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Senators Hope Veronneau Breaks College UFA Trend

The Ottawa Senators signed NCAA free agent Max Veronneau to a two-year, entry-level contract on March 12, adding to their prospect pool in the midst of their rebuild. The 23-year-old was drawing interest league-wide, as up to 25 teams contacted the free agent’s camp. The Senators are no stranger to signing NCAA free agents but haven’t had the best luck in the past. They are hoping Veronneau can change that. “We are very excited to have Max join the Ottawa Senators,” said Senators general m...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Ncaa, Ivy League, Connor, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Smith, Calgary Flames, Princeton, Ottawa, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Thompson, Max

Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding and Thriving with Chronic Illness

Today, I’m writing about some prompts that were given to chronic illness bloggers at A Chronic Voice‘s monthly chronic illness link-up party. Thank you, Sheryl! The writing prompts we were given for this month are: Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding, and Thriving with chronic illness. I’d like to start by observing my last post which was about receiving my Ankylosing Spondylitis diagnosis over a decade ago. I celebrated that milestone with a new article called Ankylosing Spondylitis – 10 Yea...
Tags: Travel, Health, Taiwan, Features, Chronic Illness, Canada, Chronically Ill Abroad, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Fibromyalgia, Expat Life, Pierre, Sheryl, North Bay Ontario, Arthritis, CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFIDS, Crohns

ISAI buys minority of

ISAI has acquired a minority stake in Financial terms weren’t announced. provides online legal services that aims to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across all sectors manage their legal, administrative and accounting procedures. PRESS RELEASE ISAI has acquired a minority stake in, founded by Pierre Aïdan and Timothée Rambaud, through its Growth Equity fund, ISAI Expansion II. The leader in online legal services for businesses, which combines th...
Tags: France, Trends, Better, Pierre, Isai, Legaltech, VC Deals, Timothee, Legalstart, PRESS RELEASE ISAI, Pierre Aïdan, Timothée Rambaud, Pierre Martini, About Legalstart, Pierre Aïdan Legalstart

Wednesday Workout: Guiding Junior Athletes With Adam St. Pierre

Ben Saxton (SMST2) skis with a junior athlete during a past USST annual training camp in Park City, Utah. (Photo: Liz Arky) This Wednesday Workout includes insight from Boulder Nordic Junior Race Team (BNJRT) Head Coach Adam St. Pierre. After earning a BS in Physics and Biochemistry while skiing for Colby College in Maine, St Pierre earned a masters in Kinesiology and Exercise Science at the University of New Hampshire. While in graduate school, he was the assistant ski coach to Marty Hall at ...
Tags: Resources, Training, Sport, Maine, Skiing, Boulder, Park City Utah, Rocky Mountain, Anchorage, Pierre, Colby College, Jessie Diggins, USSA, St Pierre, Bowdoin College, Juniors

Therapixel raises 5 mln euro Series A

Therapixel said March 13 that it raised a 5 million euros ($5.6 million) Series A round co led by Omnes and M Capital Partners. The pool of investors include Région Sud Investissement (managed by Turenne Capital), IT-Translation and Credit Agricole (Creazur). Therapixel is developing AI-based algorithms for breast cancer screening. PRESS RELEASE Therapixel secures a €5 million Series A financing and strengthens its governance Omnes and M Capital Partners co-lead the round to join historical inve...
Tags: Trends, European Union, Paris, Capital, Metz, ESG, Medtech, Board, ERDF, Pierre, PRI, Capital Partners, INRIA, VC Deals, Occitanie, Olivier Clatz

Omidyar Network spins out its fintech investment arm as Flourish, with up to $300 million

After 12 years spent investing in impact-oriented financial services startups around the globe, the Omidyar Network, which serves as the family investment office for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, is spinning off its financial inclusion investment arm as Flourish Ventures. Equipped with up to $300 million in capital for operations and investments, the new Flourish will continue to invest around the Network’s core mission of backing companies with a dual focus of making a social impact and achie...
Tags: TC, Money, Ebay, Finance, Africa, Entrepreneur, Tech, Economy, United States, Venture Capital, Impact Investing, Microfinance, Financial Services, Costa, Advisors, Omidyar Network

Celebrate 303 day by finding old classics, fresh inspiration

It’s March the 3rd, which means in both hemispheres, our thoughts inevitably turn to basslines and squelchy resonance. Happy 303 day – here’s some video and reading to get you in the mood. First, let’s take a step back, and before we idolize the box and transistors, let’s talk about just how immaculately early Detroit and Chicago records were composed and mixed. 1987’s “Acid Tracks” by Phuture (DJ Pierre and Earl Spanky Smith) never fails to floor me. (I’ll guess the same about you, as anyone...
Tags: Music, Japan, Usa, New York, Hardware, Germany, Berlin, Tech, Chicago, House, Gear, Philadelphia, Detroit, Bass, Synths, Techno

