Edith Cowan University: recognition of Noongar culture at the heart of the city’s planned new campus

In recognition of Noongar culture, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has unveiled a newly commissioned piece of art as work begins on its future Perth City Campus. As a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and educational excellence, the special digital brand was created by local Whadjuk, Ballardong and Yuat artist Jarni McGuire as … Read more

GENERATOR FILES THIRD-PARTY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR ICONIC PARAMOUNT HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY’S TIMES SQUARE

LINK TO THE IMAGE: HERECourtesy of The Paramount Hotel and Generator NEW YORK, September 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Generator announces that he will manage the legendary Paramount Hotel in New Yorkjoining the brand’s current portfolio of 15 properties as Generator’s third property in North Americaincluding sites in Miami Florida Y Washington D.C.. This deal … Read more

Judge says unlikely to block California city’s gun insurance law

An attendee tests a gun on display at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, U.S. May 28, 2022. REUTERS/Callaghan O’Hare Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record First-of-its-kind measure would require gun owners to obtain liability insurance Gun rights group says it violates 2nd Amendment right to bear … Read more

Veteran Boston educator Mary Skipper is the city’s new superintendent of schools

Updated at 1:42 pm on June 30 The Boston School Committee narrowly voted to name Mary Skipper, a veteran educator who rose through the ranks in the school system, as its next superintendent. The 4-3 vote Wednesday night followed weeks of turmoil and came just two days after city and state officials reached an agreement … Read more

Kensington’s inaugural Juneteenth celebration will acknowledge the city’s racial past and chart its future

know about Kensington’s inaugural Juneteenth celebration will acknowledge the city’s racial past and chart its future Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery throughout the United States. Why should Kensington, a small town known for its antique shops, celebrate this holiday? Our theme is “Recognizing our past and charting our future”. Seeking a better future for … Read more

In Columbia City’s Off Alley, a punk rock mentality and food without rules take the lead

Evan Leichtling started listening to punk rock when he was 12, a self-described “weird kid” who felt isolated growing up on Whidbey Island. When he began training himself to become a chef, at culinary school and in Seattle fine dining restaurants like Lark — Leichtling spent weekends getting tattoos and going out in colorful clothes … Read more

Dunedin Chamber Hosts City’s Inaugural LGBTQIA Pride Celebration with Week of Events and Activities | north county

DUNEDIN — With the support of the city, the mayor and the City Commission, the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the city’s inaugural Pride Week celebration. The week-long celebration will kick off on Saturday June 11 with a series of events including the Dunedin Pride Golf Cart Parade, Pride at TD Ballpark … Read more

San Francisco Pride: What to know about the city’s iconic LGBTQ celebration

Members of the Uber float help carry the Pride flag during the 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade. Photo: Mason Trinca / Special for La Crónica San Francisco’s Pride celebration has new marching orders this June: The joyous parade will return to its previous state after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, a welcome dose … Read more

Chinese activists save “lucky” dog from a butcher shop in Yulin, call for a COVID-19 ban at the city’s dog meat festival next month

V brightness Chinese animal activists intervened to save the life of the last dog found alive at a dog meat shop in Yulin, Guangxi province, a month before the city’s midsummer dog meat consumption begins. The dog, named Lucky by his rescuers, was found chained outside the store, with a dog meat for sale sign … Read more

Judge Throws Out Proposal by Racial Justice Activists to End New York City’s Gifted and Talented Program

know about Judge Throws Out Proposal by Racial Justice Activists to End New York City’s Gifted and Talented Program The New York State Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to end New York‘s Gifted & Talented (G&T) for young children, which a racial justice advocacy group accused of exacerbating racial segregation in the city. … Read more

Iowa City’s ‘100 grandmothers’ celebrate 10 years of arrests and protests

Sometimes they read to the children. Sometimes they are arrested. In a decade of environmental advocacy, Iowa City’s “100 Grandmas for a Livable Future” are sure of one thing: They’ve got people’s attention. “Someone said, has it been 10 years? Already?” said co-founder Ann Christenson, sitting in her living room amid several potted plants and … Read more

City’s Fairness Vote Withers in Urban Farm Dispute

know about City’s Fairness Vote Withers in Urban Farm Dispute Opinion Editor’s Note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes a mix of national and local comments online and in print every day. To contribute, click here. ••• The City of Minneapolis is committed to undoing racism and promoting environmental justice. But some officials apparently intend to comply … Read more