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Bielefeld

Bielefeld is a city in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. With a population of 341,730, it is the most populous city in the administrative region of Detmold and the 18th largest city in Germany; the historical centre of the city is situated north of the Teutoburg Forest line of hills, but modern Bielefeld incorporates boroughs on the opposite side and on the hills. Bielefeld is home to a significant number of internationally operating companies, including Dr. Oetker and Schüco, it has several technical colleges. Bielefeld is famous for the Bethel Institution, for the Bielefeld conspiracy, which satirises conspiracy theories by claiming that Bielefeld does not exist; this concept alluded to by Chancellor Angela Merkel. Founded in 1214 by Count Hermann IV of Ravensberg to guard a pass crossing the Teutoburg Forest, Bielefeld was the "city of linen" as a minor member of the Hanseatic League, known for bleachfields into the 19th Century. Bielefeld was part of the Kingdom of Westphalia when it was created in 1807.

In 1815 it was incorporated into the Kingdom of Prussia following the defeat of France and the Congress of Vienna. After the Cologne-Minden railway opened in 1849, the Bozi brothers constructed the first large mechanised spinning mill in 1851; the Ravensberg Spinning Mill was built from 1854 to 1857, metal works began to open in the 1860s. Founded in 1867 as a Bielefeld sewing machine repair company, AG Dürkoppwerke employed 1,665 people in 1892. Between 1904 and 1930, Bielefeld grew, opening a rebuilt railway station, a municipal theatre, the Rudolf-Oetker-Halle concert hall, renowned for its excellent acoustics; the Dürkopp car was produced 1898–1927. After printing emergency money in 1923 during the inflation in the Weimar Republic, Bielefeld was one of several towns that printed attractive and collectable banknotes with designs on silk and velvet; these pieces were issued by the Bielefeld Stadtsparkasse and were sent all around the world in the early 1920s. These pieces are known as Stoffgeld – that is, money made from fabric.

The town's synagogue was burned in 1938. In 1944, B-17 Flying Fortresses of the USAAF bombed the gas works at Bielefeld on September 20 and the marshaling yard on September 30. On January 17 1945 B-17s bombed the nearby Paderborn marshalling yard, the railway viaduct in the suburb of Schildesche. On March 14 the RAF bombed the viaduct again; this was the first use of the RAF's Grand Slam bomb. American troops entered the city in April 1945. Due to the presence of a number of barracks built during the 1930s and its location next to the main East-West Autobahn in northern Germany, after World War II Bielefeld became a headquarters town for the fighting command of the British Army of the Rhine – BAOR; until the 1980s there was a large British presence in the barracks housing the headquarters of the British First Corps and support units, as well as schools, NAAFI shops, officers' and sergeants' messes and several estates of married quarters. The British presence was scaled back after the reunification of Germany and most of the infrastructure has disappeared.

In 1973 the first villages on the south side of the Teutoburg Forest were incorporated. Bielefeld has an oceanic climate; the average annual high temperature is 14 °C, the annual low temperature is 6 °C, the annual precipitation is 483 millimetres. Bielefeld was a linen-producing town, in the early 1920s the Town's Savings Bank issued money made of linen and velvet; these items were known as'stoffgeld'. In addition to the manufacture of home appliances and various heavy industries, Bielefeld companies include Dr. Oetker, Möller Group and Bethel Institution with 17.000 employees. Bielefeld University was founded in 1969. Among its first professors was the notable contemporary German sociologist Niklas Luhmann. Other institutions of higher education include the Theological Seminary Bethel and the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, which offers 21 courses in 8 different departments and has been internationally recognized for its photography school. Two major autobahns, the A 2 and A 33, intersect in the south east of Bielefeld.

The Ostwestfalendamm expressway connects the two parts of the city divided by the Teutoburg Forest. Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station of Bielefeld, is on the Hamm–Minden railway and is part of the German ICE high-speed railroad system; the main station for intercity bus services is Brackwede station. Bielefeld has a small airstrip, Flugplatz Bielefeld, in the Senne district but is served by the three larger airports nearby, Paderborn Lippstadt Airport, Münster Osnabrück International Airport and Hannover Airport. Bielefeld boasts a well-developed public transport system, served by the companies moBiel and "BVO"; the Bielefeld Stadtbahn has four major lines and regional trains connect different parts of the city with nearby counties. Buses run throughout the entire vicinit

Learning Resource Centre

Learning Resource Centre is a term, used in the United Kingdom to describe a type of library that exists within an educational setting such as Secondary Schools, Further Education Colleges and Universities. LRC can stand for Library Resource Centre and in some cases Learning Resource Centre has been shortened to Learning Centre. Learning Resource Centres are similar to a Hybrid library; these centres contain traditional educational resources such as books, journals and audio/visual materials, but they exist to promote electronic information resources. Examples of these are subscription electronic journals, free websites and other web based resources; the traditional Librarian role has been replaced with the LRC Manager, an Information Professional with qualifications recognised by CILIP. As well as managing the physical environment of the LRC the LRC Manager is involved in editing LRC web pages and making contributions to the Virtual Learning Environment, in order to provide access to quality and timely resources to colleagues and students.

A key aspect of a Learning Resource centre is the application of self study in a variety of different ways. They include computers, places to study and private rooms. LRCs have a responsibility for the teaching of Information Literacy and/or Study Skills within the institution they are in. Although this role is established in further and higher education, it has only become a serious responsibility for the Secondary School LRC since the publication of Key Stage 3 National Strategy in 2003; the schools inspectorate OfSTED have made this a key area for school LRCs to evaluate themselves on in their self-evaluation document for LRCs in 2003. Edwards, Brian. Libraries and Learning Resource Centres. Oxford, UK: Architectural Press, 2009. Alomran, Hamad Ibrahim. Riyadh: Riyadh Girls University Burlingame, Dennis C. Fields, Anthony C. Schulzetenberg; the College Learning Resource Center. Littleton, Colo: Libraries Unlimited, 1978. Thomson, Sarah Katharine. Learning Resource Centers in Community Colleges: A Survey of Budgets and Services.

Chicago: American Library Association, 1975. Crawford, L. Lucille; the Learning Resource Center—Its Development and Implementation.: Ohio Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1970. Pearson, Neville P. and Lucius A. Butler. Learning Resource Centers. Minneapolis: Burgess Pub. Co, 1973

John Wilson (Caddo)

"John Wilson the Revealer of Peyote" was a Caddo-Delaware-French medicine man who introduced the Peyote plant into a religion, became a major leader in the Ghost Dance, introduced a new peyote ceremony with teachings of Christ. John Wilson's Caddo name was Nishkû'ntu, meaning "Moon Head." Though he was of half-Delaware descent, quarter-blood French, quarter-blood Caddo, John Wilson spoke only the Caddo language and identified only as a Caddo. He is believed to have been born in 1845, they were driven into Indian Territory in 1859. Wilson, being interested in religion and only known as a medicine man, sought out a path to be a peyote roadman in 1880; as the Ghost Dance ceremonies regained popularity in Oklahoma, he became one of its most active leaders in the Indian Territory. During a two-week period, Wilson consumed peyote for spiritual reasons and said he was shown essential astronomical symbols representing the life of Jesus Christ; these messages became part of his own teaching, which remained reliant purely on peyote.

He recalled that Peyote spoke to him, telling him to keep indulging in, to keep walking in its "road" until the day he died of the peyote to create a higher enlightenment. The tribe had been exposed to the Half Moon peyote ceremony, but Wilson introduced the Big Moon ceremony to the tribe; the Caddo tribe remains active in the Native American Church today. He is the single human most known for the changes to the peyote ceremony, his changes to the altar, unintentionally persuaded the image of the cross in Christian churches. Wilson died at the age of 61 in 1901. Stewart, Omer Call. Peyote Religion: A History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993. ISBN 978-0-8061-2457-5. Swanton, John Reed. Source material on the history and ethnology of the Caddo Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. ISBN 978-0-8061-2856-6

Princess Nokia

Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, better known by their stage name Princess Nokia, is an American rapper and actor of Puerto Rican descent. Princess Nokia released their debut album Metallic Butterfy in 2014, followed by the 2015 mixtape, Honeysuckle. Frasqueri, as Princess Nokia released the 1992 EP, followed by their debut album, 1992 Deluxe, which served as their breakthrough album. In 2018, they released the emo-rap mixtape, A Girl Cried Red, before releasing two albums in 2020, Everything sucks and Everything is beautiful. Princess Nokia has hosted an Apple Music radio show and acted in the independent film, Angelfish. At the age of three, Frasqueri lost their mother to AIDS. Between the ages of 9 and 16, they were in foster care. During their time in foster care, their foster mother was physically abusive. After they left foster care, they went to live with their grandmother. At the age of sixteen, Frasqueri started writing rhymes, they lived around the Lower East Side of New York City at the time.

