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Hernando de Alarcón

Hernando de Alarcón was a Spanish explorer and navigator of the 16th century, noted for having led an early expedition to the Baja California Peninsula, during which he became one of the first Europeans to ascend the Colorado River from its mouth and the first to reach Alta California. Little is known about Alarcón's life outside of his exploits in New Spain, he was born in the town of Trujillo, in present-day Extremadura, Spain, in the first years of the 16th century and traveled to the Spanish colonies in the Americas as a young man. By 1540, Mexico had been conquered and state-sponsored expeditions were being sent north in search of new wealth and the existence of a water passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Viceroy of New Spain Antonio de Mendoza commissioned Francisco Vázquez de Coronado to undertake a massive overland expedition with the purpose of finding the Seven Cities of Cibola, which were rumored to exist in the unexplored northern interior; the expedition was to be resupplied with stores and provisions delivered by ships traveling up the Sea of Cortés, the commander of which would be Alarcón.

Alarcón set sail from Acapulco with two ships, the San Pedro and the Santa Catalina, on May 9, 1540, was joined by the San Gabriel at St. Jago de Buena Esperanza, in Colima, his orders from Mendoza were to await the arrival of Coronado's land expedition at a certain latitude along the coast. The meeting with Coronado was never effected, though Alarcón reached the appointed place and left letters, which were soon afterwards discovered by Melchior Diaz, another explorer. Alarcón sailed to the northern terminus of the Gulf of California and completed the explorations begun by Francisco de Ulloa the preceding year. During this voyage Alarcón proved to his satisfaction that no open-water passage existed between the Gulf of California and the South Sea. Subsequently, on September 26, he entered the mouth of the Colorado River, which he named the Buena Guia, he was the first European to ascend the river for a distance considerable enough to make important observations. On a second voyage, he proceeded past the present-day site of Yuma, Arizona.

A map drawn by one of Alarcón's pilots is the earliest detailed representation of the Gulf of California and the lower course of the Colorado River. Alarcón is unique among 16th-century conquistadores in that he treated the Indians he met humanely, as opposed to the reckless and cruel behavior known from accounts of his contemporaries. Bernard de Voto, in his 1953 Westward the Course of Empire, observed: "The Indians had an experience they were never to repeat: they were sorry to see these white men leave." Alarcón wrote of his contact with the Yuma-speaking Indians along the Colorado. The information he compiled consisted of their practices in warfare, religion and sexual customs. California Historical Landmark No. 568, on the west bank of the Colorado River near Andrade in Imperial County, commemorates Alarcón's expedition having been the first non-Indians to sight land within the present-day state of California. Hammond, George P. & al. ed. Narratives of the Coronado Expedition, 1540-1542.

University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1940. The Pirate King's Bio of Hernando de Alarcón "Alarcón, Hernando". Collier's New Encyclopedia. 1921

Kevin Lewis (American football)

Kevin Lewis is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League who played for the New York Giants. He played college football at Duke. Lewis burst on the college scene against the #1 team in the country at the time, Florida State University, logging 8 tackles, a sack and an interception at the age of 17. Lewis signed with the Giants on April 24, 2000 as an undrafted free agent after the 2000 NFL Draft. After being inactive for the first games of 2000, Lewis was waived to make room for placekicker Jaret Holmes, he was re-signed. Overall, he played in seven games without recording a stat, he was released as a final cut on September 3, 2001. The Giants re-signed Lewis to the practice squad a day later. On November 4, he was signed to the active roster. Despite spending the first half of the year on the practice squad, Lewis played in nine games, recording 12 tackles. After making the team out of training camp, Lewis recovered a fumbled snap against the Arizona Cardinals on September 30, 2002.

