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A View From the Bridge, Starring Mark Strong, Starts B’way Previews

first_img A View From the Bridge Mark Strong Related Shows Mark Strong and the company of A View From the Bridge will begin Broadway previews on October 21. Directed by Ivo van Hove, the Olivier-winning revival is scheduled to officially open on November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre.In Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge, described as one of Miller’s most passionate dramas, Eddie Carbone (Strong) is a Brooklyn longshoreman obsessed with his 17-year-old niece Catherine. When Catherine falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie’s jealousy erupts in a rage that consumes him, his family, and his world.The play debuted on Broadway in 1955 and was most recently seen on the Great White Way in 2010, starring Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schreiber. This latest production began life at the Young Vic, before transferring to the West End where it won three Olivier Awards earlier this year, including Best Revival, Best Director for Van Hove and Best Actor for Strong.The cast will also include Emun Elliott, Phoebe Fox, Michael Gould, Nicola Walker, Russell Tovey and Richard Hansell. View Comments Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 21, 2016last_img read more

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CAES ranking improves

first_imgThe University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has ranked second on the 2021 list of Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in America, up one spot from the 2020 ranking.   Released this month, Niche’s ranking is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education. According to the platform, the ranking “compares the top agricultural science degree programs including animal sciences, horticulture, aquaculture, agronomy, crop science and turf management.”Other factors include test scores, the percentage of college majors, program demand, student and alumni surveys, expenditures per student, research expenditures and the percentage of total annual agricultural sciences graduates nationally that come from each program. CAES has a fall 2020 undergraduate enrollment of 1,456, and a graduate/professional student enrollment of 624, its highest graduate enrollment to date. Since 2017, graduate enrollment at CAES has increased 20.7%, and the college has 20,790 living alumni worldwide. CAES has nine academic departments with 21 majors and leads the nation in research in poultry science, food safety, entomology, plant breeding and cultivar development.   Cornell University captured the top spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences list, and the University of Florida came in at No. 3.Overall, UGA is ranked No. 11 on Niche’s 2021 list of Top Public Universities in America. About the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Founded in 1859, UGA CAES plays an integral role in UGA’s land-grant mission through its instruction, research and extension programs. Today CAES has campuses in Athens, Griffin and Tifton, seven research and education centers, five 4-H centers, and Cooperative Extension offices that serve each of Georgia’s 159 counties. For more information, see caes.uga.edu.last_img read more

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Mobile emerges as the service with the most power to drive loyalty at financial institutions

first_imgLoyalty programs have multiple factors going for them in terms of engaging consumers, but the fundamental one is this: consumers want more value.In exchange for handing over their hard-earned dollars, customers want something more in return than just the products or services they’re paying for. They want added value, and loyalty programs excel at delivering exactly that.Some loyalty programs and some industries, however, are doing a better job than others at providing added value. The banking industry definitely has room for improvement, and a great deal of incentive to get better at providing value.“Banks are at a tipping point,” Accenture proclaims in its 2015 North America Digital Banking Survey. “Their historically stable customer base could erode steadily if banks cannot deliver the service proposition that customers demand.” continue reading » 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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N.Korean women faced torture, rape, malnourishment in detention, says UN report

first_img“I did not sleep and worked because I did not want to be beaten. It was excruciating to a level that I even attempted to commit suicide,” one woman was quoted as saying.North Korea did not immediately react to the report but it has previously called criticism over its human rights record a “plot to overthrow” its regime.Another woman recalled one of her first nights in detention in 2010 when she was raped by an officer.”He threatened that … I would be humiliated if I rejected him. He even told me he could help me to be released sooner if I did as he said,” she said.Gathering information in isolated North Korea is notoriously difficult, and the report acknowledged the lack of access to the country limited the agency’s ability to verify the interviewees’ accounts.Daniel Collinge, a UN human rights officer who co-authored the report, said the project was aimed at putting pressure on Pyongyang to improve the situation, while urging other countries not to deport defectors who risk their lives to achieve freedom and prosperity.South Korea’s Moon Jae-in government, which is trying to improve ties with the North, recently came under criticism after revoking the licenses of defector groups and banning their campaigns to send anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border. Topics : North Korean women detained in prison camps suffered from torture, rape and other forms of “multiple and serious” violence by security and police officials, a UN human rights report said on Tuesday, citing accounts from over 100 women.The women, detained between 2009 and 2019 after failing to flee the country, recounted in interviews with UN investigators in Seoul after their release, how they were deprived of food, sleep, daylight and fresh air while in the detention centers and prison camps.Many also said in the report titled “I Still Feel The Pain” that they were subjected to torture, invasive body searches, forced abortions and even rape by authorities there. All of the women eventually managed to defect to South Korea.last_img read more

