Like Apple, Luxottica has vertically integrated to such a degree that it’s very difficult for anyone else to compete. Luxottica has a near monopoly on eye care, and their scale makes it difficult for anyone to wedge their way into the value chain. Anyone who wants to compete needs the will, capital and connections to recreate the entire supply chain.

“Ain’t seen you for half a year, Cap’n. Heard about your misfortune, though. Terrible, just terrible. “I was diagnosed with PTSD in 2008, and dealing with it is my greatest challenge,” says William. While in treatment, some of his fellow warriors introduced him to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), which in turn connected him with even more veterans. Soon William realized he wasn’t alone in his battle against PTSD.

This is an “Honors in the Major” course; a grade of “B” or higher in 6 units of EECE 499H certifies the designation of “Honors in the Major” to be printed on the transcript and the diploma. Each 3 unit course will require both formal written and oral presentations. 9 hours supervision.

Whenever I wear mine inside and post on Instagram, I get a ton of virtual compliments. And I’m starting to think it’s actually the best thing I could have bought myself for this specific instance in time. Not just because it apparently makes me channel a scandalized Princess Diana, but because it also calls to mind another time entirely of pre pandemic impulse summer shopping.

I went to a Catholic all boys high school from the ages of 11 to 17. With priests at the helm supported by lay teachers, there was little sex education bar the odd diagram shown in biology class and there was absolutely no mention of the fact that there was such a thing as same sex relationships. I was, however, very aware that they did exist.

The Beach Boys already have a scheduled concert in Wantagh, NY on July 5th, so Boston organizers were forced to move the concert up a day or face a Surfin USA less show. Given the enthusiasm for the concert from the Boys themselves, that decision must not have been too difficult. “I’ve always wanted to do something with the Boston Pops, and we finally got the call only after 52 short years,” Beach Boys member Mike Love told the Boston Globe..

Sally Howard: There’s a common misconception, fuelled by our onus on women’s gains in the public sphere (closing the Gender Pay Gap, for example, and equalising women’s representation in politics), that the feminist revolution on the home front has been fully achieved. And yes British males today contribute much more in terms of domestic effort than their 1970s counterparts: 18 hours a week compared to the one hour 20 minute contribution of 1971 man. However, British women still put in 60 percent more effort into these often mundane and repetitive tasks 26 hours a week of cooking and cleaning, not to mention the invisible domestic administration we now refer to as ‘the mental load’.