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North Shore Mountains

The North Shore Mountains are a mountain range overlooking Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Their southernmost peaks are visible from most areas in Vancouver and form a distinctive backdrop for the city; the steep southern slopes of the North Shore Mountains limit the extent to which the mainland municipalities of Greater Vancouver's North Shore can grow. In many places on the North Shore, residential neighbourhoods abruptly end and rugged forested slopes begin; these forested slopes are crisscrossed by a large network of trails including the Baden-Powell Trail, the Howe Sound Crest Trail, the Binkert/Lions Trail and a wide variety of mountain biking trails. The North Shore Mountains are a small subrange of the Pacific Ranges, the southernmost grouping of the vast Coast Mountains, they are bounded on the south by Burrard Inlet, on the west and north-west by Howe Sound, on the north and north-east by the Garibaldi Ranges. To the east the bounds are defined by Indian Arm; the ridge running north from Mount Seymour has its own name, the Fannin Range, while the bulk of the range and most of the Howe Sound-flanking portion of it is known as the Britannia Range.

Although not high, these mountains are rugged and should not be underestimated. Severe weather conditions in the North Shore Mountains contrast with mild conditions in nearby Vancouver; this is true in winter, but in summer, large precipices are hidden close to popular hiking trails and it is easy to get lost, despite being in sight of the city. Those who venture into the North Shore Mountains for whatever reason should be well prepared at any time of year. Three deep valleys divide the North Shore Mountains; these are, in order from west to east: Capilano River valley Lynn Headwaters Lynn Valley Seymour River valleyThe Capilano and Seymour rivers emanate from the massive GVRD watershed area. The watershed extends deep into the North Shore Mountains region, but is off-limits to all unauthorized human activities; the Lynn Headwaters, a deep cirque valley drained by Lynn Creek, is no longer part of the GVRD watershed and is now a popular Regional Park. There are two Provincial Parks in the area, Cypress Provincial Park and Mount Seymour Provincial Park.

Both feature reliable road access, downhill ski areas, extensive trail networks. Nearby Grouse Mountain features a downhill ski area and tourist attractions which are accessible by the Skyride, an aerial tramway. A popular hiking trail, the Grouse Grind, climbs up the steep flanks of Grouse Mountain from the tramway parking lot. Before the Grouse Mountain Skyride was built, a chairlift operated from Skyline Drive at the head of North Vancouver's Lonsdale Avenue, the ski area itself could be accessed via Mountain Highway, which now has a gate at its upper end in the Lynn Valley neighbourhood. In the Seymour valley, a paved access road called the Seymour Trailway winds for many kilometres into the mountains, it is used for recreation, for TV and film productions such as Stargate SG-1. There are dozens of individual mountains in the North Shore Mountains; the list below is incomplete. Sky Pilot Mountain Mount Hanover Deeks Peak Black Mountain – A forested summit overlooking Horseshoe Bay. Ski runs on the northern slopes are managed by Cypress Mountain Resort.

Hollyburn Mountain – A popular hiking destination. Known as Hollyburn Ridge and the location of an old alpine recreation community dating back to the early years of the 20th Century, it is the site of the only groomed cross-country ski trails in the Lower Mainland. Mount Strachan – Ski runs on the southern slopes are managed by Cypress Mountain Resort. Mount Fromme – A large forested summit dome seen but visited; this mountain is noted for the mountain biking trails on its south slopes. Grouse Mountain – Site of a popular ski area, the popular hiking trail Grouse Grind. Dam Mountain – Located directly west of Grouse Mountain with the hike from the Grouse lodge referred to as the "Snowshoe Grind". Goat Mountain – Another popular alpine hiking destination conveniently located near the top of the Grouse Mountain aerial tramway. Crown Mountain – An exposed granite pyramid ringed by sheer cliffs. Lynn Peak – A small forested mountain a popular hiking destination due to ease of access; the Needles – An isolated series of ridge-top summits north of Lynn Peak.

