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Keeping Tabs

first_imgThis week in the other place, while some students were accused of baring too much flesh and others locked themselves in cages, student journos and boaties have been celebrating confirmation of their long-suspected academic superiority…Brainpower and boobsCambridge’s publication The Tab has been stirring up national attention for its use of scantily-clad Cambridge models. Papers such as The Daily Mail, Telegraph and Guardian have weighed in this week on the debate about ‘Tab Totty’ that has been running between Cambridge women’s rights campaigners and the newspaper’s editors for months.The Tab frequently accompanies their pictures with statements such as the following from model Heidi: “I’d like to see myself as someone with brainpower and boobs, a pairing which I feel Cambridge culture strives to deny.” Such denial is surely one of the many concerns that will also be raised in Oxford during Gender Equality Week.Journos cleverest of all, say journosStudent journalists in Cambridge will be feeling pretty smug with the publication of statistics similar to the Norrington Table linking exam scores and extra curricular activities. The table, put together by Varsity student newspaper, rates student journalists as cleverest at the University; they achieve higher marks on average in finals than students of other curricular activities such as drama or choirs.Rowers were the second most academically successful on average, though they will be pleased to know boaties do achieve the most firsts. Actors came in third above choristers, but bottom of the table were members of drinking societies.Boaties put their success down to discipline and hard work being in the nature of a good rower. What it is about their nature that makes members of drinking societies do so much worse in exams remains open to speculation.Tabs in a CageOver in Kings, to the delight of Oxford many students, Tabs have been literally locking themselves up in cages this week. In a stunt on King’s College front lawn, students continuously occupied a wooden cage for 48 hours of last weekend. The cage was erected to draw attention to Cambridge University’s Amnesty International campaign to release Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese political prisoner.Unfortunately the tabs were released at 6pm on Sunday and now freely roam Cambridge once more.last_img read more

Wolf Administration Announces Creation of 80 New Jobs at JLE Industries Facility in Fayette County

first_imgWolf Administration Announces Creation of 80 New Jobs at JLE Industries Facility in Fayette County July 17, 2015 Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that JLE Industries, LLC, a transportation and logistics company serving the energy and infrastructure development industries, will establish a new site in Dunbar Township, Fayette County to serve as its corporate headquarters, a move that will create 80 new, full-time jobs.“JLE chose Pennsylvania over other states as the best place to accommodate the needs of their thriving business and we’re thrilled to announce the creation of 80 new jobs with this expansion,” Governor Wolf. “The energy industry continues to drive job creation and investment and my administration will continue to encourage the growth of the industry all across the commonwealth.”JLE Industries will acquire and refurbish an existing 50,000-square-foot facility after to serve as its new corporate headquarters. The company plans to invest more than $9 million on the project, and has also committed to the creation of 80 new, full-time jobs and retaining 48 existing positions over the next three years.JLE Industries received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development including a Pennsylvania First Program grant for $150,000 and $160,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits.“The opening of this facility commemorates a milestone in our journey to become the premier transportation, logistics, and energy field service company in the Appalachian basin,” said Jason Adamsky, CEO and co-owner, JLE Industries, LLC. “This state of the art facility, which will house more than 150 JLE associates, will be the epicenter and strategic hub for the continued growth of our business.”The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the Governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Fay-Penn Economic Development.JLE Industries, LLC is transportation, logistics and field services company serving the energy and infrastructure development industries. Since its inception nearly five years ago, JLE Industries has experienced significant growth and transformation, both organically and through strategic investments in gas and oil field services and technology. Today, the business is comprised of more than 80 power units and 100 employees strategically positioned at various service points across the Appalachian region.For further information on JLE Industries, LLC, visit www.jleindustries.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team, visit www.newpa.com.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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