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Too big for your britches

first_img 1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr I am sure that I am not the only one that has noticed that it has been a pretty eventful last few months when it comes to enforcement actions. My inbox has been filled with a variety of blog posts and news alerts that recap the most recent dropping of the proverbial enforcement hammer. Most of the time it is one of the “big dogs”, so I don’t really think anything of it and move on to the next topic. But last week I was a little shocked when one of those news alerts had the words “Credit Union” in the subject line. By now I am sure most of you are aware of the recent happenings with Navy Federal Credit Union so I won’t bore you with a recap, but it did make me wonder how this could have happened.Now I understand that Navy Federal has about $77 billion in assets which makes it a more robust institution than most, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen to you “little guys” too. Just take a look at the recent settlement between the DOJ and Charter Bank of Corpus Christi over UDAPP violations in regard to auto lending pricing. We are talking about a much smaller financial institution with about $277 million in assets that fell into the shadow of the previously mentioned hammer. The DOJ found that this unfair practice went on for five years from 2009 to 2014. That is when the FDIC first noticed the practice and had referred the case to the DOJ. That means five years went by with no one questioning this practice or even noticing the impact it was having. continue reading »last_img read more

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No. 11 Auburn looks to knock off No. 18 LSU

first_img February 6, 2020 Associated Press For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 18 LSU (17-5, 8-1) vs. No. 11 Auburn (20-2, 7-2)Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama; Saturday, 12 a.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 11 Auburn goes for its fifth straight win over ranked opponents against No. 18 LSU . Auburn’s last loss vs a ranked opponent came against the then-No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats 80-53 on Feb. 23, 2019. LSU fell 99-90 at Vanderbilt on Wednesday.center_img BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Skylar Mays and Emmitt Williams have led LSU. Mays has averaged 15.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and two steals while Williams has recorded 14.2 points and seven rebounds per game. Auburn have been anchored by Samir Doughty and Isaac Okoro. Doughty has averaged 15.5 points while Okoro has put up 13 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.MIGHTY MAYS: Mays has connected on 34.6 percent of the 81 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 3 of 14 over the last five games. He’s also made 84.2 percent of his free throws this season.STREAK STATS: Auburn has won its last 12 home games, scoring an average of 84.2 points while giving up 67.9.ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Auburn offense has recently used assists to create buckets more often than LSU. Auburn has 31 assists on 67 field goals (46.3 percent) across its past three outings while LSU has assists on 28 of 86 field goals (32.6 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: The Auburn offense has scored 79 points per game this season, ranking the Tigers 20th among Division 1 teams. The LSU defense has allowed 71 points per game to opponents (ranked 204th).___ No. 11 Auburn looks to knock off No. 18 LSUlast_img read more

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Alumna to head institute

first_imgFollow Alexandria on Twitter @alimar18 Andrea Cohen Gehring, a USC School of Architecture alumna (’85), has been slated to become president of the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles chapter. She will begin her new position in January.Gehring was put in charge of a feasibility study for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.Currently, Gehring is vice president of the AIA/LA. and California Region Design Leader for DLR Group, an engineering and design firm with 20 offices in China and the United States.Gehring has also organized and designed projects for clients such as government agencies, hospitals, educational institutions and religious, commercial and historic preservation institutions over the past 28 years.Gehring was involved in several other USC projects, including the Norris Dental Science Center basement and third floor renovation, the Bovard Administration Building renovation, the conceptual design for both Parkside Residential College and the new Engemann Student Health Center, the Marks Tennis Stadium feasibility study, the Wrigley Marine Science Center Education Building feasibility study and the Heritage Hall Renovation feasibility study.Gehring has two daughters, Sandra and Laura, who are currently enrolled in the School of Architecture.Gehring is a LEED-accredited professional and has been a member of the College of Fellows of AIA since 2007. As a member of the USC Architectural Guild, she serves as a student mentor. As part of her duties, Gehring reviews portfolios, resumes and projects of USC architecture students and students of Woodbury University in Burbank, Calif.She has also represented the School of Architecture on the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors and has been a regent of the California Architectural Foundation.AIA/LA was created as a nonprofit to further the efforts of its parent organization by serving the interests of the local architecture and design community. According to its mission statement, AIA/LA aims to make the Los Angeles region “more delightful, healthier, more sustainable and economically competitive.”AIA/LA has 3,200 members and is consistently ranked as one of the top five AIA chapters in the nation. AIA/LA also sponsors annual design awards and does outreach, education, networking and advocacy.last_img read more

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Women’s Golf Heads to Arizona for Red Rocks Invite

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s golf team is set to travel to the Red Rocks Invitational in Sedona, Ariz. March 24-25. The 54-hole event will be played at Oakcreek Country Club. Following the Red Rocks Invitational the Bulldogs will travel to Peoria, Ill. March 30-31 for the Bradley Spring Invitational as their final preparation for the MVC Championships at the end of April. Print Friendly Version The Bulldogs continued their spring season last week in Dallas, Texas at the Bradley Spring Break Invitational. Junior Grace Dunn tied for 31st with a team-best 237 (80-75-82). Dunn leads the team this season averaging 77.4 over 20 rounds. Senior Madison Glennie tied for 54th in Dallas with a 243 (82-80-81).center_img The Bulldogs are set to face off against 18 teams including host Northern Arizona, Boise State, Nebraska Omaha, North Dakota, South Dakota and Southern Utah.last_img read more

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