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Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions including Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool

first_img Comment 1 min. story Michael OwenFriday 8 Mar 2019 11:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares 1/1 PLAY Skip Top articles About Connatix V67539 Advertisement Brighton boosted their survival hopes with a vital win over Huddersfield last weekend (Picture: Getty)Brighton gained their first league win of the year against Huddersfield last weekend, but I expect Palace to get revenge for their 3-1 defeat at the Amex back in December.The Seagulls played with 10-men for over an hour in the reverse fixture and it would be no surprise if this were another feisty “derby” between these two arch-rivals.The Eagles have won just 13 of their 33 league points at Selhurst Park so far this term, but I expect the hosts to keep the points with Wilfried Zaha in such good form at present – five goals and an assist in his last 6 PL games.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Jorginho scored a rare goal from open play in last week’s win over Fulham (Picture: Getty)Wolves have already picked up a point at Old Trafford and the Emirates as well as gaining a famous win at Wembley this season although, surprisingly, they were beaten at Huddersfield in their last away league game.Wolves won the reverse fixture at Molineux back in December and they are looking to become the first newly promoted side to do the double over Chelsea since Charlton in the 2000-01 campaign.Chelsea have won their last couple of home league games, however, and I feel they will just do enough to maintain their challenge for a top four finish.Michael’s prediction: 1-0Arsenal v Manchester United Jamie Vardy has scored in successive games since the sacking of Claude Puel (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers’ lost his first game in charge of Leicester City at Watford last weekend, but he has won all six previous PL meetings with Fulham and I feel he will make a winning start at the King Power Stadium.Jamie Vardy has scored 99 goals in all competitions for the Foxes after his typical strike at Vicarage Road last weekend and he is bidding to become the first Leicester player since Gary Lineker to reach three figures for the club.Michael’s prediction: 3-1Newcastle United v Everton Anthony Martial scored in Man Utd’s recent FA Cup win over Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have won their last eight home league games but, sandwiched in-between, they did lose at home to United in the FA Cup back in January and I think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side can win their seventh successive away league game.Only City (42) have picked up more home league points than Arsenal (38) but I felt United were good value for their Cup success and they can win an open entertaining, but fiercely competitive clash at the Emirates.AdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-3Michael’s weekend wager: Crystal Palace, Leicester City and Spurs at 5/1   More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Harry Kane is back from injury and back in the goals (Picture: Getty)Spurs have lost their last couple of PL away games and only a late Hugo Lloris penalty save spared their blushes in the North London derby at Wembley last Saturday. That said Spurs survived a first-half onslaught in the Westfalenstadion to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League midweek when Harry Kane eased any thoughts of a Dortmund comeback with his early second half strike. The Saints are just two points above the drop zone despite winning three of their 7 home league games under Ralph Hasenhuttl. Spurs are realistically out of the title race, but they are in a battle for a top four spot with two of Spurs, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal missing out on automatic Champions League qualification.Mauricio Pochettino has never lost at his former club (W2 D2) and I expect it will be Spurs who take the points.Michael’s prediction: 0-3Manchester City v Watford Read More Read More Read More Michael’s prediction: 2-0Cardiff City v West Ham Arsenal v Manchester United is the headline match in this week’s Premier League schedule (Picture: Getty /MetroManchester City lead Liverpool by a point at the top of the Premier League table after the Reds goalless draw at Goodison on Sunday.Advantage City, but there are likely to be many more twists and turns before the 2018/19 title will be decided.Brand Ambassador Michael Owen again looks forward to all the weekend action exclusively for BetVictor.Crystal Palace v Brighton Michael Owen predicts Liverpool v BurnleyTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:44FullscreenMichael Owen predicts Liverpool v Burnleyhttps://metro.co.uk/video/michael-owen-predicts-liverpool-v-burnley-1878696/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 35 home PL games although they have only won four of their nine league games in 2019.The Reds defence – marshalled by the brilliant Virgil van Dijk – have only conceded 15 goals in their 29 PL games so far this season, but this is the first time that Mo Salah has failed to score in three successive PL games for the club.It is only a matter of time, however, before the Egyptian rediscovers his scoring touch and I expect Jurgen Klopp’s side to gain another three vital home points in this High Noon shoot-out.Michael’s recommendation: 2-0Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wandererscenter_img Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions including Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE / Coming Next Full Screen by Metro Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Huddersfield remain in deep trouble despite their recent home win over Wolves (Picture: Getty)Bournemouth have lost their last nine away games in the PL and failed to muster a single shot at home to Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium last weekend.That unwanted stat – as well as having less than 18% possession – is sure to have hurt Eddie Howe’s side who will not meet anything of City’s quality at the John Smith’s Stadium. The Terriers did, however, win their last home game against Wolves and I feel it will be a point apiece in West Yorkshire.Michael’s prediction: 1-1Leicester City v Fulham Declan Rice and West Ham were too good for Newcastle last weekend (Picture: Getty)West Ham have won their last seven games against Cardiff in all competitions – scoring at least twice in each of those fixtures – and I expect Manuel Pellegrini’s side to take the points back to the capital at the weekend.The Bluebirds conceded eight goals in two massive home games in four days against Watford and Everton last month although they must take heart from the fact that they remain just two points from safety as we go into the last knockings of the season.The Hammers have lost four of their last five league games on the road, but I felt they played well against Newcastle last weekend and believe they will have too much quality for Neil Warnock’s side.Michael’s prediction: 1-2Huddersfield v Bournemouth Read More SPONSORED Read More Skip Ad Everton held Liverpool to a goalless draw in last weekend’s Merseyside derby (Picture: Getty)Everton have won four of their last five away league games at Newcastle but United have won their last four home PL games by an aggregate score of 9-1. I feel it will be honours even, however, at St James’ Park.Everton have kept a clean sheet in their last couple of league games and won two of their last three on the road, but this is an improving Magpies’ side – despite a below par performance at the City of London Stadium last weekend – although they may have to settle for a point from what promises to be an open entertaining encounter.AdvertisementAdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-1Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur Manchester City can go, temporarily at least, four points clear at the top of the table (Picture: Getty)City have won their last seven PL games against Watford by an aggregate score of 22-3 but I don’t think Pep Guardiola’s side will have things all their own way against the Hornets.Kevin de Bruyne limped off against Bournemouth last weekend and looks likely to join Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho and John Stones on the sidelines. At this stage of the season it is all about picking up the win and I expect City to extend their lead at the top-of-the-table to four with Liverpool not in action until the following day.Michael’s prediction: 2-1AdvertisementLiverpool v Burnley Video Settings Advertisementlast_img read more