Due to multiple injuries suffered by Giants players, Lewis got more playing time than was expected for him. Against the Washington Redskins on November 17, after Lewis tackled running back Ladell Betts he fumbled the ball, recovered by Giants player Marcellus Rivers. Lewis along with fellow linebacker, Nick Greisen got his first career start at linebacker against the Redskins on December 8. In the game, Lewis recorded his first career sack. For the season, Lewis registered a sack. Lewis followed up his 2002 performance by recording 16 tackles; when Mike Barrow was injured in the first game of the 2004 season, Lewis was named the starter over Nick Greisen. On October 31 against the Minnesota Vikings, he recovered a fumble by Mewelde Moore for 16 yards. At the end of the year, Lewis ended up leading the Giants with 91 tackles, he was released as a final cut on September 3, 2005. Lewis sat out every game in 2005 without being signed, but after Antonio Pierce and Chase Blackburn became injured, Lewis re-signed before the first playoff game against the Carolina Panthers.

Lewis worked at the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida working with elite level high school football prospects. On February 13, 2013, he was hired as Orlando Jones High School's new head football coach

List of NHL on TSN commentating crews

John Wells: 1986 NHL All-Star Game, occasional games until 1989 Jim Hughson: 1987–19941 Paul Romanuk: 1989–1994, 1995 1–1998 Gord Miller: 1990–1995 2, 2002–present Dan Shulman: 19951–1998 Pierre Houde: 1996–1997 Dennis Beyak: 1997–1998, 2011–present Vic Rauter: 2002–2003 Dave Randorf: 2002–2014 Chris Cuthbert: 2005–present Rod Black: 2003–2004, 2008 Bryan Mudryk: 2018–present Howie Meeker: 1986 NHL All-Star Game Roger Neilson: 1987–1989 Gary Green: 1987–1998, 2002–2004 Pierre McGuire: 2002–2011 Ryan Walter: 1993–1998 Randy Gregg: 1995 playoffs Glenn Healy: 2003 playoffs, 2005–2008 Ray Ferraro: 2008–2011, 2011–present Dave Reid: 2008–2010, 2013–2014 Mike Johnson: 2010–2014, 2017–present Jamie McLennan: 2011–present Brian Engblom: 2011–2015 Shane Hnidy: 2011–2017 Dave Poulin: 2017–present Craig Button: 2017–present Jim Van Horne: 1986 NHL All-Star Game, 1987–1990 John Wells: 1989–1995 Paul Romanuk: 1987–1989, 1995–1998 Gord Miller: 1995–1998 James Duthie: 2002–present Darren Dutchyshen: 2014–present Bob McKenzie: 1986 NHL All-Star Game, 1987–present Howie Meeker: 1987–1998 Bill Watters: 1987–1989 Gary Green: 1987–1998 Mike Keenan: 1992–1993 Glenn Healy: 2003–2008 Darren Pang: 2006–2014 Mike Milbury: 2007–2008 John Tortorella: 2007–2009 Matthew Barnaby: 2007–2016 Barry Melrose: 2009–present Ray Ferraro: 2008–present Craig MacTavish: 2009–2011 Mike Johnson: 2010–2014 Michael Peca: 2010–2012 Aaron Ward: 2010–2016 Marc Crawford: 2011–2012 Jeff O'Neill: 2011–present Michael Whalen: 1987–2007 Ken Chilibeck: 1987–2004 Teresa Hergert: 1987–1990 Lisa Bowes: 1994–1997 Mark Bunting: 1994–1996 Farhan Lalji: 1997–present Brent Wallace: 2002–present Dave Randorf: 2002–2010 John Lu: 2002–2007, 2007–2014, 2018-present Ryan Rishaug: 2005–present Holly Horton: 2005–2011 James Cybulski: 2006–2012 Sara Orlesky: 2007–2011, 2011–present Katherine Dolan: 2009–2014 Bob McKenzie: 1987–present Darren Dreger: 2006–present Pierre LeBrun: 2011–present Craig Button: 2012–present During the playoffs, TSN has third, fifth and eighth choices of first-round series and fourth in the second round, second in the conference finals.

