Oct 24

The Barden Bellas – Bellas Finals: Price Tag / Don’t You (Forget About Me) / Give Me Everything / Just the Way You Are / Party In the U.S.A. / Turn the Beat Around

The Barden Bellas – Bellas Finals: Price Tag / Don’t You (Forget About Me) / Give Me Everything / Just the Way You Are / Party In the U.S.A. / Turn the Beat Around

from Pitch Perfect (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Oct 22

SDG&E and U-T San Diego Investing in Tomorrows Journalists with Groundbreaking Young Latino Journalism Scholars Program

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014

A group of Latino high school students recently got an inside look at what it takes to become a journalist through U-T San Diegos Young Latino Journalism Scholars program.

This unique program, underwritten by San Diego Gas & Electric, gives students a chance to meet, work and learn from U-T reporters and editors. About 40 students from schools throughout San Diego County applied for the summer program. Ten were selected.

Curiosity, courage, versatility, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic are among the key traits every journalist should have, Jeff Light, U-T Editor & Vice President – News & Content, told the students. Be energized by the act of discovery and sharing, great stories happen everywhere.

The students were taught how to use iPads and given in-depth instruction on how to use them to write news stories, and produce videos, as well as effective-videography and interviewing techniques. They practiced what they learned by interviewing each other.

U-T journalists who worked with the students included Blanca Gonzalez, community opinion editor; Michael Price, director of process improvement and training and photographer Alejandro Tamayo.

Students also shadowed such U-T staff members as photographer David Brooks, U-T TV anchor Luis Cruz, pop music writer George Varga and Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Steve Breen.

The U-T arranged for press credentials for the students to spend a day at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials annual conference in San Diego, where they sat in on panels covering such topics as binational issues, education technology and civil rights.

For six weeks, the professionals at the U-T San Diego take these bright and talented high school students under their wing, teach them the tools of their trade, and show them first-hand what its like to work in journalism, stated Frank Urtasun, Regional Vice President of External Affairs for SDG&E. It is an extraordinary program that inspires these students to be tomorrows leaders in journalism, and SDG&E is very proud to support it.

At the conclusion of the program, St. Augustine High School student Alexander Danilowicz was awarded a $ 5,000 scholarship, presented by U-T San Diego.

Alexander is editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Augustinian, attended a student journalism camp at Stanford University and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

The other students participating were Serena de la Cruz and Leah Fuentes of San Diego High School of International Studies; Anthony Fregoso of La Costa Canyon High School, Alejandra Lamarque Velazquez of La Jolla Country Day School, Alexa Navarro of Eastlake High School, Paloma Perpuly of Mountain Empire High School, Daniela Nicole Sarabia of High Tech High, Angel Sol

Oct 16

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PlexiDrone is a compact camera drone you can take apart, shove into a backpack
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Oct 14

Ultimate Wedding Collection Launches California Experience at La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014

What makes a bride the most anxious about her wedding day? The weather? The catering? The location? Her hair? Her dress? Keeping all the relatives entertained? Depending on others to make her dreams a reality? Making it all memorable? With the new Ultimate Wedding Collection offering at the iconic La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, there is now an antidote to those worries.

As the launch site for this new international, destination wedding collection, the historic, 112-room oceanfront Southern California resort that has entertained everyone from Mary Pickford to Madonna is bought out for up to 200 guests and literally becomes the bridal partys seaside Mediterranean style villa for the weekend. The hotels chefs, housekeepers, waiters, concierge, rooms, pool, lounges and restaurants are there for the sole purpose of servicing the wedding. And, the wide array of attractions in the area from shopping to art galleries; from yachting to scuba diving are made available for the entertainment of you and your guests.

Future UWC locations include: Monaco, Tuscany, St. Tropez, Ibiza, St. Barths and more.

This is a truly exclusive wedding destination option, with all of the design and personal customizations that high-profile clients want, but with one difference. The producers La Valencia Hotel and Alchemy Fine Events have a full team of wedding experts entertainment producers, event stylists, culinary artists, couture bridal gown designers, Hollywood hair & makeup artists, musicians, florists, photographers and videographers ready to deploy, with budgets and timelines in place. This takes weeks and weeks off the planning process and items off the couples wedding To-Do List; encourages a stress-free, positive experience; and offers a range of smart options from some of the best wedding vendors in Southern California. The hotel-of-your-own wedding also includes strategic partnerships with the likes of Net Jets and Uber for bridal party and guest transportation as well as Prestige Motor Sports & Yachts.

Couples can then relax and enjoy the fun side of customizing their luxury wedding weekend options with the team in place, or opt to use their own entourage of style.

This ultra-customized wedding experience is designed for the couple who want effortless luxury, explains Rita Moore, La Valencias Director of Sales & Marketing. Our carefully selected design team leverages the art of listening while working closely with the bride and groom to actually create a brand for your wedding. From the big picture to the tiniest details luxury invitations, guest welcome notes, picnic baskets, excursion maps, bespoke furniture, custom place settings; even parting gifts at the Farewell Brunch everything will be designed to express your wedding vision. All youll need to do is arrive and enjoy.

