Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-04-07/Features and admins

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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 7 April, 2008


Three users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Martijn Hoekstra (nom), BirgitteSB (nom), and KnightLago (nom).


Two bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: GargoyleBot (task request) and Mr.Z-bot (task request)

Featured pages

Eleven articles were promoted to featured status last week: Don Tallon (nom), Blue Iguana (nom), Robert Falcon Scott (nom), To Kill a Mockingbird (nom), Retiarius (nom), Paul Stastny (nom), Catherine de' Medici's building projects (nom), Augustine of Canterbury (nom), Emperor Penguin (nom), Nahuatl (nom), and Hanford Site (nom).

Seventeen lists were promoted to featured status last week: KT Tunstall discography (nom), List of Columbus Blue Jackets players (nom), The Office (U.S. season 1) (nom), List of Washington Redskins head coaches (nom), List of New York hurricanes (nom), List of acquisitions made by Google (nom), Carrie Underwood discography (nom), PFA Players' Player of the Year (nom), Carolina Panthers seasons (nom), Castles in Greater Manchester (nom), List of participating nations at the Winter Olympic Games (nom), List of Chicago Bears head coaches (nom), List of Seinfeld episodes (nom), List of songs in Guitar Hero (nom), List of Rental Magica episodes (nom), Orlando Magic draft history (nom), List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Hertfordshire (nom), Order of battle at the Battle of Tory Island (nom), FWA Footballer of the Year (nom), PFA Young Player of the Year (nom), List of speakers who have spoken to both Houses of the United Kingdom Parliament (nom), Colleges of the University of Cambridge (nom), and List of Masters Tournament champions (nom).

No topic was promoted to featured status last week.

No portal was promoted to featured status last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Military of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ima Hogg, Neilston, Celine Dion, Oliver Typewriter Company, Bette Davis and Tomb of Antipope John XXIII.

Former featured pages

No articles were delisted recently.

One list was delisted recently: English national cricket captains (nom).

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: California Condor, Grenville Diptych's Coat of Arm, Sceliodes cordalis, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Geology of the Moon, Anatomy of snail and Great Blue Heron.

No sounds were featured last week.

One featured picture was demoted recently: Image:Grapes05.jpg.

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

Also this week:

April Fools' — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report

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