This means. This happened during the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs, as TSN televised the Calgary Flames' first-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Calgary lost in 6 games and in the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs when the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Washington Capitals in 7 games, the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs when the Vancouver Canucks lost in four straight games to the San Jose Sharks. 1998 – Due to the television premiere of the film Apollo 13, Game 3 of the Colorado–Edmonton playoff series was seen on both CBC and TSN, using CBC's feed. CBC's end of the deal was regionally televised west of Ontario, while TSN broadcast the game east of Manitoba. 2003 – Game 2 of the New Jersey–Boston was not televised as TSN instead, aired the World Curling Championships from Winnipeg. Game 3 of the Detroit–Anaheim series was joined-in- progress after the completion of WWE Raw. Game 6 of the Dallas-Anaheim series was joined-in-progress after the completion of WWE Raw. 1.^ Jim Hughson left TSN during the 1994–95 NHL lockout.

When the season resumed, Paul Romanuk succeeded Hughson as TSN's lead play-by-play announcer and Dan Shulman succeeded Romanuk as the network's secondary announcer. 2.^ In 1993, Gord Miller filled in for Jim Hughson after the death of his father

Søren Kjeldsen

Søren Kjeldsen is a Danish golfer who plays on the European Tour. Kjeldsen turned professional in 1995. Kjeldsen's success on the second tier Challenge Tour in 1997, which included his first victory as a professional in the Volvo Finnish Open, earned him membership for the main European Tour for 1998, he won his first European Tour title at the 2003 Diageo Championship at Gleneagles. His second European Tour win came at the 2008 Volvo Masters at Valderrama Golf Club in Andalucia, where he won by 2 strokes over Martin Kaymer and Anthony Wall; this was the final staging of the Volvo Masters because as part of the Race to Dubai, introduced in 2009, the European Tour season now concludes at the Dubai World Championship. He ended the year 10th on the Order of Merit. Kjeldsen won his third European Tour event and second consecutive event on Spanish soil with a three stroke victory over David Drysdale at the 2009 Open de Andalucia in Marbella, Spain. In 2009, he finished third at the BMW PGA Championship, fourth at the Scottish Open, sixth at the PGA Championship and seventh at the WGC-CA Championship.

He finished second at the 2011 Volvo China Open. In 2012 he finished fifth at the Scottish Open. In May 2015, Kjeldsen ended a six-year drought and won his fourth European Tour title at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. On a windy final day, Kjeldsen held a two stroke lead but shot a 76 five over par round to fall into a three-man playoff with Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger. On the first extra hole, Kjeldsen found the par five 18th green in two and after Pepperell and Wiesberger could not get up and down for their birdies, he two putted from 30 feet for the victory. Kjeldsen maintained his 100% record of winning when holding the 54 hole lead, which now stands at 4-for-4; the next week he finished second at the Nordea Masters. He finished second at the Made in Denmark and British Masters tournaments. Kjeldsen represented Denmark in the Eisenhower Trophy in 1994 and at the World Cup in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2016, winning the 2016 event alongside Thorbjørn Olesen, he has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

For 2017, Kjeldsen accepted PGA Tour membership. European Tour playoff record 1997 Volvo Finnish Open 2016 ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" indicates a tie for a place Most consecutive cuts made – 5 Longest streak of top-10s – 1 Results not in chronological order prior to 2015. QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play "T" = tied Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009. Amateur Eisenhower Trophy: 1994Professional World Cup: 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2016, 2018 Seve Trophy: 2009 EurAsia Cup: 2016 Official website Søren Kjeldsen at the European Tour official site Søren Kjeldsen at the Official World Golf Ranking official site

College of Economics, Vietnam National University

College of Economics, Vietnam National University, Hanoi The College of Economics was established under Decision 290/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister on 6 March 2007. However, its historical origins date back to 1974 with the establishment of the Political Economy Department in the University of Hanoi; the college underwent a number of transformations before becoming the College of Economics in 2007. November 1974: Department of Political Economy - University of Hanoi. September 1995: Department of Economy - College of Social Science and Humanities - Vietnam National University, Hanoi. July 1999: Department of Economics - Vietnam National University, Hanoi. March 2007: College of Economics - Vietnam National University, Hanoi. COE offers a wide range of studies and applied research with majors in economics and business administration. 1. Undergraduate programs: Full-time: International Economics, Business Administration and Finance, Development Economy, Political Economy. Training program for outstanding students: Political Economy, International Economics.

