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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette announced a multi year agreement for Portland, Oregon, based Adidas to serve as official apparel, athletic footwear and accessory brand of the Ragin’ Cajuns.

The partnership is for three years starting July 1 and includes two mutual one year options.

More than the money,cheap jerseys though, what had many abuzz Wednesday were the football outfits adorning two mannequins for a news conference at the Edith Garland Dupre Library on UL’s campus.

Instant social media feedback was less than enthusiastic, with self appointed fashion critics panning the uniforms’ plainness and the fact “RAGIN’ CAJUNS” was across the front, not “LOUISIANA.”

The school is embroiled in a name controversy, and in an effort to shed the Lafayette designation for its sports teams recently splashed “LOUISIANA” on its team’s uniforms.

UL reps were quick to say after the event that the displayed football uniforms were merely mockups, however.

“Those aren’t the final product,” athletic director Scott Farmer said.

Farmer said Wednesday night that one set of new UL football uniforms “says Louisiana” and “the other says Ragin’ Cajuns.”

Football coach Mark Hudspeth said “we’ll have a lot of different uniform combinations,” and later tweeted that “LOUISIANA will be big part of uni!!”

UL teams previously wore gear from multiple apparel companies, including football jerseys by Russell and Nike cleats.

Now, Hudspeth said, “We’ll be top to bottom (Adidas), instead of a mismatch.”

UL women’s soccer coach Scot Wieland said wearing “Adidas bling” brings a “wow factor.”

Having a big name uniform supplier is important to his players, suggested Hudspeth, who also believes it will help attract future student athletes.

“It’s really gonna add just another notch in a our belt as we go our and sell our university in recruiting,” he said.

Like rival Nike, Adidas is a major player in American sports and worldwide.

It dresses more than 70 college programs, including Michigan, Texas A Nebraska, Tennessee and UCLA.

“Kids want to look good,” Hudspeth said. “Everybody’s always trying to look sharper than the other one.”

Beyond the $250,000 annual base, Adidas also will pay UL undisclosed amounts for reaching certain incentives, including but not limited to conference Coach of the Year awards for various sports; football bowl appearances; and NCAA postseason appearances for basketball, baseball and softball.

Farmer said UL’s new deal is “a little bit higher” than those of fellow Sun Belt Conference member schools.

It’s far, however, from the five year, $40 million agreement ESPN recently reported was signed by Louisville and Adidas, which placed its men’s and women’s basketball teams in the 2013 title games.

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Onsea House promotional video made by Tanzanian students

By producing documentary films for nonprofit organizations, GoodMakers Films helps charities visually communicate their message around the world.

GoodMakers taught a digital Film Lab in Tanzania which was hosted by Onsea House in Arusha. The Film Lab students, many of whom came from as far away as Dar Es Salaam, participated in shooting a travel promo for Onsea House which helped the students to learn the process of making a commercial.  The students helped to plan the concept, learned how to operate new digital cameras and even took an editing bootcamp to round out their one week course.  GoodMakers Films fabulous editor Craig Fields, edited it together into a concise :60 promo.  Together with GoodMakers Films, we are incredibly proud of the film students and the results.

Have a look at the promo here on YouTube: Onsea House Promo Video.

GoodMakers Films is also finalizing the editing of a Short Doc for the iThemba Baraa Primary School, which will highlight progress of this NGO project in the neighberhood, supported by iThemba Foundation in collaboration with Onsea House.

Will ‘Hamilton’ suffer after the loss of key principals

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NEW YORK She was spending a sweltering afternoon on the streets of New York but Caitlin Goddard was nearing her prize,Cheap Jerseys china inch by inch.

She’d been in line for three nights and two days and the end was in sight: a chance to see “Hamilton” on Broadway. She and a buddy had changed their flights home to spend much of their holiday in New York on the show’s cancellation line.

“There have been times I’ve waited in line for a few hours and I felt, ‘That’s crazy!’ This is the first time I’ve ever actually camped out for a ticket. And I still think I might be a little crazy. But it’ll be worth it,” said Goddard, who lives outside Detroit.

Few Broadway musicals make people crazy like the Tony Award winning smash “Hamilton.” Tickets are going for the price of a used car, the theater is so routinely swarmed that police use barricades to manage the crush of fans, and some people are spending days in line for a chance to buy a full price ticket.