Coliseum Mountain – A remote alpine area consisting of a series of gentle granite exposures. Mount Burwell – A remote granite dome located at the limit of legal backcountry access. Cathedral Mountain – Among the tallest and most prominent of the North Shore Mountains, but off-limits due to its location within the Greater Vancouver watershed. Mount Seymour – Good trails and convenient access by road make Seymour a local classic hiking area. Downhill ski area in winter. Mount Elsay – A remote backcountry peak located beyond Seymour. Mount Bishop – A climbed peak in the remote northern region of Mt. Seymour Provincial Park; the Lions – Probably the most famous peaks in the North Shore Mountains. These mountains, a pair of twin granite domes, are visually distinctive and can be seen from much of the Greater Vancouver area. Mount Harvey – An isolated alpine peak located near the Lions. Brunswick Mountain – The highest of the North Shore Mountains, located north of Mount Harvey. Capilano Mountain – east of the headwaters of the Capilano River Geography of British Columbia Mountains of British C

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is the law school of the University of Detroit Mercy and is located in Downtown Detroit, Michigan across from the Renaissance Center. Founded in 1912, Detroit Mercy Law is a private Roman Catholic law school and has been ABA-accredited since 1933; the Law School has an annual enrollment of about 536 students and has 88 faculty members. Detroit Mercy Law offers full-time, part-time and extended part-time JD programs as well as a number of dual degrees, including a J. D./M. B. A. and Dual J. D. program. In 2009, the Law School admitted about 45 percent of its 1,707 full-time applicants and about 40 percent of its 219 part-time applicants; the Law School's JD 2016 entering class had a median LSAT of 151 and a median GPA of 3.15 and a median LSAT of 155 and a median GPA of 3.312 for Dual JD students. In January 2012, Detroit Mercy Law purchased a 6,000 sq. ft. facility across the street from its campus which will house the numerous clinics operated by the school.

Detroit Mercy Law was founded as the University of Detroit Law School in 1912. It is the oldest private law school in Michigan and it shares the Jesuit and Mercy tradition of value oriented education; the historic Renaissance-style campus is located between East Jefferson Avenue and East Larned Street just north of I-375 and is within a short walking distance to the Renaissance Center and numerous state and federal government buildings, including the Third Judicial Circuit Court and the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan among others. 82.5% of the Class of 2018 was employed in a full-time, long-term, bar passage-required or JD advantage position as of March 15, 2019, as stated in the ABA-required disclosures on the Detroit Mercy Law website. 84% of the Class of 2017 was so employed as of March 15, 2018, higher than the national average of 75% for the law school Class of 2017. University of Detroit Mercy is ranked No. 53-69 in Part-time Law in the 2020 U. S. News & World Report Law School rankings.

Tuition and fees at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law for the 2016-17 academic year is $40,422 per year. Detroit Mercy Law maintains a core first-year curriculum, consisting of Contracts, Civil Procedure, Torts, Criminal Law, Introduction to Legal Research and Communication and Applied Legal Theory and Analysis. Other required courses include Constitutional Law, Federal Income Taxation, Professional Responsibility; the School's clinical program was founded as the Urban Law Clinic in 1965, was among the earliest clinics in the nation. Since that time, the program has received numerous awards including the ABA Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access with Meritorious Recognition in 2012 and the ABA Law Student Division's Judy M. Weightman Memorial Public Interest Award in 2006. Students attend weekly classes that focus on the relevant skills and substantive law and all clinics provide for meaningful guided reflection; the Law School's main academic publication is the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, having contributed to the legal scholarship of the state of Michigan and the nation since 1916.

This student-led organization publishes four issues a year and hosts an annual symposium in the spring to discuss topics of developing legal significance and scholarly debate. Within the last ten years, Detroit Mercy Law Review articles have been cited in the opinions of the United States Supreme Court, United States Circuit Courts of Appeals, many state supreme courts; the School of Law hosts both an internal trial and appellate moot court competition annually known as the G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition; the school's Moot Court Team competes nationally and has had success both at the regional and national level: it was the National Champion for the 2009 National Invitational Appellate Moot Court Competition and the 2008 McGee Civil Rights National Moot Court Competition: Graduates of Detroit Mercy Law include over half of Michigan state prosecutors as well as sitting judges on the U. S. Courts of Appeals, U. S. District Courts, the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals.

