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first_img whatsapp Topaz eyes a London listing to raise £311m More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org KCS-content DUBAI-based oilfield services firm Topaz Energy and Marine plans to raise $500m (£311m) in a London listing.The firm, which is part of Oman’s Renaissance Services, is likely to power into the FTSE 250 if the listing is successful, with a market capitalisation of $1.7bn.Topaz has set a price range of 170p per share to 230p per share and plans to list early next month. It will use the funds to expand its operations and repay debt.The oilfield services firm plans to spend up to $2.5bn over the next two years to acquire 75 new vessels for its fleet. It currently has 100 vessels, focused on shallow-water operations. The firm said it plans to expand into deep-water, moving into regions off the coast of Brazil and West Africa.Topaz chief executive Fazel Fazelbhoy said: “The era of easy oil is over. The most exciting finds are coming increasingly offshore.”The global offer is subject to Renaissance shareholders approving the move at the company’s annual general meeting on 28 March. As the Oman-listed firm’s marine unit, Topaz made earnings before interest depreciation and amortisation of $127m last year.Fears the company’s exposure to the Middle East would detract from investor appetite for the offering were played down yesterday. It said most of its operations were offshore and that its operations, centred on the Caspian Sea, remained away from current unrest.However, the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could have a bearing for firms looking to move into deepwater operations, warned ING analyst Jason Kenny. He said: “Deepwater is going to remain the domain of large cap oil firms, as they can shoulder the burden insurers require for those operations.”RUPERT HUME-KENDALLMERRILL LYNCHRUPERT Hume-Kendall is leading the advisory for Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the Topaz Energy and Marine initial public offering (IPO).The bank is acting as joint bookrunner on the deal alongside fellow bookrunner and sole global coordinator and sponsor JP Morgan Cazenove.As chairman of global capital markets, Hume-Kendall recently advised on the privatisation of VTB Bank, the state-owned Russian lender, in a $3.3bn (£2bn) share sale.He also led the advisory for a $6.6bn raising by Japan’s fourth-largest bank, Resona.Hume-Kendall has a particular focus on European and Asian markets, and has led the funding of many of Merrill Lynch’s largest and most prestigious clients, including BT, RBS, and Lloyds Banking Group.He joined Merrill Lynch in 1998 from Swiss bank UBS, where he had worked for five years following a period at Schroders.Merrill Lynch managing director in corporate broking Andrew Osborne joined him on the Topaz advisory. Tags: NULL Wednesday 16 March 2011 8:44 pm Share whatsapp Show Comments ▼last_img read more

first_imgArchitects: Tavora Dainese Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project 2018 CopyHouses•Praça da Baleia, Brazil ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/906329/baleia-house-tavora-dainese-arquitetura Clipboard “COPY” Baleia House / Tavora Dainese ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveBaleia House / Tavora Dainese Arquitetura Manufacturers: REKA, Alumitec, Carlos Motta, Construflama, Decameron, Dpot, Dr Sol, Lumini, L´oeil, Movelarte, Palimanan, Pedra Grande, Sca Bragança, TuboarSoil Survey:Impacto Sondagens e EstacasStructure:Eng. Albano CamarinhaMEP:Ramoska e CastellaniMarcenaria:Movelarte, SCA BragançaAuthors:Mariana Tavora, Fernando DaineseTeam:Mariana Tavora, Fernando Dainese, Marilia HamadaCity:Praça da BaleiaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Evelyn MullerRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40DoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorLouvers / ShuttersLunawoodThermowood BattensWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsText description provided by the architects. The old beach house acquired by the customers was dismantled: a metallic structural reinforcement allowed replacement of walls in the ground floor social area by two metal pillars and glass doors, releasing the vision of the back and lateral gardens for who is inside the house.Save this picture!© Evelyn MullerThe enlargement of the house limits respected an existing huge tree, and was the hook for the second project’s movement: a side garden settle under the tree, with the dining room specially next to it.Save this picture!1st floor planThe new backyard balcony, in suspended metallic structure, opens toward the existing tree and brings a lightness to the design.Save this picture!© Evelyn MullerThe tropical aesthetic of our landscape culture is well received by the hot and humid climate of são sebastião. Calateias, philodendros, heliconias and alpinias take protagonism in the landscape of the house.Save this picture!© Evelyn MullerThe sequence of open environments living-dining room- balcony-lawn-pool translates the contemporary use of spaces, a celebration of weekend gatherings.Save this picture!© Evelyn MullerSave this picture!© Evelyn MullerProject gallerySee allShow lessGlenn Murcutt International Master ClassEventChanning School Performing Arts Centre / BuckleyGrayYeomanSelected Projects Share Brazil CopyAbout this officeTavora Dainese ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSão SebastiãoPraça da BaleiaBrazilPublished on December 25, 2018Cite: “Baleia House / Tavora Dainese Arquitetura” [Casa Baleia / Tavora Dainese Arquitetura] 25 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – RainfinityGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® Premium SeriesMetal PanelsTECU®Copper Surface – Patina_VariationsBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingSwitchesJUNGLight Switch – LS PlusCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsSpider System – Rabel 15000 Super ThermalWindowspanoramah!®ah! Soft CloseWoodAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)American Oak by ASHChairs / StoolsOKHADining Chair – BarnettMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” Photographs:  Evelyn Muller Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project center_img Area:  3078 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/906329/baleia-house-tavora-dainese-arquitetura Clipboard Houses Save this picture!© Evelyn Muller+ 24Curated by Pedro Vada Share Projects Year:  Photographs ArchDaily Baleia House / Tavora Dainese Arquiteturalast_img read more