This weekend, the hip hop musical about the Founding Fathers faces one of its biggest tests when it says goodbye to three principal members Lin Manuel Miranda , creator and original Alexander Hamilton; Leslie Odom Jr ., who won a Tony Award as Aaron Burr; and Phillipa Soo, a Tony nominee who portrays Eliza Schuyler.

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For many “Hamilton” fans, Saturday will mark the chance to brag about whether they saw the original cast or not and Goddard knew which camp she wanted to be in.

“We wanted to see the show but we were OK to wait for a while. It was definitely finding out that so many of the principals were leaving that we were like, ‘OK, we have to do it now!’” she said.

Many long running Broadway shows including “Jersey Boys,” ”The Phantom of the Opera” and “Chicago” have gone through numerous cast changes without losing momentum. “Wicked,” for example, survived the loss of Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel.

But not every show is immune. Take “The Producers,” the musical based on Mel Brooks’ 1968 movie that broke theater records when it arrived in 2001. It set a new record for one day ticket sales, it invented the $480 premium ticket and set the record for the most Tony Awards. (“The Producers” won 12 Tonys, still a record.)

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Odom Jr. to exit

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It might have been expected to run forever, but was gone from Broadway just six years later, unable to survive the loss of original cast members Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.”Hamilton” came to Broadway with no huge well known names in the cast. One original cast member has already left Jonathan Groff and some are staying, including Tony winner Daveed Diggs and Tony nominee Renee Elise Goldsberry.

Most theater experts say “Hamilton” will make the transition Saturday without any lasting damage. They say the Grammy and Tony winning music and Pulitzer Prize winning story are the real stars.

“One of the reasons the show is a big hit is the staging and the energy of it. It doesn’t make any difference to them,” he added.

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Catherine Rodgers, professor of theater at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, said that while Miranda, Odom and Soo will be missed, the musical will march into history without them.

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Vodka and wine are two alcoholic beverages that you might be able to consume without wrecking your diet, as both are fairly low in calories. Department of Agriculture warns can have harmful effects if consumed heavily.

Wine Types

The calories in wine can vary depending on type and brand. In general, the USDA reports, red wine has slightly more calories than white: 5 ounces of red wine has 105 calories, compared to 100 calories in 5 ounces of white wine. You will find a few more calories in a sparkling wine or champagne. A dessert wine, like a port, can give you double the calories of a white wine like chardonnay.Canada Goose Outlet

Vodka Proof

When it comes to calories in vodka, the strength makes a difference. The USDA lists a 1 1/5 ounce shot of an 80 proof spirit which is 40% alcohol by volume like vodka at 64 calories. The calories go up as the vodka gets stronger. A 100 proof shot of vodka will give you nearly twice as many calories. Adding flavor, however, to the vodka as many popular brands do doesn give it more calories. Vodka can be made from a variety of products, including potatoes, wheat, corn and rye, or a mixture of grains. There even a vodka made from milk by Vermont Spirits and a low calorie, electrolyte induced vodka from Voli Spirits. Unlike wine, vodka is usually consumed within a cocktail instead of by itself. Drinking vodka with a mixer like tonic water, orange or cranberry juice will add calories. That 100 calorie vodka can quickly become a 300 calorie mixed drink. You will usually drink wine straight, though, keeping the calories exactly at the original amount.

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Can geese be used to feed the hungry?

This letter references the Sept. 21 article regarding the hopes that the hunting season will cut the Canada goose population to 85,000 from the current 200,000. I ask: What are the plans for all of these geese once they are killed? Will any of these birds be prepared for consumption by humans or animals?

I know many shelters and kitchens in many areas of New York State probably could use a good portion of these animals if this was allowed. Many of the birds probably are not suitable,canada goose jacket but I would guess that there would be a great number that could be consumed. Perhaps we could find a use for the goose feathers, too. Does the State Department of Environmental Conservation have any guidelines set for such practices of saving a portion of the birds for meals or other products?

When the deer populations are thinned out, many of these beautiful animals are used for the kitchens and whatnot. Why not the Canada geese as well? Yes, they are messy and a nuisance, but we took their land from them as we have taken the land from the deer. I only hope the DEC considers doing such a good deed as providing meals and other products for animal shelters and homeless/low income kitchens. I am just a caring and concerned resident interested in the process of reuse, replace and recycle.

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