Frasqueri recorded their first song, "Destiny", in 2010, released it under the name "Wavy Spice" on their SoundCloud page and their YouTube channel in mid-2012. It was autobiographical and gained modest popularity. Subsequently, they released their second track, "Bitch I'm Posh"; the track went viral, as of December 2017, received 110,000 plays on SoundCloud. Frasqueri released YAYA as a commentary of perceptions of colonial history. Frasqueri continued to release singles, such as Dragons, a Game of Thrones inspired piece and Vicki Gotti until changing their moniker to Princess Nokia, they released 1992, on Soundcloud. They began touring. Frasqueri has been praised for their feminism, they founded the Smart Girls Club, a podcast where they discuss healthy living and urban feminism."Frasqueri claims Princess Nokia is an alter ego, which they introduced with the track "Nokia". They released an album named Metallic Butterfly on May 12, 2014, was debuted on Vice and Soundcloud. In February 2017, Frasqueri confronted a member of the audience at a charity concert at Cambridge University whom they accused of "mouthing dirty obscenities like'show me your tits'."

The alleged harasser denied yelling such obscenities and told The Cambridge Student: "I was standing in the audience and was told by a fellow audience member that the name of the performer was'Abigail'. Given that I was enjoying the performance, I shouted out'Let's go Abigail!'. After I shouted this, they came down from the stage, they slapped me and threw drinks on me." After returning to the stage, Nokia told the crowd "that's what you do when a White boy disrespects you". On September 8, 2017, they released their debut studio album, 1992 Deluxe, an expanded version of their 2016 mixtape, 1992, it peaked at #25 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart. NME listed it as the 32nd best album of 2017. In October 2017, Frasqueri made headlines again when a viral video surfaced of them throwing hot soup in a man's face whilst on a subway journey to Brooklyn; the rapper heard a white man shouting racial slurs at a group of teenagers, decided to take action against the racist remarks by slapping the man and throwing their hot soup on him.

They took to Twitter saying: "this bigot called this group of teenage boys'n****s' on the train so I stood up and slapped him and everybody on the train backed me up". Nokia has debuted a new radio show on Apple's Beats 1 Radio on February 18, 2018. Episodes will air every other Sunday and allow listeners to get acquainted with the inner workings of Nokia's mind, they have a total of 6 episodes labelled: "The Voices in My Head with Princess Nokia."In September 2018, Nokia was chosen as one of the six ambassadors by Maison Margiela to promote their new fragrance, Mutiny. In December 2018, Nokia rereleased the album Metallic Butterfly under the label Rough Trade. In 2019 they had their debut performance as an actor in the indie movie “Angelfish". In February 2020, Nokia released two albums: Everything Is Beautiful, they are a strong supporter of intersectional feminism, founding the Smart Girl Club with Milah Libin. Frasqueri identifies as bisexual and has stated such in a past interview, they have talked about how growing up near the queer community of New York City was an important part of their life.

The early stages of their musical career began through performing at gay clubs, they gained popularity among the gay nightlife scene. Frasqueri opened up about their identity as a gender non-conforming person and uses they/them pronouns. Metallic Butterfly 1992 Deluxe Everything sucks Everything is beautiful Honeysuckle A Girl Cried Red Ratking – "Puerto Rican Judo" from So It Goes Mykki Blanco – "Wish You Would" from Spring/Summer 2014 Ratking – "Steep Tech" from 700-Fill K. Michelle – "Outro" from Kimberly: The People I Used to Know Show Me the Body – "Spit" from Corpus I Josh Forehead – "Fanta" from Summer 2014 Silverstein - "Madness" from A Beautiful Place to Drown Delivered since 2010, the GAFFA Awards are a Swedish award that rewards popular music awarded by the magazine of the same name. LGBT culture in New York City List of self-identified LGBTQ New Yorkers Nuyorican Puerto Ricans in New York City Princess Nokia's channel on YouTube Princess Nokia's official website

2014–15 Charleston Southern Buccaneers men's basketball team

The 2014–15 Charleston Southern Buccaneers men's basketball team represented Charleston Southern University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Buccaneers, led by tenth year head coach Barclay Radebaugh, played their home games at the CSU Field House and were members of the Big South Conference, they finished the season 19–12, 13–5 in Big South play to finish in a tie for the regular season Big South championship. They were upset in the quarterfinals of the Big South Tournament by Longwood; as a regular season conference champion, #1 seed in their conference tournament, who failed to win their conference tournament they received an automatic bid to the National Invitation Tournament where they lost in the first round to Old Dominion

Jarrad Paul

Jarrad Paul is an American screenwriter, actor. Paul grew up in Florida. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles. Paul co-created and executive produces the Fox comedy The Grinder starring Rob Fred Savage, he co-wrote and co-directed The D Train starring Jack Black and James Marsden, purchased at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival by IFC. During the 1990s, Paul had a recurring role in the 2000s on Monk. In 1999, he co-starred with Jay Mohr in Action as screenwriter Adam Rafkin. Films he has appeared in include 40 Days and 40 Nights, The Shaggy Dog, Yes Man, which he co-wrote. Jarrad Paul on IMDb Jarrad Paul Profile: Biography, Filmography & Photos - Yahoo! Movies UK