The School of Law has graduated over 120 current judges on various district and probate courts in Michigan. Alumni have held major elective offices in the state and local governments of Michigan, including three former mayors of the City of Detroit, two former Michigan Attorneys General, a host of other executive positions. Notable judges from Detroit Mercy Law: Thomas P. Thornton - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan James L. Ryan - United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Thomas A. Carlson - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Patrick J. Duggan - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Barbara K. Hackett - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Paul J. Komives - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Mona K. Majzoub - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Paul Maloney - United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan Maura D. Corrigan - Michigan Supreme Court Michael F. Cavanagh - Michigan Supreme Court Brian K. Zahra - Michigan Supreme Court Alice Robie Resnick - Ohio Supreme Court Mark J. Downie - Vitamix Corporation, Inventory Controller Latrice A. Westbrooks - Mississippi

The Great Waltz

The Great Waltz is a musical conceived by Hassard Short with a book by Moss Hart and lyrics by Desmond Carter, using themes by Johann Strauss I and Johann Strauss II. It is based on a pasticcio by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Julius Bittner called Walzer aus Wien, first performed in Vienna in 1930; the story of the musical is loosely based on the real-life feud between the older and younger Strauss because of the father's jealousy of his son's greater talent. The Great Waltz debuted on Broadway at the Center Theatre on September 22, 1934 and ran for 289 performances; the production was directed by Hassard Short and presented by Max Gordon, with choreography by Albertina Rasch, settings by Albert Johnson and costumes by Doris Zinkeisen together with Marion Claire, Marie Burke and Guy Robertson. The musical was made into a motion picture by MGM in 1938 with a screenplay and new lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. In 1949 impresario Edwin Lester hired Robert Wright and George Forrest to adapt Strauss's German lyrics and music for a production at the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera.

This version was used for a London revival that opened at the Drury Lane Theatre on July 9, 1970 and ran for 605 performances. It was used for a 1972 film remake. Act IRadetsky March – The Brass Band Morning – Therese Look Before You Leap – Therese and Leopold You Are My Songs – Resi, Johann Strauss, Jr. and Ensemble Love Will Find You – Resi and Schani On Love Alone – Ensemble and Ballet Like a Star in the Sky – Countess Olga Baranskaja and Schani With All My Heart – ResiAct IINight – Ensemble Love's Never Lost – Olga and Captain Hal Fredrich We Love You Still – Olga While You Love Me – Resi and Schani Love and War – Poldi and Ensemble The Blue Danube – Resi and CompanyThe 1970 London revival added "No Two Ways" The Great Waltz at the Internet Broadway Database

Echinus esculentus

Echinus esculentus, the European edible sea urchin or common sea urchin, is a species of marine invertebrate in the Echinidae family. It is found in coastal areas of western Europe down to a depth of 1,200 m, it is considered "Near threatened" in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. E. esculentus is spherical but flattened at both poles. It grows to about ten centimetres in diameter; the brittle, limy test is rigid and divided into five ambulacral areas separated by five inter-ambulacral areas. There are two rows of plates in each of these areas, making twenty rows of plates in total; the test is covered in spines each articulating with a tubercle. There is a dense covering of secondary spines and a smaller number of longer, primary spines, carried on each second or third ambulacral plate; the spines are blunt ended and white with purplish tips. There is a radially symmetrical pattern of holes in the ambulacral areas through which the tube feet emerge. On the buccal plates round the mouth on the underside are pedicellariae, defensive organs like minute pincers, each with two lateral teeth and one terminal tooth.

It reaches a diameter of 15–16 cm, but has been recorded to 17.6 cm. In the North Sea, the species is common in all areas with hard substrates, it is found off the coasts of Portugal, France, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The mouthparts are designed for rasping and E. esculentus feeds on algae and encrusting invertebrates. It has been recorded feeding on worms, hydroids, bryozoans, algae such as Laminaria spp. sludge and detritus. Spawning occurs in the spring and a large female may release about 20 million eggs into the water column; the larvae become part of the plankton, the development of, complex and takes between forty-five to sixty days in captivity. It includes a blastula, gastrula and a four armed echinopluteus stage that forms an important part of the zooplankton. Settlement occurs in autumn and winter and the largest number of juvenile urchins was found at a greater depth than the kelp zone; the polychaete worm, Adyte assimilis and the copepod Pseudoanthessius liber are found living as commensals among its spines and the parasitic copepod, Asterocheres echinola infests its gut.