Lebird oiseau d’intérieur par Pierre Baryga

Pierre Baryga, designer diplômé d’Arts Graphiques à Saint Luc (Tournai, Belgique) nous présente Lebird, véritable oiseau d’intérieur en bois aux lignes épurées ! Entièrement fabriqué en made in France, à partir de bois français FSC, le tout soigneusement emballé dans un packaging en papier recyclé… Une chose est sûre, le designer ne laisse rien au hasard et décide de se lancer dans l’auto-édition en créant ByPAN! ...
Tags: Books, Design, France, Designer, Lille, Decoration, Wood, FSC, Rbc, Pierre, Oiseau, Deco, Bois, Made In France, Objet, Sculpteur

Pierre’s late heroics lead UMass past Saint Joseph’s 80-79

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 21 points and his jump shot with 2.7 seconds left completed a 17-point, second-half comeback as UMass beat Saint Joseph’s 80-79 on Saturday. Pierre buried a 3 with 17.6 seconds to go to bring the Minutemen (10-17, 3-11 Atlantic 10) within 79-78. Saint Joseph’s turned it over on […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlantic, Joseph, Pierre, UMass, Minutemen, AMHERST Mass AP, Carl Pierre

A look back at the glittering MMA career of Canadian Georges St-Pierre

From dethroning UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes to packing the Rogers Centre, Canadian Georges St-Pierre has been long front and centre in the mixed martial arts world. St-Pierre admitted he showed too much respect to Hughes the first time they met at UFC 50 in October 2004. Hughes won by first-round submission.
Tags: News, Ufc, MMA, Hughes, Pierre, Georges St Pierre, Matt Hughes, Rogers Centre Canadian Georges St Pierre

The Unforgettable Karl Lagerfeld, In His Own Words

On Tuesday, news broke that Karl Lagerfeld died in Paris at the age of 85. The revered designer was a rare industry mainstay — serving as Chanel's creative director since 1983, while also working at Fendi as the creative director of furs and ready-to-wear.“Fashion show after fashion show, collection after collection, Karl Lagerfeld left his mark on the legend of Gabrielle Chanel and the history of the house of Chanel," Bruno Pavlovsky, the brand's president of fashion, told WWD. "He steadfastl...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, New York Times, Paris, Vogue, Michelle Obama, Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel, Victor, Fendi, John Krasinski, Numero, Hedi Slimane, Karl, Mrs Obama

Pierre McGuire nearly hit in face by puck (Video)

NBC Sports ice hockey analyst Pierre McGuire came incredibly close to being hit in the face by a puck during Monday night's NHL game in Columbus.McGuire was behind the glass next to the Blue Jackets bench as they took on the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning. The stray puck came within two inches of hitting him in the forehead. He never saw the puck coming. Fortunately, it missed him, although it did hit the camera square in the lens. This is utterly amazing, puck missed Pierre by inches (h/t @br...
Tags: Facebook, Sport, NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning, Nbc Sports, Pierre McGuire, Pierre, McGuire, Michael James, Columbus McGuire

GIF- Incoming Puck Pierre!

Thar was close.   Another flying puck incident, this time Pierre McGuire dodges a bullet. #GoBolts #CBJ #HockeyTwitter — NHL Prospects Watcher (@Prospects_Watch) February 19, 2019
Tags: Sport, NHL, Pierre McGuire, Pierre

Pierre scores 23 to carry UMass over Davidson 54-51

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre had a season-high 23 points as UMass narrowly defeated Davidson 54-51 on Saturday. Pierre shot 5 for 7 from beyond the arc. Keon Clergeot had 12 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with five seconds remaining, for UMass (9-15, 2-9 Atlantic 10 Conference). Samba Diallo added seven rebounds. Unique McLean […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlantic, Davidson, Pierre, UMass, AMHERST Mass AP, Carl Pierre, Keon Clergeot, Conference Samba Diallo, Unique McLean

Purple & Bold: Why Rajon Rondo’s game-winner meant a lot to him — and the Lakers

Editor’s note: This is today’s edition of the Purple & Bold newsletter. The newsletter is written three times a week by NBA reporters Kyle Goon and Mirjam Swanson. To receive the free newsletter by email, sign up here. Thursday night in the T.D. Garden visitor’s locker room, amid a swarm of media and tall men assembling their postgame fashion ensembles, a small figure wearing a Lakers jersey was working on his handles. Rajon Rondo’s 7-year-old son, Pierre, was dribbling a ball that was several t...
Tags: Garden, Boston, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Davis, Nba, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Chris Webber, TNT, Rajon Rondo, James, Lakers

"Surprisingly, it was not controversial," says a University of Richmond professor who taught courses called "American Blackface" and "Blackface in Post-Soul Literature and Culture."