first_img Apartments Projects “COPY” Singapore EDEN Singapore Apartments / Heatherwick Studio 2020 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/939539/eden-singapore-apartments-heatherwick-studio Clipboard Save this picture!© Hufton+Crow+ 17Curated by Paula Pintos Share EDEN Singapore Apartments / Heatherwick StudioSave this projectSaveEDEN Singapore Apartments / Heatherwick Studio Architects: Heatherwick Studio Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/939539/eden-singapore-apartments-heatherwick-studio Clipboard Year:  “COPY” Photographs CopyApartments•Singapore CopyAbout this officeHeatherwick StudioOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsOn FacebookSingaporePublished on May 14, 2020Cite: “EDEN Singapore Apartments / Heatherwick Studio” 14 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?“伊甸园”新加坡公寓 / Heatherwick Studio是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Area:  33425 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Hufton+CrowClient :Swire Properties Ltd/Celestial FortuneInteriors :Heatherwick StudioLocal Interiors :EnsembleLocal Architects :RSP Architects, Planners & EngineersLandscape Designer :COEN Design InternationalMain Contractor:UnisonMechanical & Electrical Engineers:Squire MecCivil & Structural Engineers:RSP StructuresCivil:RSP StructuresStructural Engineers:RSP StructuresCountry:SingaporeMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hufton+CrowRecommended ProductsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedGlassLibartLeanTo Retractable StructuresDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. Located in the historic Orchard Road Neighbourhood of Singapore and commissioned by Swire Properties, the 104.5 metre building – the first residential project in Asia by the studio – offers a unique response to its location that entwines nature with city apartment living.Save this picture!© Hufton+CrowEDEN is designed to resemble a spine blade: simple vertical rectilinear plains with slim windows form the blade with generous garden balconies situated in between. This approach grants privacy for each of the twenty apartments and allows for a generous central living space that forms the heart of each residence. The unconventional concrete walls are moulded with a topographical map of Singapore’s terrain which has been abstracted to create a unique three-dimensional texture.Save this picture!© Hufton+CrowSave this picture!© Hufton+CrowThe focus on creating a garden for each apartment is a response to the disconnection between high rise apartments and the lush greenery at street level in Singapore. Responding to Lee Kuan Yew’s original vision of Singapore as a ‘city in a garden’, the design extends the landscape of Singapore upwards through the building with a series of hanging gardens, connecting the interior living space with the outdoors, providing views of Singapore’s green landscape.Save this picture!© Hufton+CrowProject gallerySee allShow lessChongming Island café Design / Origin ArchitectureSelected ProjectsCafé Liebeliebe / PLS ArchitectsSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:2 Draycott Park, Singapore, SingaporeLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Sharelast_img read more

first_img Howard Lake | 3 May 2001 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Consumer Protection Group, part of the Civil Aviation Authority, has published a new ./guidance leaflet.Charity Times reports that the Consumer Protection Group, part of the Civil Aviation Authority, has published a new ./guidance leaflet offering financial protection advice to groups which fly members of the public abroad for their fundraising schemes.Read Advice on cover for fundraising flights abroad at Charity Times. Advertisement Insurance advice for overseas challenge eventscenter_img  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

first_img The RNLI, which operates more than 40 lifeboat stations in Ireland, says it needs increased donations to continue its life saving efforts. More than 1,100 people were rescued by the organisation last year around Ireland’s shores and the organisation needs ‚€14 million if it is to continue its services over the next five years.The organisation says funding its activities is tough. The RNLI aims to raise around ‚€14m to train volunteers. Without funding, it says, the service will suffer.The Kilmore Quay and Dun Laoghaire stations were the busiest in the country, launching more than 50 times each, saving over 150 people. Advertisement Howard Lake | 22 February 2006 | News  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Ireland RNLI in Ireland launches fundraising campaignlast_img read more

