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Creating a balance between environment and development is a political balance that governments work out as part of the democratic process.” says Jairam Ramesh on Khul Ke RoundTable

Jairam Ramesh, Rajya Sabha MP, Congress, and former Union Environment and Forests Minister, appeared on Open to Question with Smita Gupta on Khul Ke, to discuss a host of issues related to the current Climate Emergency. The conversation centred round why India is beset with a host of environmental problems despite the fact that it […]

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Technology

Roundtable: Is The Data Center Industry Making Progress on Diversity?

A group of engineerings students from Southern Methodist University tour the Facebook data center in Fort Worth as part of the Infrastructure Masons’ 50-50 initiative, which promotes the participation of women in technology. (Photo: iMasons) The movement to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the data center business has been under way for some time […]

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UK

‘Impeccable work!’ Royal fans rejoice over Kate Middleton in new Westminster roundtable

The Duchess, 40, hosted an event on the importance of early childhood development, attended by Health Secretary Sajid Javid, on Thursday. Kate called for mental and physical health education to be given equal priority to tackle today’s “toughest social challenges”. Royal fans took to social media to applaud the Duchess, with Twitter user Lady Ingrid […]

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Science

Senator Cooney to host roundtable discussion on public transportation

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Senator Jeremy Cooney announced Wednesday he will ride the #21 “Dewey Line” bus from the RTS Transit Center that evening to a roundtable discussion on public transportation. Senator Cooney said he plans to talk with passengers about their experiences with local public transportation. Officials said the public discussion will be at […]

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Sports

L-L Spring Sports Roundtable recaps state track & field, tennis, chats district, state playoffs across league

Six Lancaster-Lebanon League track & field standouts came away with silver medals over at the PIAA championships over the weekend. Meanwhile, in boys tennis, one player earned a bronze medal. We’re also into the state playoffs in boys volleyball and boys/girls lacrosse, while several Lancaster-Lebanon League baseball and softball teams make runs in  the District […]

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Sports

Wildkits tennis scores four victories before being ousted from state tournament – Evanston RoundTable

Evanston’s singles and doubles players combined for four victories in two days before being eliminated from the Illinois High School Association Class 2A state tournament on Friday, May 27. The Wildkits finished in a tie for 22nd place with six points, same as Waubonsie Valley, Libertyville and O’Fallon. Hinsdale Central piled up 49 points to […]

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Sports

L-L Spring Sports Roundtable chats tennis with Lancaster Country Day’s Nile Abadir, recaps postseason across league [WATCH]

A conversation with Lancaster Country Day junior tennis phenom Nile Abadir is the feature attraction at the top of this week’s L-L Spring Sports Roundtable, sponsored by Lancaster General Health Sports Medicine. Abadir and the Cougars won the L-L and District 3-2A team championships and nabbed a runner-up spot for the PIAA Class 2A team […]

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Business

Les Jacobson: The unsung genius of Steve Winwood – Evanston RoundTable

May 12 is Steve Winwood’s 74th birthday, making today the perfect day to celebrate the British music icon’s unique talents as composer, producer, arranger, singer and multi-instrumentalist. But despite his Grammy and Jammy and BMI Icon awards, his three honorary doctorates, his 22 studio albums plus numerous live and best-of compilation recordings and more than […]

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Business

Levy Lecture: History of the Beatles in one hour – Evanston RoundTable

Music historian Gary Wenstrup delivered an in-depth and nuanced portrait of the start, development, growth and breakup of the Beatles at the Tuesday, April 26 Levy Lecture to an online crowd of nearly 300 people. He bolstered his slides and narration with video clips of interviews with and about the band, in addition to excerpts […]

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Science

Learn about Evanston’s Environment Board April 6 – Evanston RoundTable

The League of Women Voters of Evanston will host a zoom event at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 to educate the community about the Evanston Environment Board. Wendy Pollock and Cherie LeBlanc Fischer, Co-chairs of the Evanston Environment Board will talk about: What interested them about serving on a city board or commission, how they […]