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SAP Center

The SAP Center at San Jose is an indoor arena located in San Jose, California. Its primary tenant is the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League, for which the arena has earned the nickname “The Shark Tank.” It is home to the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League. Plans for a San Jose arena began in the mid-1980s, when a group of local citizens formed Fund Arena Now; the group contacted city officials and pursued potential sponsors and partners from the NHL and NBA. In the late 1980s, mayor Tom McEnery met with FAN, subsequently a measure to allocate local taxes for arena construction came up for a public vote on June 7, 1988, passing by a narrow margin. In 1991, soon after construction began, the NHL granted an expansion franchise to San Jose. After it was discovered that the arena would not be suitable for NBA or NHL use as designed, the Sharks requested an upgrade to NHL standards, including the addition of luxury suites, a press box, increased seating capacity. In 1993, the arena was completed and named the "San Jose Arena".

For the 1996–97 NBA season, the arena served as home to the Golden State Warriors while their regular home court in Oakland was under renovation. In 2001, naming rights were sold to Compaq, it was renamed "Compaq Center at San Jose". After HP purchased Compaq in 2002, the arena was renamed "HP Pavilion", the same name as one of its computer models. In late April 2007, it was announced that the HP Pavilion at San Jose would be receiving several building improvements, including a new center-hung LED video display system from Daktronics similar to that of the TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins of the NHL. In June 2013, German software company SAP purchased the naming rights to the facility in a five-year deal worth US$3.35 million per year. The arena was renamed "SAP Center at San Jose" upon approval by the San Jose City Council. In 2006, the SAP Center sold the most tickets to non-sporting events of any venue in the Western United States, the fourth highest total in the world, after Madison Square Garden in New York City, the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

Other events hosted at the arena include the 1996 United States Figure Skating Championships, the 47th National Hockey League All-Star Game in 1997, the 1999 NCAA Women's Final Four, ArenaBowl XVI in 2002, the 2007 USA Gymnastics Visa Championships, UFC 139 on November 19, 2011. Intel Extreme Masters Season IX – San Jose in 2014 and Intel Extreme Masters Season X – San Jose were held at the venue. Prior to Super Bowl 50 in nearby Santa Clara, the arena housed introductory media activities for the event; the SAP Center hosted games 3, 4, 6 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals in the Sharks' first appearance in franchise history, with the Cup being presented to the series-winning Pittsburgh Penguins after game 6. In 2012 and 2016, the arena played host to the USA Gymnastics Olympic Trials; the arena was the host to the West Regional semifinals and finals of the 2007 and 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournaments. Mixed Martial Arts events have played a big role at the SAP Center; the MMA organization Strikeforce held many events in San Jose beginning with Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie in 2006 Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg in 2009, through 2012 with Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier.

The first Bellator MMA organization event at SAP was Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 in September 2015 and since has held 6 total events with the most recent being Bellator 199 on May 16, 2018. SAP Center has been the host of premiere MMA promotion the UFC; the first event was UFC 139 on November 19, 2011 UFC on Fuel TV: Muñoz vs. Weidman on July 11, 2012, UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez on April 20, 2013, most UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown on July 26, 2014. On September 18, 2016, the arena hosted the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions. WWE Pay-Per-Views have taken place here. Payback took place. TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs took place at SAP Center. Official website Architect's Website

Guillaume Maillard

Guillaume Maillard is a Swiss professional ice hockey centre, playing with Genève-Servette HC of the National League. Maillard made his professional debut with Genève-Servette HC in the 2016–17 season, appearing in 8 National League games this season, he spent the majority of the season with Geneva's junior team in the Elite Junior A, where he played 37 games and put up 51 points. Maillard played one more year with Geneva's junior team in the 2017–18 season and helped the team win the Elite Junior A championship, he scored his first NL goal with Genève-Servette that same year. On May 31, 2018, Maillard signed a two-year contract with Genève-Servette. Maillard was invited to the New York Islanders prospect camp in the summer of 2018. Maillard missed the start of the 2018–19 season with a lower body injury before being assigned on a rehab stint with HC Sierre of the MySports League. After having played 12 games with Sierre, putting up 10 points, Maillard returned to Geneva and made his NL season debut on November 20 at home, against HC Fribourg-Gottéron.