first_img Historic buildings charity The Landmark Trust is offering 50 free stays in its remarkable buildings to charities and their beneficiaries.The breaks are available between 12 to 19 March 2018 in selected ‘Landmarks’, the historic buildings that were at risk that the Trust has helped restore.Applications for the breaks are open to registered charities, educational institutions and not-for-profit organisations who are applying on behalf of:deserving individuals who they vouch would especially benefit from a stay in a Landmarkindividuals who would benefit from away time to study the building, ortheir own management to develop their not-for-profit activities.  241 total views,  3 views today Howard Lake | 13 November 2017 | News 50 for Free is being run for the fifth year in succession. The initiative is designed to bring “the restorative benefits of a stay in a Landmark to those who need them most, but could not necessarily afford to book”. SEE ALSO: Points of Light Award to Room to Reward founderThe feedback to the charity form benefiting groups and individuals in past years “proves the worth of such breaks, providing enjoyment, respite and inspiration”. Bath Tower, Caernarfon – Landmark Trust – photo: Jill Tate Advertisement Tagged with: FREE Volunteers  242 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis39 The scheme costs £18,000 to run and is made possible by donations from a small number of individuals whom the charity approached for help. Funding for the 2018 stays has not yet been confirmed but the Trust is expecting to hear from a grantmaking trust it approached with a request for multi-year support.The closing date for applications to 50 for Free is midnight on Sunday 3 December 2017.center_img The White House (Shropshire) – Landmark Trust – photo: Jill Tate SEE ALSO: Waitrose offers five gourmet dinners to community groups These beneficiaries have enjoyed many different activities during their stays: walking, playing games, canal boat trips, fossil hunting, star-gazing, and simply taking time to talk, reflect, comfort others and self-heal. A Landmark stay can help in so many different ways. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Morpeth Castle – Landmark Trust – photo: Jill Tate Landmark Trust offers 50 short breaks for free to charities AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis39last_img read more

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  217 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New free-to-use online fundraising quiz platform launches Tagged with: charity quiz Digital Melanie May | 5 March 2021 | News “With everyone who takes part having the chance to see their name pop up on the stream on the leaderboard, and the option for hosts to offer prizes to the best players, these are truly interactive quizzes that are genuinely fun to play, and something people are more than happy to donate to join in with, helping causes connect with their audience, while maximising the money they raise. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “One of the best things about the platform is that it’s not just the causes themselves that can host quizzes.Anyonecan sign up for a host account, and hold their own fundraising quiz to raise money for one of our partner causes. We have events coming up by hosts ranging from local business, to Twitch streamers, and of course, the causes themselves, letting our cause partners benefit from a regular revenue stream by simply signing up as a cause free of charge.” An online fundraising quiz platform has launched that lets anyone host live, interactive, fundraising quiz streams to benefit their cause of choice.With Warp Point, people make a small donation to sign up for each quiz, and can then play along wherever they are, competing with potentially up to tens of thousands of other players to reach the top of the leaderboard, with the proceeds being paid directly to the cause in question. Free-to-use, the only costs are payment fees and a 10% platform fee.Anyone can sign up for a Warp Point account and host quizzes, from fundraisers holding events for friends and family, to Twitch streamers, and charities. To run a quiz, the step is to choose the cause to fundraise for, then pick a date, time, and minimum donation. Quizzes can be built with the Warp Point platform editor, using the fundraiser’s own questions, Warp Point’s pre-made question packs, or a mixture of the two. It’s then up to the fundraiser to promote the quiz.The platform is compatible with all streaming platforms, and the system guarantees that while anyone can watch the stream, only those who have made a donation can play along.Registering as a cause is free of charge and as soon as a cause has been registered, it is added to the Warp Point cause database. This means that anyone can choose to host a fundraising quiz to raise money for it, with the proceeds being paid directly to the cause itself.Warp Point officially launched a few weeks ago, and already has over a dozen causes registered with the platform so far, from Caenhill Countryside Centre, Ironbridge Gorge Museum, My Black Dog and Just 4 Children.Warp Point’s Ian Morris said:“With lockdown making fundraising that much harder, we saw charities start experimenting with online quizzes and livestreams, but driving donations from them was much harder than it should be. Warp Point makes it easy to raise money from quizzes by letting people actually play along from home, using their mobile phone. With no app downloads required, and donations handled automatically, people have to make a donation as an entry fee to sign up and play along, providing that little extra incentive for people to dip into their pocket for a good cause.last_img read more

