Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-05-02/Features and admins

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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 2 May, 2008

Administrators

Three users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: VanTucky (nom), MilborneOne (nom), and Bigtimepeace (nom).

Bots

Seven bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: PseudoBot (task request), BepBot (task request), H92Bot (task request), Eivindbot (task request), John Bot II (task request), SoxBot (task request), and ShepBot (task request).

Featured pages

Twelve articles were promoted to featured status last week: Mario Vargas Llosa (nom), Bob Marshall (wilderness activist) (nom), Halo: Contact Harvest (nom), The Third of May 1808 (nom), Émile Lemoine (nom), Flag of Canada (nom), Black Moshannon State Park (nom), USS Orizaba (ID-1536) (nom), Confirmed Dead (nom), 1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt (nom), Gorgosaurus (nom), and Easy Jet (nom).

Four lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of songs in Guitar Hero II (nom), Record home attendances of English football clubs (nom), List of Detroit Lions head coaches (nom), and SFWA Footballer of the Year (nom).

Two topics were promoted to featured status last week: Lists of UEFA club competition winning managers (nom) and Seasons of Degrassi: The Next Generation (nom).

Three portals were promoted to featured status last week: Portal:Textile Arts (nom), Portal:Mammals (nom), and Portal:New York (nom).

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Monarchy of the United Kingdom, Pearl Jam, Thierry Henry, Vasa (ship), Ocean sunfish, Manzanar, and Peter Jennings.

Former featured pages

Four articles were delisted last week: Che Guevara (nom), History of Jews in Poland (nom), Italian Renaissance (nom), and United States Bill of Rights (nom).

No lists were delisted last week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Champ de Mars, Chipping Sparrow, Sun dogs, Eddie Rickenbacker in action, Horehound bug, Frankfurt, and Flatirons.

No sounds were featured last week.

Two featured pictures were demoted last week: FA-18 Hornet breaking sound barrier (7 July 1999) and Interior of tram.

Three pictures were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.



Also this week:

From the editor — Board restructuring — Arbitrator resigns — BAG, CU nominations — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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