Little Pembroke gets big

first_imgPembroke College is to expand significantly in a building project which will add two new quads to its existing city centre site. Pembroke, currently one of Oxford’s physically smaller colleges, will have its main site increased by around 30 per cent. The large development will create a café, seminar rooms, art gallery, assembly room and an all-purpose auditorium, together with accommodation space for a whole year of Pembroke undergraduates. The work will include the demolition of a collection of buildings acquired by the college in recent years, including old industrial and retail sites to the south of Brewer street. These will be replaced by two new quads in the collegiate style, to be connected to the existing site by a footbridge over the street. The expansion has been made possible by a fundraising campaign called ‘Bridging Centuries’, through which the college has already raised £9 million out of a targeted £17 million of donations. It is part of Oxford University’s ‘Oxford Thinking’ campaign, which recently passed the £1 billion mark. The overall cost of the project is £29 million, the remainder of which will be provided by a bank loan. The development is the culmination of years of planning by the college. Giles Henderson, the Master of Pembroke, said, “It is no mere annexe we are building. This is a major extension of our main site which will benefit members of Pembroke and visitors for years to come.” Andrew Seton, Strategic Development Director at Pembroke, called the project “nothing short of transformational”. Mr Seton added, “Pembroke is a great community. It has not had the same facilities as other colleges. Our students deserve more than there are at the moment, and this lovely expansion will provide for that.” Students have expressed their enthusiasm for the plans, which will also provide a number of en-suite study bedrooms. Alex Joynes, a second-year student at Pembroke, said, “It’s all very exciting for us. For me, the most impressive plans are those for the art gallery and auditorium, which will really help to show Pembroke’s strong arts side.” A fundraising campaign is appealing to alumni and friends of Pembroke from across the Atlantic, with separate UK and US campaign boards which launched respectively in London and Washington DC last month. The college still needs a further £8 million of donations to ‘Bridging Centuries’ to enable on-time completion, intended for 2012.last_img read more

Smith wins a thriller at Marshalltown

first_imgBy Jeremy Fox MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (May 16) – Donavon Smith was the seventh different leader and won a thriller Friday on Casey’s General Stores and Old Timers Lounge Night at Marshalltown Speedway. Nate Thelen and then Robbie Merkle were early leaders in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car main. Don Vis inherited the lead but Steve Meyer took the lead away on lap three. Meyer bobbled and that allowed Michael Jaennette to sneak by. Jaennette began to pull away only to see the caution come out just after the completion of lap nine. Jaennette had to contend with Brian Irvine and Meyer but it was Smith taking the lead away on lap 13. Smith led until lap 16 when Irvine got by, but then Irvine slipped up and let Smith get back by to take the win.Meyer also got by Irvine for second at the line. Richie Gustin Jr. was the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified feature winner. Clint Luellen captured the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod checkers and Austin Luellen’s lap 10 pass paved the way for his IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock victory. John Gill started right where he left off the week before in the Mach-1 Sport Compact feature and that was out front. Gill would lead all eight laps to take his second win of the season.Next Friday Night, Marshalltown Speedway kick off the Memorial Day Weekend with Midwest Liquid Systems and Salute to Military Night at the Races. It all gets underway with hot laps at 6:45 p.m. and racing at 7:30 p.m.last_img read more

Super Bowl 2019: How to live-stream Super Bowl 53 online

first_imgIn any case, the 2019 Super Bowl figures to be an enthralling contest between two potent teams that each average more than 28 points per game.MORE SUPER BOWL:SN staff picks | How the Rams can winHere’s everything to know about how to watch Super Bowl 53 without cable, including live-streaming information for Canadian viewers.How to live stream Super Bowl 53The main way to watch the Super Bowl online is via CBS All-Access and the CBS Sports app.If you’re trying to watch the Super Bowl in Canada, sign up for DAZN here. The live-sports streaming service offers a 30-day free trial and also includes European soccer, boxing, mixed-martial arts and more.What TV channel is the Super Bowl on in 2019?Super Bowl 53 will be broadcast nationally on CBS. It is the 20th time the network has Super Bowl rights, with the first broadcast coming in 1967 and most recent being in 2016.The announcing duo of Jim Nantz and Romo will be on the call for Super Bowl 53. It will be Nantz’s fifth Super Bowl and Romo’s first. Find out more about the broadcast here.MORE SUPER BOWL 2019:National anthem performer | Halftime show info What time does Super Bowl 2019 start?Kickoff for the Patriots and Rams in Super Bowl 53 is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 3, following the national anthem performance and other pregame festivities.Expect the 2019 halftime show, headlined by Maroon 5, to begin sometime around 8:30-9 p.m., depending on pace of play.Where is Super Bowl 53 being played?This year’s Super Bowl will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for the first time. The venue, home of the Falcons, opened in 2017 and cost an estimated $1.6 billion to build. It will be the third time the game has been held in the city, with the most recent being 2000. Ironically, it was the site of the  Rams’ first and only Super Bowl win. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can hoist his sixth Super Bowl trophy by beating the Rams in Super Bowl 53. No other quarterback has won more than four championships, and another title for Brady would give him more rings than any player in NFL history.But it may prove difficult for the Patriots to slow the high-flying Rams, who have been rejuvenated under head coach Sean McVay. Los Angeles quarterback Jared Goff threw for 4,688 yards in the regular season and led an overtime win over the Saints in the NFC championship game.last_img read more