first_imgTaken from an Oct. 10 column posted at ­prisonradio.org.Herman WallaceThe long and tortured life of Herman ­Wallace, of the famed Angola 3, was meant to ­terrorize us; to stifle the resistance that flamed throughout Black America (and many others across the country) during the 1960s and 1970s.If so, it failed utterly.For Herman Wallace, former Black Panther, despite the monstrous torture he sustained over 41 years in the hole of Angola (I will not dignify it with the name “prison”) slave plantation, was one who was caged precisely because, in mind, if not in body, he was free.He was one of three, [along with] his fellow ex-Panthers, Robert Hillary King and Albert Woodfox, who made up the Angola 3 and exemplified strength, determination and will during their hellish times in Louisiana’s wretched dungeons.I have used the word “torture” and I don’t use it lightly.Juan Méndez, special rapporteur for the United Nations, has found that solitary confinement, for any period past 14 days, constitutes real psychological torture that destroys human beings. Fourteen days.Herman Wallace, convicted on trumped-up charges under poisonous Louisiana “justice,” spent 41 years in ­solitary.In Angola. In Lousiana. In the United States of America.Forty-one years. Let’s put it another way. Herman Wallace spent 14,965 days in solitary. Herman Wallace spent 359,160 hours in solitary. Herman ­Wallace spent 21,549,600 seconds in solitary.When a federal judge tossed out his illegal and unconstitutional conviction, ordering his release, Herman Wallace, bed-ridden, spent three days in freedom until returning to his ancestors.His flesh is returned to the earth, our Mother. But his spirit burns with strength and rock solid commitment to freedom for us all.According to published reports, Herman’s last words were, “I am free!”But he always was.Herman’s contribution to freedom, even while in the vilest dungeons in America, while in shackles and chains, in Angola, was immense.If he were still present, he would urge us all not to forget his brother-in-chains, Albert Woodfox. For, as the saying goes, “Freedom is a constant struggle!”In the Black Panther Party, there was a saying: “When an oppressor dies, it is lighter than a feather; but when a revolutionary dies, it is heavier than a mountain.”Herman’s death is heavier than a mountain, for he deserved more than three days of freedom, away from the stench of Angola and Louisiana “justice.”Yet his death, his suffering, his torture, his loneliness reminds us all of the true nature of the System; and the dark, monstrous features of the prison-industrial complex; a complex of matchless cruelty and unbridled savagery.Herman, Albert and Robert were subjected to such treatment because they courageously resisted and opposed such repression. They organized a chapter of the Black Panther Party while prisoners in Angola!They were targeted and tortured for engaging in (I kid you not) “Black Pantherism”!So remember Herman’s sacrifice: 41 years. 14,965 days. 359,160 hours. 21,549,600 seconds.And his last words: “I am free!”May we all live to find such freedom!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_imgTCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Twitter Alexa Hines Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award ReddIt Facebook Alumnus to reopen local bar printThe No. 7 TCU equestrian team lost to the No. 9 Baylor Bears in a tiebreaker Friday. The Horned Frogs matched the Bears in points 10-10 during regulation and came away with all four Most Outstanding Player honors from the meet.“This was a very close meet against a very good Baylor team,” director of equestrian Haley Schoolfield said.  It’s always tough to be on the short side of a tiebreaker, but that should make us push a bit harder to improve.”The meet opened up with the first point going to Baylor’s Madison Day with her impressive 82-point ride on Calisto. Seniors Marisa Malevitis and Jayme Omand, along with freshman Raegan Rast, stepped up and each earned their point, topping Baylor 3-2 in Fences. Rast also earned her second MOP this season with her 78-point ride.Sophomores Josie Mootz and Laska Anderson won their points in Horsemanship, with Mootz’ 76.5-point ride against Baylor’s Charlotte Green earning her a MOP title.The seniors stepped up once again on the Flat with seniors Jayme Omand, Emelie Burgess and Carley Barnett all earning a point for the Horned Frogs.In Reining, freshman Josie Ferrante earned her first MOP after her 72-point ride over Baylor’s Sydney Scheckel.The Horned Frogs finish up their fall season in Stillwater, Okla. Nov. 10 to take on No. 6 Oklahoma State. Alexa is the Audience Engagement Editor for TCU360. She is a journalism major and Spanish minor from Orange County, California. In her free time, Alexa loves reading about and watching sports. Breaking barriers: Trailblazing women in sports media Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Freshman Josie Ferrante gets ready to compete against conference rival Baylor.Photo Credit: TCU Equestrian Linkedin Tunnel of Oppression highlights different groups, encourages change Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ + posts Linkedin Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ ReddIt Twitter Facebook Seniors react to postponing May Commencement Previous articleMen’s basketball signs fourNext articleTCU entrepreneurs learn to be their own boss Alexa Hines RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more