The species name esculentus means "edible". Sea urchin roe is used as food around the world, but esculentus is not among the preferred sea urchin species, due to its white gonads. Sea urchin species with orange gonads are preferred, it is not the eggs that are eaten but the gonads, both male and female. Fishing for urchins is undertaken off European coasts and the possibility of aquaculture is being investigated. In a study off the west coast of Scotland it was found that feeding a commercially available salmon feed promoted gonadal growth in the urchins and the practicalities of a farmed approach were being assessed. Photos of Echinus esculentus on Sealife Collection

Custom Made (hip hop group)

Custom Made is an American hip hop trio from Los Angeles, California known for their hardcore reality based mixtape series, Street Cinema. They were key players in helping to establish a mixtape scene in Los Angeles during the early 2000s; the group is made up of emcees Bluff and Scavie Scoobs. In 2002, Element and Six formed the group at their high school in LA. Aneek was introduced to the group through mutual friends and joined the crew that year. In 2004, they released LA State of Mind, to critical acclaim; this led to the beginning of their Street Cinema mixtape series which would help catapult the group's underground notoriety. Within a few years of their formation Custom Made had sold over 100,000 units worldwide. After a string of mixtape releases Custom Made saw their popularity grow, but with the release of The Blackboard Jungle they enjoyed their most success and began receiving offers from numerous labels, they made the decision to turn down the majors and go the independent route by signing with Babygrande in 2006.

That same year, Babygrande released Sidewalk Mindtalk, a compilation highlighting their standout mixtape records. Their proper debut album, Fresh Out, was intended to be released after their signing, but was put on hold after Six was sentenced to four years in prison for counterfeiting and drug sales. 2006 marked the year Aneek relocated to the East Coast. The material intended for Fresh Out was converted into Truth Be Told and released by Rawkus in 2007. With Six in prison and Aneek on the East Coast, the crew returned as a trio to release their proper Babygrande debut, Original Dynasty, in 2008. In 2009, the group left Babygrande due to financial disagreements and released The Lost Weekend independently. In 2010 the group signed a one album deal with NY label Coalmine Records to release their fourth studio album, Hi-Def. Along with fellow LA acts such as Strong Arm Steady and DJ Warrior, Custom Made helped pioneer a mixtape scene, non-existent in Los Angeles. Custom Made became one of the first LA artists to use mixtapes and DVDs for promotional and marketing purposes.

On March 7, 2011 Bluff appeared in a Los Angeles federal court and was charged with fifteen counts of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Federal prosecutors accused Bluff and ten co-defendants of scamming $1.5 million out of victims throughout the US with an advanced fee scam. He was facing up to twenty years in prison on those charges. On January 30, 2012 Bluff was sentenced to 12 months in prison for his role in the wire fraud scheme. In 2004, Scoobs founded Custom Made Recordings as an outlet for the group to release their independent albums and mixtapes; the label is distributed by IODA. The Custom Made Crew is a collective of Los Angeles based hip hop musicians made up of Aneek, Element, Skitzo, Six and S-Mak and producers Abstrakt Soundz, THX, Jayem. Members from the crew have appeared on every Custom Made release since LA State of Mind. Official Custom Made website Custom Made on Facebook Custom Made on Twitter Custom Made on YouTube

Irene Nelson

Irene Nelson is a Russian pop - rock recording artist and producer. She was successful in the 1990s under the pseudonym Diana, she moved to Germany and in 2000, created Reflex which achieved success in the CIS. During her participation in the group, she won three Golden Gramophone Awards. In 2010, her first English single, "Sunrise", found success on the dance chart reaching # 35 in Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play. May 18, 2017 was awarded the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" II class for merits in the development of culture, a great contribution to the preparation and conduct of important creative and humanitarian activities. Under the pseudonym Diana 1993 — I Want to Love 1994 — I’ll be back 1996 — Don't Tell 1997 — Burn, it's Clear! 1998 — Then Piss Off 1998 — Do Not Kiss Her 1998 — The Best 1999 — Make a Stepwith Reflex 2001 — Meet the New Day 2002 — Go Crazy 2002 — I Will Always Wait for You 2002 — This is Love 2003 — Non Stop 2005 — Lyrics. I Love. 2005 — Pulse 2006 — Harem 2014 — Memories 2015 — Adult Girlssolo career 2011 — Sunrise 2010 — Sunrise 2011 — When Apples Fall to the Sky Official website