scenery of outstanding beauty.Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherSituated on the outskirts of the village, the plot counts two different volumes: a family house and an outbuilding in the form of a cattle barn.Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherSet in the middle of the fields, the buildings question the way of living in an exceptional landscape and on the architectural expression of a farm in the 21st century. Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherSix concrete blades support the dwelling, that appears to be floating on the fields. Save this picture!© Corinne CuendetThe one-storey house has no supplementary outdoor constructions, to limit as much as possible to disrupt the natural lines of the landscape, and preserve a precious yet fragile environment.Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherThe location of this agricultural unit, its typology and the singularity of the materials used, offer a clear interpretation of the sustainable development and integration of a contemporary architecture in a rural environment. Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherTwo rectangular volumes integrate the bedrooms, bathrooms and technical units, and delineate the living room and the kitchen, which open widely on the surrounding environment. Besides the two volumes, the kitchen and the living are defined by large glass panes that also give shape to the patio in between, as well as to two smaller terraces at the extremities of the platform. Save this picture!© Thomas JantscherThe corrugated fibre cement boards that cover the entire house sides that are not out of glass have been employed as formwork to give to the internal wall of the living room the same corrugated shape.Save this picture!© Corinne CuendetThe heating of the house is provided by a geothermal heat pump. Domestic water is heated by solar panels situated on the roof.Save this picture!© Corinne CuendetThe dwelling and barn G of Villarepos draw inspiration from the natural sourroundings. The farm manages to successfully combine function and architectural forms, and leave an atypical imprint without compromising the scenery.Project gallerySee allShow lessHow 5 California Colleges Approach Campus DesignArticlesSalón Inés Pose / STGOSelected Projects Share Barn Switzerland Save this picture!© Corinne Cuendet+ 15 Share 2010 Barn and Dwelling G / Aeby Aumann Emery architectes Year: 2010 ArchDaily “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/476546/barn-and-dwelling-g-aeby-aumann-emery-architectes Clipboard Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/476546/barn-and-dwelling-g-aeby-aumann-emery-architectes Clipboard Barn and Dwelling G / Aeby Aumann Emery architectesSave this projectSaveBarn and Dwelling G / Aeby Aumann Emery architectes CopyBarn, Houses•Villarepos, Switzerland Projects “COPY” Year: CopyAbout this officeAeby Aumann Emery architectesOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsIndustrial ArchitectureBarnResidential ArchitectureHousesVillareposIndustrial ArchitectureHousesSwitzerlandPublished on February 14, 2014Cite: “Barn and Dwelling G / Aeby Aumann Emery architectes” 14 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Twitter Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ ReddIt Project managers are unsure about the certification level of the new administration building. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ Linkedin TCU 360 staff win awards at the Fall National College Media Convention Renee is a journalism major. She is dedicated to improving her journalism skills to effectively and ethically inform others. World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Twitter Facebook Welcome TCU Class of 2025 + posts ‘Horned Frogs lead the way’: A look at TCU’s ROTC programs Linkedin Renee Umsted printThough construction can have negative impacts on the environment, TCU implements standards in its building practices that aim to decrease possible harmful effects.The university adheres to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines, said Chris Honkomp, the assistant vice chancellor for facilities.LEED is a system that rates and assesses buildings to ensure they’re resource-efficient and benefit both people and the planet. The LEED certification system was created and is monitored by the U.S. Green Building Council and has become an international baseline for sustainable buildings, which are classified as certified, silver, gold or platinum, depending on the number of points they receive. Platinum buildings mark the highest level, and certified projects are given the lowest number of points.According to the LEED website, points are given in relation to nine main areas regarding “green” buildings: integrative processes, location and transportation, sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, innovation and regional priority.TCU executes these standards in a number of ways, Honkomp said. Primarily, they utilize low-VOC [volatile organic compounds] paints on interior surfaces, reincorporate construction debris, install high-efficiency energy systems and test for two types of air-quality contaminants.There are 32 LEED-certified buildings on campus; 25 are gold, six are silver, and one is certified, Honkomp said. Three recently finished buildings–the Fine Arts Building, Richards Hall and Arnold Hall–are in the process of being certified.A map of the LEED-certified buildings on campus. Map courtesy of Chris Honkomp.In addition, the university meets LEED standards regarding elements not directly related to the design of the building—including bike racks, commuter parking spaces and charging stations for electric vehicles.“It’s more than just the building,” Honkomp said. “It’s also how does it affect the people who are going to be in the building so that they can be sustainable as well.”TCU aims to achieve LEED standards for remodels in addition to new buildings.When the university renovates a building, it is stripped down enough to replace plumbing and wiring, which sets up the building to receive a gold LEED rating, Honkomp said. However, meeting these standards is not always as straightforward as checking items off a list. LEED standards are comprehensive and have recently become more stringent, said Brooke Ruesch, a project manager. TCU aims to meet the silver level of certification and has more recently been achieving the gold level, but there are concerns the new administration building may not achieve silver, Ruesch said. Construction on the new administration building is ongoing, and campus officials are uncertain about its certification level. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotoSome of this uncertainty comes from the possibility of unforeseen circumstances. For example, the university is in the process of evaluating whether or not the materials for the building are local, Ruesch said. If the material is not locally-sourced, it will not receive points.Additionally, financial decisions could impact how many points the building receives. “We’re just trying to find that right boundary of how much money you really want to input into that program versus how much value do you get from it, how much more sustainable it really makes the building,” Ruesch said. TCU’s building project is a response to the global focus on climate change and human impacts on the environment. One topic that has garnered international media and political attention involves the wildfires that have been burning for months in the Brazilian Amazon. Deforestation, which results in the releasing of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, contributes to the greenhouse effect, one cause of global warming. On TCU’s campus, if trees that are more than 6 inches in diameter have to be removed to make way for building projects, the university makes up for that loss by replanting trees, Honkomp said. TCU also works with Silver Creek Materials; the company recycles and composts vegetative waste from campus. 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Reporters Without Borders today criticised the government for its systematic restrictions on the right of foreign journalists to work in Iraq, accompanied by often crude attempts at manipulation.In a letter to the Iraqi authorities, the organisation noted that the government claims to want the foreign press to work freely in Iraq and wants journalists to accompany UN weapons inspectors as a guarantee of objectivity. But the recent unfortunate experience of a French television crew belied the promises of transparency, the letter said.French journalists Erick Bonnier and Céline Hue of the television news agency Tony Comiti Productions were denied the right to shoot footage while in Iraq from 9 to 26 November and, despite possessing all the appropriate authorisations, were unable to make the programme for which they had gone there.Cyril Drouhet, the editor in chief of Tony Comiti Productions, said the company “did it the official way,” obtaining press visas and all of the authorisations required by the Iraqi bureaucracy. Nonetheless its attempts to report on the “Oil Road” turned into a farce and after two weeks of “bullying, censorship and ludicrous pieces of pantomime by the official guide, who changed every day,” the two journalists returned home without having shot any footage, Drouhet said.In Baghdad, the police even banned them from filming rubbish on the grounds saying that “this is not good for the government’s image.” Drouhet added that in the enormous oil refineries in the northern city of Kirkuk, the only person authorised to give an interview was a pretentious old man who appeared from nowhere while the real workers were kept out of sight. News February 15, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Iraq Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” Organisation News Help by sharing this information December 16, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts to go further IraqMiddle East – North Africa News Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” November 29, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 French TV reporters prevented from filming IraqMiddle East – North Africa December 28, 2020 Find out more News RSF_en
Google+ Letterkenny Council backs against border roaming charges By News Highland – January 16, 2013 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Letterkenny Town Council has been told that one mobile phone service provider on the border between Portugal and Spain has abolished roaming charges, and there is no reason why this should not be replicated on the border here.Raising the issue, Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle said while there has been some progress on the issue at an EU level, many people still find themselves paying roaming charges in their own homes, and that is unjust.At present, attempts are being made to have a joint approach between the Assembly in Stormont and the Oireachtas to tackle the issue.In the meantime, Cllr Mc Monagle says the council should invite the providers into the chamber to discuss their justification for roaming charges, and use the influence they have as the planning authority for masts:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/gmac830MOBILE.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Pinterest Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Previous articleStill now government guidlines on school and cyber bullyingNext articleHorse DNA found in Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Dunnes and Iceland beef burgers News Highland News Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey
Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Previous articleGreens want a General Election in JanauryNext articleNew event management company launched in Donegal News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Google+ Newsx Adverts A 999 coordination centre will be officially opened in Ballyshannon this afternoon, almost fuve years after it was first announced.Tánaiste Mary Coughlan will, this afternoon, launch the Emergency Call Answering Service. The centre, which is being operated under contract by BT Ireland will employ 33 people, and is one of three centres which will process up to four million emergency calls every year.The facility was first announced by the then communications minister Noel Dempsey in December 2005.Graham Sutherland is CEO of BT Ireland. He says in time, the centre may be used for other purposes, which could lead to more new jobs being created, but for now, it’s operating at full capacity…….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/bt1pm.mp3[/podcast] Google+ WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Emergency coordination centre officially opening in Ballyshannon By News Highland – November 22, 2010 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter