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A campus is traditionally the land on which a college or university and related institutional buildings are situated. A college campus includes libraries, lecture halls, residence halls, student centers or dining halls, park-like settings. A modern campus is a collection of buildings and grounds that belong to a given institution, either academic or non-academic. Examples include the Apple Campus; the word derives from a Latin word for "field" and was first used to describe the large field adjacent Nassau Hall of the College of New Jersey in 1774. The field separated Princeton from the small nearby town; some other American colleges adopted the word to describe individual fields at their own institutions, but "campus" did not yet describe the whole university property. A school might have one space called a campus, another called a field, still another called a yard; the tradition of a campus began with the medieval European universities where the students and teachers lived and worked together in a cloistered environment.

The notion of the importance of the setting to academic life migrated to America, early colonial educational institutions were based on the Scottish and English collegiate system. The campus evolved from the cloistered model in Europe to a diverse set of independent styles in the United States. Early colonial colleges were all built in proprietary styles, with some contained in single buildings, such as the campus of Princeton University or arranged in a version of the cloister reflecting American values, such as Harvard's. Both the campus designs and the architecture of colleges throughout the country have evolved in response to trends in the broader world, with most representing several different contemporary and historical styles and arrangements; the meaning expanded to include the whole institutional property during the 20th century, with the old meaning persisting into the 1950s in some places. Sometimes the lands on which company office buildings sit, along with the buildings, are called campuses.

The Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington, is a good example of this usage. Hospitals and airports sometimes use the term to describe the territory of their respective facilities; the word campus has been applied to European universities, although most such institutions are characterized by ownership of individual buildings in urban settings rather than park-like lawns in which buildings are placed. Campus novel Campus university Satellite campus History of college campuses and architecture in the United States The dictionary definition of campus at Wiktionary Media related to Campuses at Wikimedia Commons

Saro Tribastone

Saro Tribastone is an Italian composer and performer of Mediterranean instrumental music who expresses his love for his homeland in Sicily through his compositions and performances of acoustic music. He is adept at playing a number of different string instruments like Italian Guitar, Flamenco Guitar, the Greek Tzouras, Chitarra Battente and Acoustic Guitar, to create his unique sound, his compositions express sounds of music made of popular Sicilian, Spanish flamenco and Latin rhythms and echoes ethnic Greek and Indian sounds. His style resembles the nuevo world music, his passion for music began at the age of 6. Since he has been continuously perfecting his technique of Flamenco from various lands. At the age of 8, he started making his first short instrumental compositions. In his musical career, he has composed soundtracks for several documentaries and television; some of his songs have been used as accompanying music for programs broadcast on satellite TV in the USA over the years. Some choice tracks have been placed in satellite TV programs for the BBC, RAI, Discovery Channel, MTV and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

His music has been featured on The Landscape Channel. In 2006, his first EP titled Fanusa was released, which contains the songs "Fanusa", a flamenco-derived South American track, "Serenade", inspired from Celtic music, "Danza de la Luna Nueva", which mixes tango and Greek music. Two of his songs, "Eve" and "Bongo Beach", produced together with the English duo Coyote were selected for the Laissez Faire Lounge 2 compilation, produced by ZYX Music as well as many other compilation albums, his latest album is Viento De Siroco, full of Mediterranean melodies. Many of his songs are named after places in Italy as a tribute to his homeland, his song "Libertad" features the Middle Eastern drum darabukka accompanying the guitar. To date Saro has two albums and three singles to his credit: Babel Blue, Remèny and Salinas as singles. In addition, he performs live together in groups with Sicilian folk musicians. Associated acts include Cordasicula, a Sicilian duo since 2012, which offers original music inspired by the traditional sounds of the Mediterranean in Sicily and southern Italy, wherein vocals and frame drums by Marilena Fede, are intertwined with the melodies played by Saro Tribastone on tzouras and swing guitar.

Tribastone performs with the folk music band Faciti Rota from southern Italy. Saro joined a group called Robasicula in 2007 and has been playing traditional and original popular music from Sicily with them, performs live frequently, he has art directed some folk music festivals and concerts in Sicily, like Ibla Folk, Abballati Abballati and Il Cuore In Una Barca Di Carta. Babel Blue - single Remèny - single Salinas - single Viento De Siroco - album Fanusa - EP New Flamenco Flamenco rumba Official website Saro Tribastone on SoundCloud Saro Tribastone on Saro Tribastone on CD Baby Saro Tribastone at AllMusic Saro Tribastone on Thesixtyone Saro Tribastone on Bandcamp Saro Tribastone on MusicBrainz Saro Tribastone on BBC Music

Mary Marshall Dyer

Mary Marshall Dyer, was a voice for the forgotten Anti-Shakerism sentiment in rural New Hampshire. In 1813 she joined the Shakers of New Hampshire. Disappointed in her lack of a leadership role and frustrated by the constraints of Shaker life, Dyer left the community in 1815, her husband, remained as did all five of the Dyer children. Mary Dyer accused the Shakers of alienating her from her children. Fearing for her children's safety and left without any means of financial support, she gave public talks and wrote tracts against the Shakers in an attempt to gain public, legislative, support for her cause, her principal writings included A Brief Statement of the Sufferings of Mary Dyer and A Portraiture of Shakerism in 1822. In 1819, she raised a mob to storm the Enfield Shaker Community to take her children back, but this effort failed. Joseph Dyer remained devoted to the community and criticized her in strong terms, responding in print to his wife's published accusations. Four of her five children remained Shakers for life.

Her son, left the Shakers late in life, but did not appear to have a close relationship to his mother. By the 1850s Dyer's anti-Shakerism seemed extreme, in New England at least where the Shakers were now considered "quaint" rather than dangerous. Mary Dyer died a forgotten figure in 1867, she is the earliest known example of an activist working to counter the practice of what today is known as "parental kidnapping" or "parental child abduction." However, in the early nineteenth century, a married mother with a living husband had few legal rights over her children. And when he indentured their children to the Shakers, Shakers became the Dyer children's legal guardians, thus the Shakers' holding of the children was legal under the law of that place. Given those laws, Mary Dyer was the parent. Unlike others who published books on Shaker-related parental kidnappings and lobbied for laws against such practices involving Shaker parents, Dyer took an active part in assisting others involved in such cases and in educating the public about what she saw as the anti-family ideology and activities of the Shakers.

Her activism reached from 1815 until her death in 1867. The Dyer Family: Mary Marshall Dyer Joseph Dyer Caleb Marshall Dyer Betsey Dyer Orville Dyer Jerrub Dyer Joseph Dyer Jr. Publications: Dyer, Mary M. A brief statement of the sufferings of Mary Dyer occasioned by the society called Shakers, 1818, William S. Spear, Boston, 35 pp. Dyer, Mary M. A portraiture of Shakerism, exhibiting a general view of their character and conduct, from the first appearance of Ann Lee in New-England, down to the present time, Printed for the Author, Jun. 1823, 446 pp Dyer, Mary M. Reply to the Shakers' statements called a "Review of the Portraiture of Shakerism," with an account of sickness and death of Betsy Dyer; the Rise And Progress Of The Serpent From The Garden Of Eden, To The Present Day: With A Disclosure Of Shakerism, Exhibiting A General View Of Their Real Character And Conduct—From The First Appearance Of Ann Lee. The Life And Sufferings Of The Author, Who Was Mary M. Dyer, But Now Is Mary Marshall, Concord, N.

H. 1847, 269 pp. Dyer, Joseph, A compendious narrative, elucidating the character and conduct of Mary Dyer from the time of her marriage, in 1799, till she left the society called Shakers, in 1815, with a few remarks upon certain charges which she has since published against that society. Together with sundry depositions, 1819, Printed by Isaac Hill for the author, Concord, N. H. 88 pp..

Jedediah Island Marine Provincial Park

Jedediah Island Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is an island, 243 hectares in size. Anyone is free to camp on Jedediah island; the nearest access is from Lasqueti Island. The Palmers bought the Island in 1949 as a vacation getaway in the summer. In 1972 they moved to the island and became full-time residents, they lived there for twenty years. Mary Palmer didn't want the island to be developed after she was gone, so they fought long and hard to try to preserve it. In 1994 a small group of residents on Lasqueti Island became concerned that the Palmers might have to sell the property after the commitment from a land trust organization fell through. So they organized a campaign to save the island. In less than six months, more than four million dollars was raised. A major donation came from the family of Dan Culver, Canadian educator, white water rafting pioneer and mountain climber. Donations came from all over the province; the minister for the environment of the province of BC bought in too and the target amount was achieved and surpassed.

But at the eleventh hour, the deal was uncertain until Mary Palmer got the provincial park service to agree to Class A status for the island, meaning it could not be logged or mined. With that commitment in place she signed the island over to be our new Gulf Islands park. People gave support. With a large donation from the Provincial Government, Jedediah Island was turned into a provincial park and can be enjoyed by visitors for years to come. In the summer of 2007, a family visiting Jedediah Island found the remains of a human foot on the beach they were at, it was the first in a series of feet to be discovered over the next two and a half years. Government Park Listing "Jedediah Island". BC Geographical Names. "Jedediah Island Marine Park". BC Geographical Names

Norm Lee

Norman Edward "Norm" Lee was an Australian politician. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly. Lee was born in Brisbane to née Lindner, he became a grazier and civil engineering contractor. In 1964 Lee was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the Liberal member for Yeronga in a by-election following the death of former Health Minister Winston Noble. In 1975 he was promoted to the front bench as Minister for Works and Housing, moving to Industry and Administrative Services in 1977, he was dismissed from the front bench in 1980. In 1983 he was involved in negotiations to defect to the National Party. Lee retired from politics in 1989. Lee died in Brisbane on 3 April 2002