On September 30, 2019, Maillard agreed to an early two-year contract extension with Geneva through the 2021/22 season. Maillard was named to Switzerland's under-20 team for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo, New York, he played 5 games with the team. Maillard made his debut with Switzerland men's national team at the 2019 Deutschland Cup. Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database

Yogesh Golwalkar

Yogesh Ashok Golwalkar is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-arm leg-break bowler. Major Teams - India A, Kings XI Punjab, Middlesex County Cricket Club London, Rest of India for Irani Trophy, Central Zone for Duleep Trophy and Madhya Pradesh. Golwalkar started playing first-class cricket with Madhya Pradesh in the season 1999-2000, where he spent the majority of his career, his first match was the part of the 2000-1 Ranji Trophy. Although he played little in his first two seasons, he helped Madhya Pradesh to reach the Plate semi-finals in the 2002-03 season and saw them finish second a year later. In 2003 Golwalkar led the Madhya Pradesh under-25 County side to its first National Championship Title, first time in the history of Madhya Pradesh Cricket that they became national champions in the longer version after the Holkar Team under the leadership of the legend C K Naidu. In this Under-25 BCCI tournament Golwalkar's strategic and matured leadership was instrumental in their comprehensive win over some of the big teams and favorites such as Mumbai and Tamil Nadu.

After the end of the 2003-04 season, Golwalkar performed exceptionally well in the domestic Ranji Trophy season where he picked up his career's first 10 wicket haul against Orissa at the semifinal, followed by another 5 against Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy Finals in March 2004. As a result, he was picked up for the India-A Tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya alongside M S Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Akash Chopra and Rohan Gavaskar, he played before returning for the next Indian cricket season. After returning from the India-A tour Golwalkar was picked up to play against star-studded Mumbai at the Irani Trophy where he bowled well and helped his team to beat Ranji champions at Mohali in September 2004. In the 2004-05 season, Madhya Pradesh made it to the Elite Group of the Ranji Trophy, Golwalkar's performance led to his recruitment to Middlesex County Cricket Club, he took 6 wickets in his debut game at Lord's against Kent. He returned to India after only a few games, playing for Madhya Pradesh and bringing them to the semifinals in the Ranji Trophy in 2006.

He continued to play for Madhya Pradesh until 2008-09 season, moved to UK to pursue an MBA at Bradford University School of Management UK. British County Experience - He played as an overseas professional in UK for many years, where he picked up over 90 wickets in his first season for Atherton Cricket Club in Lancashire and kept on playing as a professional; as a result, Middlesex County Cricket Club UK invited Golwalkar to play as an overseas professional along with Scott Styris. Golwalkar did exceptionally well in his debut game against Kent picking up 6 wickets followed by few wickets against Surrey at Oval and helped Middlesex CCC relgate Surrey after 126 years. Mark Ramprakash in his book mentioned about Golwalkar and how Golwalkar taking wicket of Scott Newman relegated Surrey. At the beginning of 2013 he was called upon by Durham County Cricket Club UK to address their Academy coaches on how to coach leg-spin bowling. In 2013 he played for Hall Bower CC in Yorkshire and did exceptionally well with his best figure 8 for 32 runs in one innings.