“I honestly do not recall it being uncomfortable, mostly because I guess we were taking it seriously. We weren’t looking at if as, ‘Hey, isn’t this funny?’”I'm reading "Where blackface is concerned, outrage is appropriate, says UR professor," by Michael Paul Williams in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He's quoting Bertram Ashe, who teaches English and American Studies.Ashe said the history of blackface dates far back to about the 1830s and extended well into the 20th century. He described it as “a ...
Tags: Amazon, Education, Law, Savion Glover, Spike Lee, ASHE, South, Racists, Blackface, Lee, Pierre, Richmond Times Dispatch, Northam, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, University of Richmond

Pierre Casteran And Bill Cunningham

Pierre Casteran was the son of a wealthy French family who visited Blithewold several times in the 1950s and 1960s. The late Bill Cunningham, as many are aware, was the American fashion photographer for the New York Times, known for his informal street photography. The connection between the two men became apparent when I met Bill Cunningham at the 2009 Blithewold Gala. He came to record the event for his Sunday New York Times page of beautiful people in beautiful gowns! Bill sought me out to as...
Tags: Gardening, New York, France, Boston, America, United States, New York Times, Paris, Korea, Bill Cunningham, Bill, EDF, Gardens, Rouen, U S Army, Madeleine

Café Express: Freeride’s Montesa Cota 247 cafe racer

If you’ve ridden a two-stroke, you’ll know how addictive the power rush (and sound) can be. So we have a soft spot for anything that smells pungent and goes braaap—especially if it’s got a bit of history and a side order of style. Montesa bikes tick all the boxes: the Spanish manufacturer was hugely successful in motocross and road racing from the sixties to the mid-eighties. Its Cota 247 model was also popular with trials riders—but who’d have thought a trials bike would make a great little ...
Tags: France, Spain, Barcelona, Motorcycles, Bmc, TIG, Pierre, Paul Ricard, Amal, Cota, Graulhet, Custom Motorcycles, Café Racer, Montesa Cota, Montesa, Akront

NHL News & Notes: Watson Suspended, Robitaille & More

In today’s News & Notes, Austin Watson has been suspended as part of the NHL’s Substance Abuse Program, Luc Robitaille penned a letter to season ticket holders of the Los Angeles Kings and Kendall Coyne Schofield will be making her broadcasting debut Wednesday. Related: NHL News & Notes: Muzzin, Martinook & More Watson Enters Stage Two of NHL Substance Program The NHL and NHLPA released a statement Tuesday stating that Watson would be entering Stage Two of the league’s Substance Abuse and Beha...
Tags: Column, Usa, News, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Sport, Austin, Kings, Watson, John, Hockey, NHL, Eddie, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs

UMass downs Rhode Island 77-70 for 1st A-10 win this season

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 22 points for Massachusetts to help the Minutemen get their first win in Atlantic 10 play this season beating Rhode Island 77-70 on Sunday. Pierre finished shooting 7 of 10 from the field overall and 6 of 9 from behind the 3-point line. Luwane Pipkins missed 12 of […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Sports, Atlantic, Rhode Island, Pierre, UMass, Minutemen, AMHERST Mass AP, Luwane Pipkins, Carl Pierre

The best budget hotels in Paris for 2019

It can be tough when you’re planning your trip to France and hunting around for accommodation that won’t break the bank. But we’re here to help, especially when you’re looking for great budget hotels in Paris! We’ve carefully combed through our top listings from our guide to the best cheap hotels in Paris, looking for the 15 small and charming places that represent the absolute best budget hotels in Paris. This is determined by examining several criteria, including: • Location: Would most travel...
Tags: Travel, France, Hotels, Accommodation, Egypt, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Seine, Dailycheapo, Roland, Marais, Ac, Paris France, PAUL, Pierre

As Climate Warms, Plants Will Absorb Less CO₂, Study Finds

Plants and soil absorb carbon dioxide, which helps mitigate climate change. But global warming will degrade that ability, scientists say.
Tags: News, Environment, Research, Drought, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Dioxide, Pierre, Photosynthesis, Flowers and Plants, Nature (Journal, Gentine

From Persia with love: How an Empress transformed Iran with art

From Persia with love: How an Empress transformed Iran with art Dubbed “the Jackie Kennedy of the Middle East”, Farah Pahlavi built a world-class collection of modern art before she and her husband were exiled. Now 80, she reflects on her beloved country. Farah Pahlavi, Iran’s first and last Empress, in the late 1970s. “When you leave your land, your love, your belongings, it’s very sad,” she reflects now.CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Time was when Farah Pahlavi could paralyse parts of Manhatta...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Obama, Life, White House, Boston, Berlin, New York City, US, America, Eu, Iran, Rome, West, Egypt