This hotel-as-private-villa custom wedding starts at $ 1 million and includes the following services provided for both the bridal party & guests:

Oct 11

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Oct 01

Diverse Youth Volunteer Group Return Enlightened from International Cultural Exposure

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014

Those who are willing to step outside their comfort zone, not only expand their work experience and language skills, but also greatly enhance their global awareness and cultural intelligence. The benefits that youth receive from volunteering abroad are endless. A small but diverse group of international volunteers, hailing from all over the world, recently travelled together to China on a two week volunteer abroad program through CrossContinental.org. In the attached video (http://youtu.be/wnzDYCyp5rQ), the volunteers share their lively experience in China.

Samantha Francis of Britain, along with Hyein Jung and NaYon Park of Korea, spent a wonderful fortnight interacting with and schooling young kindergarten children in the mountain city of Chengde, Hebei Province. Only a two hour drive from the bustling metropolis of Beijing, Chengde is a city well-known for its incredible scenery and heritage sites, and also has a wealth of history and culture that the volunteers took complete advantage of.

Cultural Benefits

International volunteer travelers allow their minds to open, as they reflect on the varied and wonderful cultural differences to be found around the world. Samantha, Hyein, and NaYon learnt firsthand about the community, its traditions, the people, and their way of life while living with a host family in Chengde. Nayon says, “Everybody has been super kind to us.”

Talking about the benefits of home-stay accommodations, group leader Samantha says, Staying with host families allows you to see the culture from the locals perspective, rather than as a tourist. She continued, Our host family also went above and beyond, taking us on a weekend trip to the Grasslands and to see the Great Wall, as well as introducing us to loads of delicious local dishes at restaurants and at home.

Work Experience

The main purpose of a teaching program abroad was to exchange ideas and knowledge with the little children. Recognizing the importance of this interaction, and feeling accomplished by its success, Samantha had this to say: The most rewarding experience would have to have been at the end of the week of teaching when the kids showed me that they remembered the lessons I had taught them throughout the week. They made me feel that I had succeeded in teaching them more English, if only a small amount.” She added, “Their enthusiasm and enjoyment of the game was extremely rewarding for me to see.

Hyein mirrors this sentiment by stating, “My experience teaching the children at the kindergarten has been one of the best experiences in my life. They are the most adorable kids I’ve ever met. I’m going to miss them so much.”

The Supportive Team at CrossContinental.org

The group used CrossContinental.org as a platform for their international travels, and appears to be extremely satisfied with their choice. Raving about their volunteer abroad experience, in a glowing feedback about their first day, they wrote: Everyone has gone out of their way to make us feel welcome and help us with anything we need.” They continue, “Weve been having a wonderful time and are really happy that we came through Cross Continental!

Endless Learning Opportunities Abroad

The three volunteers had a spectacular time in China, where they not only got to interact and share knowledge with the local children, they also learned so much more from all their experiences. Navigating through the local bus system, getting lost while exploring the surrounding area, and visiting the Chengde Mountain Imperial Gardens and Palace, all with the help of their local coordinators. They also took trips out to see the Great Wall, shop in the bustling markets of Beijing, and even visit the Mongolian border on a weekend trip to the Grasslands.

Enhance Foreign Language Skills

They also improved their Chinese language skills by practicing with the supportive CrossContinental team. They report, “Were also enjoying the opportunity to practice our Chinese, the host family and Lily (the local coordinator) especially are really helping us improve our listening and speaking skills.”

Comments upon Returning Home

Upon returning home, Samantha reports, “Both the local coordinator and our host family went above and beyond in terms of taking care of us and showing us Chengdes best places and foods.” She continues, “We were welcomed with performances and said goodbye to in the same way along with gifts and a book with pictures of our time there. I could not have asked for a better local coordinator, host family or place to teach.”

By planning thoroughly detailed trips, working in tandem with local organizers, the CrossContinental team allows for flexibility and creative input to create a fulfilling and comprehensive international experience. Samantha praises the organization for their efforts. She says, I would definitely recommend CrossContinental to others. I am very pleased that we went with CrossContinental and feel that they helped us get the most out of our volunteer experience.

Access free resources or plan a trip at http://www.CrossContinental.org.

About CrossContinental.org:

Cross-Continental Solutions provides affordable yet flexible international learning programs, including volunteer abroad, intern abroad, cultural immersion, language study, and gap year programs. International internships can even be taken for school credit. A large variety of work placement options are available such as: Teaching, Healthcare, Community Development, Business Coaching, HIV work, Care-giving, Orphanage Work, Journalism, Photography, Wildlife, Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Microfinance, Tourism, Marketing, and more. Programs are available at many locations around the world, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America. By living and working side by side with locals, participants gain an exceptional cross-cultural experience and the opportunity to truly make a difference. For more details, visit CrossContinental.org.