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Photographer Shows Off Injury After Getting Hit By Texas’ Live Mascot

first_imgThe Texas Longhorns mascot being walked onto the field.AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 04: Texas Longhorns mascot Bevo XV is seen during the game between the Texas Longhorns and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Texas’ 28-21 victory over Georgia in last night’s Sugar Bowl was almost overshadowed by what happened before the game, when the Longhorns’ live mascot Bevo almost got loose.Bevo turned what was supposed to be a cute mascot meeting between himself and Georga’s mascot Uga into a near miss for both the tiny bulldog and the dozens of media personnel down on the sideline.In case you missed it, here’s what happened.Bevo is not here for this mascot meeting. #HookEm pic.twitter.com/KXgaQzGm0W— Danny Davis (@aasdanny) January 2, 2019Nick Wagner, the photojournalist in the blue vest in this video, tweeted about his near-miss after the game.He also showed off a gnarly photo of his back, which survived its encounter with Bevo.Hi mom. I’m still alive. https://t.co/D8tcwLUlzv— Nick Wagner (@WagsPhoto) January 2, 2019Just come ice my back? pic.twitter.com/A0A1UQWpZd— Nick Wagner (@WagsPhoto) January 2, 2019Yikes. Thankfully, Wagner and everyone else in the area avoided serious injury.Note to Texas: be more careful about how you handle Bevo around large crowds from now on.last_img read more

Brock partner hosting green trade show this weekend

Blue/Green Canada will provide the featured workshop at Sunday’s fourth annual Eco-Fest Niagara trade show hosted by Climate Action Niagara (CAN), a group supported by the Brock community.“Going Green to Make Green, How to Generate Income with Energy” is the focus of the Blue/Green workshop, one of many to be staged from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus.Doors to the trade show open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 17. Admission is free.Eco-Fest Niagara showcases some of the eco-friendly initiatives, products and services available in Niagara. The event itself has been developed on a sustainable business model, said Jane Hanlon, CAN executive director.“All proceeds from Eco-Fest Niagara, including exhibitor fees and sponsorship dollars stay in our local community and go towards continuing the numerous environmental education and action programs delivered by Climate Action Niagara,” she said.Although not directly involved with Sunday’s event, Brock has a working relationship with CAN. The Brock community has participated in many of Niagara’s eco-initiatives through research, marketing help and volunteer participation, Hanlon said. This includes Ontario Public Interest Research Group at Brock, the Faculty of Business and the Department of Residences.Residence students and students from the Foundations in Service Learning course at Brock helped CAN with a variety of community garden initiatives this past year, said Kristen Smith, manager of Student and Community Outreach.“We look forward to partnering with Climate Action Niagara again this spring and summer as the growing season begins for another year.” read more