Group suggests changes to IDs

first_imgStudent Senate discussed possible changes to University identification cards at its meeting Wednesday. The group also passed resolutions concerning discriminatory harassment and campus safety. Robert Casarez, senior business analyst for the Office of Auxiliary Operations, said the University is considering expanding the services offered by identification cards. Senators suggested improvements such as accepting Domer Dollars for food sold in residence halls, creating the capability to scan cards through wallets and enabling students to distribute their dining hall meals more freely instead of restricting them to swiping into each meal only once. Casarez said other community members suggested making identification cards more aesthetically pleasing and using them to record attendance at events. Casarez also said his office plans to facilitate the use of Domer Dollars off campus, beginning in the fall. He said this arrangement would initially apply to one or two vendors but could expand if it proves profitable for the merchants and the University. “It doesn’t have to be limited to just food at Eddy Street Commons … It could be Martin’s, it could be Walmart, it could be Meijer,” he said. Senate passed a resolution requesting the University “directly and promptly respond to the evidence of harassment presented at the March 5 town hall meeting and publicly condemn harassment of any kind.”   The resolution also asked the Office of Student Affairs and Office of Institutional Equity to compile a task force to investigate Notre Dame’s discrimination policies and the University’s efforts to address diversity. Another resolution requested the University investigate and improve the perception of safety on campus, possibly by increasing lighting and video surveillance on Mod Quad, God Quad, D2 and D6 parking lots, and the outskirts of campus. The group also passed a resolution implementing the Co-Campus Council as a permanent entity. Kelsey Eckenrode, director of community relations for student government, said representatives from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s, Holy Cross College, Indiana University South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College participate in the Council. “It’s just a good way to get rid of the ‘everybody hates Notre Dame, slash, Notre Dame thinks they’re better than everyone’ [perception],” she said. “It builds community, and I’m hoping we could implement this Co-Campus Council as a permanent entity instead of just a one-year trial run.” Senate also passed a resolution to add the position of Campus Ministry Representative to student government’s executive board. The group approved freshman Maggie Wilmouth to serve as student body secretary. The previously approved secretary had to resign due to scheduling conflicts.last_img read more

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Ditlev Engel: Why Would You Tax Something You Want More Of?!

first_imgDitlev Engel speaking at the opening session of the Offshore Wind Conference 2018 in Amsterdam. Photo: Jeroen Tresfon/ Navingo.Taxation of electricity produced by offshore wind and other renewables, as well as taxing these technologies, is something the industry needs to stand up against if it wants to see even lower costs and accelerate the energy transition, according to Ditlev Engel, CEO at DNV GL Energy. In most countries, the industry is talking about cost of energy and lowering cost of energy, but the real matter should be taxation of electricity, according to Engel.“Taxation is what most people are paying for the most, it is not the cost of generation. Therefore, the real question here is not about the technology, but about how most regulators and politicians have decided to tax it and, if we are trying to meet the goals from the Paris Agreement, will they tax the electricity and why would they do that,” Engel said.“The reason we taxed it in the old days is because we wanted to lower CO₂ emissions, so why would you now tax something you want more of?!”Speaking about the energy transition at the opening session of the Offshore Wind Conference 2018 in Amsterdam, Engel said that the energy transition can only happen with public support and with people understanding why this is being done.It is the industry’s obligation to make sure people understand the challenges and what needs to be achieved, Ditlev Engel emphasised.At the session that took place on 22 October, he also presented DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook, saying that the report is not offering a selection of scenarios, but that it is a forecast based on scrutinised information and the company’s involvement and expertise in the energy sector.In a short chat with our team after the A new dawn for offshore wins session, Engel summarised the main points of the report. Learn more by watching the video:Reporting: Nadja Skopljak, Rebecca van den Berge – McFedries, Jeroen Tresfon; Editing: Adrijana Buljan, Adnan Durakovićlast_img read more