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Twisters Baseball Team Gets Victory Over Cougars

first_imgThe Oldenburg Academy Twisters got a 7-6 win against The Trinity Lutheran Cougars in Varsity Baseball action to improve to 3-9 on the season.OA Batting:  Nick Bischoff 0-4, 3 runs, reached by error twice; Sam Gast 2-2, 2 runs, 2 bb, double, rbi; Tanner Alley 1-3, bb; Aaron Huber 1-4, run; Tyler Hesselbrock 1-3, 2 rbi, sac fly; Dalton Mooney 1-4; Zach Pottschmidt 1-3; and Bryce Ahaus 0-3, sb.OA Pitching.  Tyler Hesselbrock 7 IP, 6 runs, 2 earned, 6 hits, 1 bb, 7 k.   Win.“Tyler pitched an absolute gem tonight!”  OA Twisters Coach Doug Behlmer.OA’s next game will be Thursday, May 5th,  at Milan.Courtesy of Twisters Coach Doug Behlmer.last_img

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Leaders Belfast rout Stars

first_imgElite League leaders Belfast Giants romped to a 7-1 victory over Dundee Stars at the Odyssey Arena. Futher goals for Garside and Mike Kompon made it 6-1 heading into the final period, where Robby Sandrock wrapped things up for Belfast. Braehead Clan recorded their fourth league win after thumping Scottish rivals Edinburgh Capitals 4-0 at the Murrayfield Ice Rink. There was late drama at the National Ice Centre, where Fife Flyers edged out Nottingham Panthers 4-3 after penalties. Goals from Ray Sawada, Mark Garside and defenceman David Phillips in the first period put the Giants in control. Darryl Lloyd added another at the start of the second, before Igor Gongalsky pulled one back for Dundee. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Lakers, Mustangs, Warriors sweep girls lacrosse sectional games