International training program: Business Administration. Part-time: International Economics, Business Administration and Finance.2. Postgraduate programs: Master's degree: International Economics, Business Administration and Finance, Political Economy. Doctorate degree: International Economics, Business Administration, Political Economy.3. Joint international programs: Bachelor of Business Administration. Master of Business Administration. Master in Economic Expertise and Management of International Projects. Doctorate in Business Administration. Doctorate in Economics and Business Administration


Etro is an Italian fashion house founded in 1968. Etro was founded in 1968 by Gerolamo "Gimmo" Etro as a textile design company; the main stylistic driver for Etro over its first decades was the paisley pattern, variations on this theme. The company's headquarters is located in Milan on Via Spartaco, was refurbished in 1977; the headquarters includes textile art archived in their in-house library. Future textiles head Jacopo Etro commented on this period, stating that he had started to visit the archive when he was a child, spending many hours copying the fabric designs and experimenting with his own creative style. After a trip to India made by Etro executives, the furnishing textiles line made its debut in 1981; the "swirling" paisley design found on this trip is now "synonymous" with the label according to Elle Magazine. The company began producing Leather goods in 1984 crafted from Paisley Jacquard fabrics. Etro began its home collection in 1985; the Fragrances collection was launched in 1989, making its debut in the Milanese Fragrances flagship boutique, located on Via Verri.

More recent additions of the line include Jacquard. Etro's first fashion show at Milan Fashion Week was held in 1996; the company began sales by direct-mail through inserts in The New York Times starting in 1999, Etro began selling its clothing online in addition to in retail stores in 2013. In 2014, a monograph on the company's history entitled Etro was published by Rizzoli publishing house. Etro is identified with Gimmo, the founder, however the company is managed by his four children. Kean Etro is the creative director of the Etro Man collections, sometimes inspired by his travels and antique book collection, he joined the family business in 1986 as a digital intern. In 1990 he designed his first menswear collection, in 1996 he produced a fashion show focused on the concept of "New Tradition". Veronica Etro is the creative director of the Etro Woman collections, she unveiled her first womenswear collection in 2000. Jacopo Etro has been working for the family business since 1982 becoming the Creative Director of the Etro Accessories, Leather and Textile collections, as well as Head of Communication.

In 2010, he was invited to sit on the board of the Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana as the delegate for the Italian textile industry. Ippolito Etro joined the company in 1991, overseeing the Administration Department before his promotion to General Director, he was quoted by The New York Times stating that, "My father always told us that we could do what we wanted in life. But he said,'If you work here, you have to start from scratch'"; the menswear collection has been presented through conceptual catwalk shows, including the Autumn Winter 03 collection that had guests ride on a 1937 steam train through urban Milan, with the models walking through the cabins. Other pieces have included "cooked" shirts, where the pieces are dyed with berries or other food-stuffs in order to produce their intended designs; the womenswear line was launched in 1991. For the Spring - Summer 2016 womenswear collection presented in Milan, Angelo Flaccavento wrote that it "show off the savoir-faire of her ateliers", using a ballerina-lingerie theme.

He wrote further of the lighter direction the collection moved in from previous seasons that, "Everything had a charming, undone quality that looked appealing and felt new." The New York Times called the collection an "ode to turn-of-the-century femininity" mentioning the strong influence of dance throughout the show. The company has a line of fragrances, some using the theme of "ancient perfumery". Other collections include toiletries, travel accessories, footwear and home furnishings. In 2014, the company opened its first Etro Home store in Milan during the Salone del Mobile. Official Website