He was signed by Kings XI Punjab in the Pepsi IPL 2015 auction at Bangalore on 16 February 2015. In 2018, Andhra Cricket Association invited him as a specialist spin bowling consultant to work with their spinners and share his experience. At present, Golwalkar is working as a member of Cricket Committee for Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association which has responsibility for appointment and evaluation/review of all coaches, coaching requirements, selection committees and support staff for various state teams. Yogesh Golwalkar at CricketArchive Yogesh Golwalkar at ESPNcricinfo

De Verborum Significatione

De Verborum Significatione Twenty Books on the Meaning of Words and known as De Verborum Signficatu and The Lexicon of Festus, is an epitome compiled and annotated by Sextus Pompeius Festus from the encyclopedic works of Verrius Flaccus. Festus's epitome is dated to the 2nd century, but the work only survives in a partial 11th-century manuscript and copies of its own separate epitome. Verrius Flaccus was a prominent Roman grammarian known for his writings on the Latin language and for tutoring the grandsons of Caesar Augustus during his reign, he is best known for De verborum significatu, the name which Festus adopted for his epitome, the first major alphabetical Latin dictionary. The 40-volume lexicon is regarded as among the most important such works of Classical Antiquity, though all but a few fragments of the original have been lost in part due to its impractical size. Sextus Pompeius Festus a grammarian flourished in the 2nd century and is thought to have come from Narbo in Gaul, though few details are known about his life.

Festus wrote his epitome of Flaccus's works during a time in the history of the Roman Empire when greater priority was placed on defense after a long period of expansion. There was an anxious effort by many scholars to record their history and culture as means of preservation. Though another of Festus's books is mentioned in De Verborum Significatione, none of his other works have survived. Festus's work contained 20 volumes; the only surviving copy is the Codex Farnesianus, an 11th-century copy in poor condition, missing the first half of its alphabetized entries and suffering fire damage. Much of what we know about it comes from a summary of the full original, abridged in the 8th century by Paul the Deacon as a contribution to the library of Charlemagne; as Festus reduced Flaccus from 40 to 20 volumes, so did Paul condense Festus by half, excising entries he considered unnecessary or redundant, modifying parts of the text he thought unclear or obscure, stripping away details like citations.

The entries in Festus's epitome are organized semi-alphabetically, grouped according to first but not following letters, with some exceptions according to particular themes, arguments, or sources. Festus inserted some critical remarks of his own, he updated the language, omitting Latin words that had fallen out of use, documented his modifications in the now lost separate work, Priscorum verborum cum exemplis. Though it is a summary, Festus preserves a great deal of Flaccus's original work, including etymologies and definitions and the rich historical, religious and cultural information the original De Verborum Significatione is known for. In an 1880 essay about Flaccus, classical scholar Henry Nettleship criticized Festus's work as "an affair of scissors and paste, in which conceit and incompetence are equally blended". Other scholars, like Alessandro Moscadi, suggest understanding it as instead a work of independent scholarship; when a copy of Paul's version was discovered by scholars at the Abbey of St. Gall in 1416, during the Italian Renaissance, it attracted a surge of renewed interest and study.

The Italian humanists, who were enthusiastically seeking out and studying ancient Latin texts, made a number of significant contributions to the work, several copies from the time still exist today. De Verborum Significatione is a valuable resource for scholars studying language use, religion, social life, the broader history of Ancient Rome, it provides insight into other Romans and their works which used, were used by, influenced, or were influenced by Flaccus's work. For example, Flaccus utilized Marcus Terentius Varro's lost Antiquitates rerum humanarum et divinarum while Pliny the Elder drew a great deal from Flaccus for his influential Naturalis Historia. Among the other authors Festus cites are Lucius Accius, Sulpicius Rufus, Gaius Ateius Capito, Ennius. Festus included many quotations and citations from authors for whom it serves as the only record of their work. For others, such as Plautus, whose work would otherwise be known only through copies and quotations made much Festus provides verification or highlights the ways in which it had been altered.