An expensive lesson on religious accommodations

A federal court jury in Miami has awarded a hotel dishwasher $21.5 million after concluding that her employer failed to honor her religious beliefs by repeatedly scheduling her on Sundays, and then firing her. According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Marie Jean Pierre is a member of the Soldiers of Christ Church, a Catholic missionary group that helps the poor. She claimed that she hold her employer that she needed Sundays off for her missionary work. The hotel accommodate her for the firs...
Tags: Law, Miami, Catholic, Pierre, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Jon Hyman, Marie Jean Pierre, Soldiers of Christ Church

Criterion Film Offerings: French Noir, Japanese Lovers, American Gangsters and Frames of Pure Serenity

The Criterion Collection, the busiest and most prestigious of companies devoted to classic films, provides a rare delight in this collection of films now available on Blu-ray. These are movies that have never before been on DVD or Blu-ray (at least not in Region 1), and in some cases weren't even on VHS. These tantalizing titles, long heard of but vexingly unavailable until now, are a particular pleasure to for film lovers to enjoy, at last. Panique (dir. Julien Duvivier, 1946) The aloof and mi...
Tags: Music, Japan, Hollywood, Review, France, Walter Matthau, West, Akira Kurosawa, Eiffel Tower, Brian Eno, Alfred Hitchcock, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Alice, Van Gogh, Picasso, Film Review

Business Opportunity Available at Spring Creek Recreation Area

South Dakota, Game Fish and Parks PIERRE, S.D. – -(  According to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), entrepreneurs interested in operating Spring Creek Resort located at Spring Creek Recreation Area north of Pierre, South Dakota, can now begin submitting their proposals. “Spring Creek is a popular destination for anglers, boaters, and families,” said Katie Ceroll, director of the state parks and recreation. “The area provides excellent access to fishing, boating and o...
Tags: Guns, South Dakota, Parks, Pierre, Spring Creek, Conservation News, South Dakota Game Fish and Parks, Fort Pierre, Pierre South Dakota, Parks GFP, Katie Ceroll, Spring Creek Recreation Area, Spring Creek Resort, Lake Oahe With, Lake Oahe About South Dakota

Carrot Peelers, Sales, Personality and Your Job Search

--> A couple of years ago, I saw a bunch of articles in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and other publications about a guy named Joe Andes. Here is a portion of one profile of him from the May 2006 Vanity Fair: I n the early 90s a man named Joe Andes began showing up in the bar at the Pierre, Manhattan’s famously posh hotel on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 61st Street. Joe liked the crowd at the Café Pierre, but the real draw for him was Kathleen Landis, the dimp...
Tags: New York, Featured, California, Careers, Sales, Los Angeles, Personality, United States, Job Search, Michigan, Harrison Barnes, Sean Connery, Joe, Law Firm, Pierre, Landis

PE-backed Sara Lee Frozen Bakery beefs up C-suite with two hires

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois-based Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, a maker of frozen bakery and dessert products, has named Ryan Malone as chief marketing officer and Wendy Webb Williams as chief legal officer. Previously, Malone worked at McCain Foods USA where he most recently served as senior director of marketing while Williams led the law department for the North America and Europe regions for Mead Johnson Nutrition. Sara Lee is backed by Kohlberg & Company. PRESS RELEASE OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.–(BUSI...
Tags: Europe, Trends, People, Chicago, Williams, Michigan, North America, North Carolina, Baltimore, Kraft Foods, Wendy, Ryan, Malone, Pierre, Tyson, Sara Lee

Variety’s Hitmakers Brunch to Honor Adam Levine, Dua Lipa and Bebe Rexha

Variety’s second annual Hitmakers brunch will be held on Saturday, December 1 and will honor Maroon 5’s Adam Levine as Hitmaker of the Year, along with Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Dua Lipa and Songwriter of the Year, Bebe Rexha. Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “Pee” Thomas will also be recognized with the Innovator of the Year […]
Tags: News, Adam Levine, Thomas, Pierre, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Hitmakers, Year Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha Kevin `` Coach K '' Lee

A Summer Phlox Survives Storms and Spies  by  Allen Bush

A field of Russian phloxes. Christian Kress, Sarastro-Stauden photo. Just off our front porch, a Phlox of sentimental interest didn’t flinch during heavy storms a week and a half ago. But what about spies? During the storm, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1959 “psychological fable” North By Northwest played on TV. Our power flickered as foreign spies mistakenly identified and then kidnapped Cary Grant for their own no-good. Grant’s life was turned upside down. He was soon suspected (wrongly) of murder. Gr...
Tags: Gardening, Putin, Kentucky, Russia, Cary Grant, Fbi, North Carolina, Alfred Hitchcock, Grant, Junior, Northwest, Louisville, Trump, Nra, Raleigh, Soviet Union