first_imgMeanwhile, down the road at Marcellus, the state no. 7-ranked Mustangs would find it more difficult to put away a General Brown side that proved quite potent and tough.A high-scoring first half saw the Lions constantly convert, yet still not keep up with Marcellus, who established a 12-7 margin that it would protect against all of GB’s late-game charges.Sarah Hutchings scored five times to lead the Mustangs, Katy Wangness getting four goals and one assist as Maisie Moses finished with three goals and one assist.In addition to her pair of goals, Anna Vetsch notched four assists. Lily Locastro and Laura Canny also had two-goal outings as Natalie Clere added a goal. For the Lions, Bailey Thomas produced four goals and five assists.At Westhill, the state no. 5-ranked Warriors built a strong margin against Tully in the first half, steadily working its way to a 9-3 advantage.That allowed Westhill to withstand Tully’s late charge, seeing Rebecca Gilhooley lead the way again as she scored four times and added three assists as Grace Winkler added three goals.Reilly Geer and Grace Dwyer each found the net twice, with Caroline Miller, Gianna Zerrillo, Ellie Masterpole and Kendra MacCaull each getting single goals. Franny Argentieri made 10 saves as Gemma Guy paced Tully with four goals and one assist.They all advanced to the sectional semifinals Thursday at East Syracuse Minoa Stadium, where Skaneateles (13-4) and Marcellus (11-5) meet up less than two weeks after the Lakers blasted the Mustangs 17-6 in their regular-season encounter, while Westhill (15-2) tries to topple no. 2 seed and defending champion South Jefferson.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story With one more opportunity in front of their home crowds, three area girls lacrosse teams swept through Tuesday night’s Section III Class D quarterfinals, two of them earning a date with each other in the next round.Top seed Skaneateles ran over no. 8 seed LaFayette in the first half on the way to a 19-8 victory, while no. 4 seed Marcellus turned back no. 5 seed General Brown 19-14 and no. 3 seed Westhill ousted no. 6 seed Tully 15-10.Favored going into the sectional tournament, Skaneateles, who sat at no. 4 in last week’s state Class D rankings, did little against LaFayette to discourage that line of thinking. Tags: girls lacrosseMarcellusskaneatelesWesthillcenter_img It was 3-0 Lakers before the game was two minutes old, 5-0 before the four-minute mark and the Lancers could do little to contain Skaneateles until there was a running clock late in the first half.Up 14-3 at the break, the Lakers eased up late, but not before Riley Brogan and Grace Dower each finished with seven points, Brogan getting five goals and two assists while Dower had two goals and five assists.Olivia Navaroli and Maggie Newton matched each other with three goals and two assists, Gabby Welch also scoring three times. Anna McGlynn had one goal and one assist as defender Olivia Dobrovosky also had an assist.last_img read more

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USC sweeps Cougars, UW awaits

first_imgAfter the USC women’s volleyball team saw its two-week road trip and 11-match winning streak end with a rare loss last week, the friendly confines of the Galen Center proved to be the perfect environment to get the team back on track.Smooth sailing · Senior middle blocker Alexis Olgard recorded eight kills and a .889 hit percentage in USC’s 3-0 win over Washington State. – Anna Schwartz | Daily TrojanThe Women of Troy felt no lingering effects of their setback at Arizona and recovered to beat the Washington State Cougars 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-19) Friday night to improve to 18-2 and 8-1 in Pac-12 play.“Anytime you win 3-0 in this conference, you’ve done pretty well,” USC head coach Mick Haley said. “We’ve defended well in this building, so it’s doubly hard for a team that’s rebuilding like Washington State. The score doesn’t reflect how long the rallies went in the first two sets, and I think we ran them out of gas even though they played well.”Sophomore outside hitter Samantha Bricio once again led the USC attack with 12 kills and 12 digs, her fourth double-double of the season. Freshman outside hitter Ebony Nwanebu added 11 kills while hitting .385, and senior middle blocker Alexis Olgard was strong down the middle with eight kills and no errors (.889 hitting percentage).“We played well and bounced back from a tough loss at Arizona,” senior libero Natalie Hagglund said. “That’s always hard to do. I think we distributed the ball very well and our defense is getting better.”The first set opened with little wiggle room as USC held an 11-10 lead. The Women of Troy took over with seven points in the next nine rallies, culminating in a kill by junior outside hitter Emily Young that gave them an 18-12 lead. Young knocked down another kill to bring up set point at 24-18 before a Nwanebu strike sealed the set 25-18.USC gained more separation in the middle frame, going up 12-6 on a Nwanebu kill. The Cougars pushed back but the Women of Troy held them in check, later increasing their lead to 21-12 with Olgard taking a quick pass to knock a kill down the middle. WSU failed to put a dent in the lead and USC won the set 25-13 when Nwanebu combined on a block with sophomore middle blocker Kiara Wright.USC took care of business in the third set, withstanding a frantic WSU attack to take the set 25-19. After a Wright kill gave USC match point, the Cougars saved two points before Nwanebu ended it with her 11th kill.The defense was particularly stellar in the first two sets, holding WSU to hitting percentages of .065 and .077, respectively.“We stayed patient. I remember the first rally of the first game was really long,” junior setter Hayley Crone said. “We were able to win the long rallies, which helped our momentum.”With the win over Arizona, the Women of Troy pushed their home winning streak to 16. The last time USC lost a home match was Sept. 21 against Oregon. Last season, the Women of Troy finished an outstanding 17-1 at home and are 6-0 at the Galen Center this season. In Washington’s most recent visit to USC, the Women of Troy were victorious in a thrilling five-set win. Follow us on Twitter @dailytrojanlast_img read more