The Festus Lexicon project at University College London is collating the fragments that remain of Festus's work and republishing them with translations. The project's aims are to provide public access to the work and to encourage study of both the work itself and the subjects it covers. Glinister, Fay. Verrius, Festus, & Paul: lexicography and society. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. ISBN 9781905670062. Sexti Pompei Festi De Verborum Significatu quae Supersunt cum Pauli Epitome - Wallace Lindsay's authoritative 1913 version Other versions1889 edition edited by Emil Thewrewk 1839 edition 1474 edition

Richard L. Frey

Richard Lincoln "Dick" Frey was an American contract bridge player, writer and commentator. From New York City, he died of cancer there in 1988. An original member of the championship Four Aces team in 1932, Frey left in 1935 to join Ely Culbertson's many bridge enterprises, he was inducted into the ACBL Hall of Fame in 1997. ACBL Hall of Fame, 1997 North American Bridge Championships von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs 1934 Vanderbilt 1934, 1942 Spingold 1933 Masters Team of 4 1934 Spingold 1942 North American Bridge Championships Masters Individual 1931 Vanderbilt 1932, 1933, 1944 Reisinger 1935 Four Aces Citation at the ACBL Hall of Fame "International record for Richard Frey". World Bridge Federation. Richard L. Frey at Library of Congress Authorities, with 16 catalog records

RMIT University Student Union

Established in 1944, the RMIT University Student Union or RUSU, is the peak representative body for all students enrolled at RMIT University. The Student Union is independent of the university and operates under the direction of annually elected student representatives. According to the constitution, all students are automatic members of the Student Union but may choose to become a financial member. RUSU works in collaboration with its sister organisation the RMIT Vietnam Student Council to achieve common aims and objectives for all students; the Student Union offers a range of services, including student rights advocacy, campus activities and events, funding student media including RMITV & Catalyst as well as hosting Women's, Queer and Postgraduate student lounges. RUSU is responsible for funding and supporting over 100 clubs & societies that are either Academic, Political, Social or Spiritual based. RMIT Link, run by the university funds and manages all Arts and Sports clubs. RUSU has offices at the three major Melbourne sites of RMIT University.

RUSU is an affiliated body to the National Union of Students and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations. John Storey Junior helped found the Student Representative Council in 1944, acted as its first President, lobbied for the establishment of a central library, his studies were cut short when he was diagnosed with leukaemia and died in 1947, aged just 22. His recognition of service to the RMIT community lives on with one RMIT's most striking buildings – Storey Hall – in tribute to John Storey Junior and his father Sir John. Over the years since its founding, the student union has continued to grow and expand into more areas to become an integral part of the student experience on campus. In 2006, with the introduction of voluntary student unionism legislation, the Student Union underwent a major reorganisation. Most of the staff were made redundant, the organisation's three separate campus councils were merged, several services such as the second-hand bookshop were abandoned. While the organisation suffered a drastic funding cut as a result of VSU, it managed to survive the cutbacks and continue providing services and representation to students.

As of 2018, the Student Union Council has 26 voting members, who are elected by RMIT students at annual elections. Each Melbourne campus of RMIT has a campus coordinator and a general campus representative as part of the 26 voting member structure. Councillors are elected in September and hold November to October terms. Ex-officio members may be appointed to the Student Union Council at its discretion. All members of the Student Union Council must be financial members of the Student Union; the Student Union Council meets and it is responsible for electing the President and Communications Officer, as outlined in the Student Union Constitution. A smaller group of student office bearers, known as the Secretariat, meets more to discuss day-to-day operational and other urgent matters. In addition to having student representatives as board directors of the organisation, the Student Union employs professional staff to help deliver key programs and services, assist in governance. All staff members are supervised by an elected student representative as determined by the Secretariat.

The RMIT Student Union funds the student-run magazine Catalyst & student television on-campus production studios RMITV. It continues to have strong ties with SYN radio station located within RMIT, however there is no formal or funding relationship between the separate organisations. Catalyst Magazine was first published in the same year the Student Union was established, it is one of two official student magazines and news sources on RMIT campus. RMIT University Student Union website RMIT University website