On this day in 1972 - The California Supreme Court struck down the state's death penalty.
"There is a thin line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line." - Oscar Levant
At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Shani Davis became the first Black athlete (from any nation) to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speed-skating 1000 meter event. He also won a silver medal in the 1500 meter event. He duplicated the feat at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, becoming the first Olympian to successfully defend the 1000 meter gold medal, and repeating as 1500 meter silver medalist.
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The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a toll-free telephone number and website where individuals can report, anonymously if they choose, an ethical or compliance-related issue involving any Eastern employee. The Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline.
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