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Killer Deal MacBook Pro Up to 900 Off Now

first_img Phillip Tracy, Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday are just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you can’t snatch a good deal on a laptop before these two massive shopping days arrive.If you plan on buying an Apple MacBook Pro, then you can skip the lines and stop worrying about those ephemeral Lightning Deals and, instead, take advantage of a sale going on at B&H Photo Video. MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which 13-inch MacBook Is Right For You?Apple’s entry-level MacBook Air and Pro look pretty similar, but our testing proved they differ in crucial ways.Your Recommended PlaylistVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9接下来播放Which Cheap Tablet Is Best? Amazon Fire 7 vs Walmart Onn02:45关闭选项Automated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-US facebook twitter 发邮件 reddit 链接https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/macbook-pro-2018-sale-900-off?jwsource=cl已复制直播00:0003:4603:46 The retailer is currently selling the 2018 MacBook Pro for as much as $900 off. Apple only recently released the 2019 version of its flagship laptop, so now is the perfect time to jump on a sale for the previous model (one of our favorite laptops of 2018) before they’re all gone. This particular sale is hard to beat. An entry-level version of the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro is going for $1550, or $250 off the retail price. This Space Gray edition packs an Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD (The silver version with the same specs costs $1,649). Need more storage? You can upgrade to a 512GB SSD for $1,749 ($200 off). And if that’s not enough, a 1TB SKU with a Core i7 CPU goes for $2,449 ($250 off). MacBook Pro (13-inch) for $1549 ($250 off, Core i5/8GB/256GB SSD)MacBook Pro (13-inch) for $1,749 ($200 off, Core i5/8GB/512GB SSD)MacBook Pro (13-inch) for $2,449 ($250 off, Core i7/8GB/1TB SSD)These are some great deals, but the biggest savings are on the high-end models. A 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (with Touch Bar) with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and Radeon Pro 555X graphics is on sale for $2,099, or $300 off the original list price. Again, there are some nice savings when you opt for more storage: a 512GB model is $300 off and a 1TB version is $250 off. MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $2,099 ($300 off, Core i7/16GB/256GB SSD)MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $2,499 ($300 off, Core i7/16GB/512GB SSD)MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $2,949 ($250 off, Core i7/16GB/1TB SSD) The biggest savings, however, are on the highest-end models, where you’ll find some of the largest discounts on any Apple laptop. A 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with a Core i9 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD and Radeon 560X GPU is $3,099, or $400 off, while another model with a Core i7 CPU, 32GB of RAM, a 2TB SSD and Radeon 560X GPU costs $3,599 ($600 off). But the crown jewel of this epic sale is on the top-of-the-line model, which is discounted a whopping $900. For $5,399, you get a Core i9 CPU, 32GB of RAM, a 4TB SSD and Radeon 560X graphics.  MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $3,099 ($400 off, Core i9/16GB/1TB SSD/Radeon 560X GPU)MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $3,599 ($600 off, Core i7/32GB/2TB SSD/Radeon 560X GPU)MacBook Pro (15-inch) for $5,399 ($900 off, Core i9/32GB/4TB SSD/Radeon 560X GPU)You might need to act fast: most of these deals will end on June 7 at 8:15pm ET while others go until supplies lasts. The Best MacBook Deals in June Author Bio Phillip Tracy is a senior writer at Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag, where he reviews laptops and covers the latest industry news. After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Phillip became a tech reporter at the Daily Dot. There, he wrote reviews for a range of gadgets and covered everything from social media trends to cybersecurity. Prior to that, he wrote for RCR Wireless News and NewBay Media. When he’s not tinkering with devices, you can find Phillip playing video games, reading, listening to indie music or watching soccer.center_img Phillip Tracy, by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeKelley Blue BookYou Won’t Believe How Affordable These Ford Car Models AreKelley Blue BookUndoTODAYPolice Identify Girl Licking Ice Cream Tub In Viral VideoTODAYUndoVerizon WirelessThis new phone will blow your mind.Verizon WirelessUndoMy Food and FamilyHealthy, Homemade Drunken Thai Noodles In Just 20 MinutesMy Food and FamilyUndo247 SportsThe Highest-Paid NBA Players In 2019, Ranked247 SportsUndoCIO for DOMOBrandPost: Successful Digital Transformation Begins with a Cultural TransformationCIO for DOMOUndoAdvertisementlast_img read more

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