Pulitzer Prize

Miller Lite Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month With 'Beers and Queer History,' A Guidebook Penned By Dr. Eric Cervini

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

'Beers and Queer History' shines a light on ten pivotal moments in LGBTQ+ history where bars and bar culture have been the backdrop.

Key Points: 
  • 'Beers and Queer History' shines a light on ten pivotal moments in LGBTQ+ history where bars and bar culture have been the backdrop.
  • Recently, Dr. Cervini launched Queer History 101, a free online curriculum to expand access to LGBTQ+ history.
  • In the guide's foreword, Dr. Eric Cervini shares the importance of queer bars throughout history:
    "Bars were our havens.
  • Cervini serves on the Board of Advisors of the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of queer American history.

HarperCollins Publishers Commits to Becoming Carbon Neutral in Direct Emissions In 2022

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 8:00pm

HarperCollins Publishers today announced a global commitment to becoming carbon neutral for its direct operational emissions in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • HarperCollins Publishers today announced a global commitment to becoming carbon neutral for its direct operational emissions in 2022.
  • We have been successfully reducing our emissions and becoming carbon neutral in Scopes 1 and 2 is the next step in the process.
  • HarperCollins has already begun its journey toward becoming carbon neutral, reducing its energy consumption by nearly 30% over the last five years.
  • We look forward to working with them as they take the significant step of becoming carbon neutral in direct emissions.

Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com® Release Fall 2021 Emerging Housing Markets Index Report

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:03pm

Previous number one markets, Billings, Mont., which topped the summer emerging housing markets index and Coeur DAlene, which topped the spring emerging housing markets index, both remain in the top twenty.

Key Points: 
  • Previous number one markets, Billings, Mont., which topped the summer emerging housing markets index and Coeur DAlene, which topped the spring emerging housing markets index, both remain in the top twenty.
  • Each emerging market is home to strong job markets, which have driven up home prices.
  • On average, the unemployment rate in the top-20 emerging markets was 3.9% compared to 5.1% for the 300-metro average.
  • The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis.

Gannett Announces Closing of Debt Refinancing

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:30am

The obligations of the Borrower under the Credit Facility are guaranteed on a senior secured basis by the Company and the Guarantors.

Key Points: 
  • The obligations of the Borrower under the Credit Facility are guaranteed on a senior secured basis by the Company and the Guarantors.
  • "Since the acquisition of legacy Gannett in November 2019, we have paid down $379 million of debt and reduced our cost of capital by 570 basis points.
  • The Company expects to continue to optimize its overall capital structure and aggressively pay down debt, which will continue to reduce our annual interest expense and overall leverage.
  • Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive.

SLCC Tanner Forum: New York Times Bestselling Author Isabel Wilkerson to Speak on Social Ethics of Caste and Hierarchy

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct.14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson will discuss the caste systems that shaped America and still define our lives today during Salt Lake Community College's annual Tanner Forum.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Oct.14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson will discuss the caste systems that shaped America and still define our lives today during Salt Lake Community College's annual Tanner Forum.
  • The book, published in August 2020, is currently being adapted into a Netflix film directed, written and produced by Ava DuVernay.
  • In her lectures, she explores the need to reconcile America's karmic racial inheritance a notion she expresses in her widely-shared op-ed essays in The New York Times.
  • Tanner Company, the Tanner Forum on Social Ethics brings nationally and internationally recognized speakers to SLCC.

Global Superstar Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull) Joins Forces with Top Phone Grip Maker, SpiiderGriip®, As Advisor and Strategic Partner

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:21pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).
  • The partnership brings Armando on as a strategic partner and advisor for SpiiderGriip, a company that has seen continued growth and success in the phone grip category since launching in late 2019.
  • Armando Christian Perez is a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.
  • Pitbull invites disruption on a global scale as a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.

Concertgebouw Prize for American jazz icon Wynton Marsalis

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:00am

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is the first jazz musician to receive the prestigious Concertgebouw Prize.

Key Points: 
  • AMSTERDAM, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is the first jazz musician to receive the prestigious Concertgebouw Prize.
  • With his many concerts in the Concertgebouw, his compositions and his efforts in the field of education, the American musician is of immense value to the Concertgebouw.
  • Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, teacher and promoter of American musical culture.
  • 11 March 1997 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Cassandra Wilson, Jon Hendricks, Miles Griffith Blood on the Fields
    22 June 1999 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, American Adventures
    23 June 1999 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, American Adventures
    20 February 2018 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: The Music of Duke Ellington
    21 February 2018 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Tribute to Benny Goodman
    16 February 2020 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Giants of Jazz

Sir Richard Branson Talks the Death Penalty, Criminal Justice Reform on 'Righteous Convictions with Jason Flom'

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:04pm

Branson has long been a vocal opponent of capital punishment.

Key Points: 
  • Branson has long been a vocal opponent of capital punishment.
  • Ouellette has spent her career fighting for those most disadvantaged by broken criminal justice systems.
  • She is now the CEO of Responsible Business Initiative for Justice, a not-for-profit working with businesses to champion fairness and equality across systems of justice.
  • Righteous Convictions with Jason Flomfeatures a diverse who's-who of cutting edge activists at the forefront of the most critical issues of the day.

IonQ and University of Maryland Researchers Demonstrate Fault-Tolerant Error Correction, Critical for Unlocking the Full Potential of Quantum Computers

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Researchers from The University of Maryland and IonQ, Inc. (IonQ) (NYSE: IONQ), a leader in trapped-ion quantum computing, on Monday published results in the journal Nature that show a significant breakthrough in error correction technology for quantum computers.

Key Points: 
  • Researchers from The University of Maryland and IonQ, Inc. (IonQ) (NYSE: IONQ), a leader in trapped-ion quantum computing, on Monday published results in the journal Nature that show a significant breakthrough in error correction technology for quantum computers.
  • Quantum error correction works by combining multiple qubits together to form a logical qubit that more securely stores quantum information.
  • This is about significantly reducing the overhead in computational power that is typically required for error correction in quantum computers," said Peter Chapman, President and CEO of IonQ.
  • The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities.

Your Future, Bought and Sold Like a Stock: Tom Galvin's Dystopian Novel "The Auction" to be Released on October 19

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Auctionis centered around Sasha Cross, who dreads the attention that comes with her family's fame and now faces intense scrutiny as her auction approaches.

Key Points: 
  • The Auctionis centered around Sasha Cross, who dreads the attention that comes with her family's fame and now faces intense scrutiny as her auction approaches.
  • For more information on The Auction and Tom Galvin's other work, go to his author website at: https://tom-galvin.com .
  • Tom Galvin relied upon his career as a journalist and technologist to create a disturbing, but realistic, vision of a future society with his novel The Auction.
  • In his spare time he roots for his five children and the New York Mets.