Divya Venkatasubramaniam, better known by her stage name Kaniha or Kanika, is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. Kanika made her debut in the 2002 Tamil film Five Star, she went on to work in other South Indian film industries, including Malayalam and Kannada, she is best known for her performances as Eashwari in her debut film Five Star, Gayathri in Varalaru - History of Godfather and Thenmozhi in Autograph. She has had a successful run in the Malayalam film industry, with most notable works include Bhagyadevatha, Pazhassi Raja and Spirit. Kanika was born on 3 July 1982 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India as the second daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Venkat Subramanian, both engineers, she studied at TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School and won accolades including the Tamil Nadu State Award for Educational Excellence in 1999. She got admitted on merit to BITS, in Pilani, from where she graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree Having developed her singing talents from her childhood, by participating in pop music and light music shows, Divya was interested in singing and related performing arts.

While she was still studying, she gave stage performances as a pop singer from time to time. When she was supposed to perform at the Miss Chennai event, a beauty pageant contest, in 2001, she got to participate at the contest, after a model had backed out at the last moment. Despite lack of experience, she emerged victorious at that contest, which would pave her the way for a film career. Susi Ganesan spotted Kanika on a magazine cover page and insisted on her performing the lead female role in his second feature film. Divya entered the Film industry, accepting the offer, while her name was changed to Kanika, her debut film was the Mani Ratnam-produced Five Star with Prasanna, who made his acting debut as well, in which Kaniha portrayed a traditional village girl. She completed the entire film during her summer holidays. Kanika turned down all projects that were subsequently offered to her, including films by S. Shankar and P. C. Sreeram, went on to complete her graduation. Before she finished her graduation, she completed her Telugu debut film Ottessi Chepputunna during her winter vacations, acting under another stage name Sravanthi.

In regard to her performance, Idlebrain wrote: "Sravanthy looks homely in the film and suited the character. She performed well, she is good at dances as well". After completing her studies, Kanika decided to give herself a go at the Tinsel towns, she starred in the Kannada film Annavaru, a remake of Mani Ratnam's Thalapathi, stepping into Kannada filmdom, too. She followed the movie with a cameo role in Cheran's Autograph, earning critical acclaim. Kanika next appeared in a comedy oriented role in a commercial film by K. S. Ravikumar, Aethiree along with Madhavan, Sada, in which she portrayed as a "naughty Brahmin girl". Sify labelled her performance in the film as "outstanding", she went on to play the female lead in Dancer opposite physically disabled Kutty, following which she returned to Telugu cinema, accepting to reprise her role in the Telugu remake of Autograph, Naa Autograph, playing the same role as in the original version. She proved to be an actress to reckon with in a remake of Tamil film Dhill.

She ventured into Malayalam cinema as the heroine for the campus-based film Ennitum. In 2006, she appeared in her biggest project till Varalaru, directed again by K. S. Ravikumar, in which she shared screen space with Ajith Kumar and Asin, she won plaudits for her role as a mentally disordered girl. After a two-years gap, her most recent Kannada film Rajakumari opposite Ravichandran got released, in which she again got to play the female lead role. After her marriage, when she was supposed to have bid adieu to the film industry, Kaniha returned to the Malayalam cinema in 2009, with the films Bhagyadevatha, directed by veteran Sathyan Anthikkad and starring Jayaram and Narain as well, Pazhassi Raja, directed by reputed director Hariharan and starring Mammootty, Sarath Kumar and Padmapriya among others. While the former one, in which she played the role of a homely Christian girl, was successful at the box office, the latter one, a biographical historical film, in which she played the role of a queen opposite Mammootty.

Her performance in Bhagyadevatha led to her winning several awards. Her rising adulation in the Malayalam industry saw her sign laudable roles in the films My Big Father and Christian Brothers before she took a maternity break. Besides acting, Kanika has ventured into other fields as well, working as a dubbing artiste, playback singer and TV host, proving to be a versatile and talented person. At the prime of her career, Kanika moved to "small screen", hosting a couple of TV shows, which she believed were a "refreshing change from movies", she had first hosted the second season of the popular comedy show Kalakka Povathu Yaaru on STAR Vijay in 2006, following which she had hosted the popular family based game show Mega Thanga Vettai, the annual Chutti Vikatan Children's Quiz Show both on Sun TV. Besides, she played a lead role in the television serial Thiruvilayadal on Sun TV, she has judged popular reality shows like Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njaanum, Star Singer both on Asianet. In 2015 she judged Uggram Ujjwalam.

She judges Grand Magical Circus on Amrita TV. Kanika has ventured into playback dubbing as well. Having a vast experience and being a professional singer before turning actress, Kanika got the offer to sing the theme song of her debut film Five Star, she turned dubbing artiste, dubbing for