Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-06-30/Features and admins

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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 30 June, 2008


Three users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Oren0 (nom), SarekOfVulcan (nom), and Lifebaka (nom).


Two bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: SoxBot VII (task request) and SoxBot V (task request).

Featured pages

Fifteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Under the Bridge (nom), General relativity (nom), First-move advantage in chess (nom), Mary Shelley (nom), Zhang Heng (nom), Lince (tank) (nom), Myst III: Exile (nom), Year Zero (album) (nom), Donald Bradman (nom), Hare coursing (nom), The Penelopiad (nom), Trial by Jury (nom), Terry Sanford (nom), Strapping Young Lad (nom), and Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (nom).

Nine lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Golden State Warriors head coaches (nom), List of IIHF World Championship medalists (nom), List of schools in Marlborough, New Zealand (nom), List of WWE SmackDown video game titles (nom), List of members of the Commonwealth of Nations (nom), Death Cab for Cutie discography (nom), List of Sultans of Zanzibar (nom), Kaiser Chiefs discography (nom), and List of baryons (nom).

No topics were promoted to featured status last week.

No portals were promoted to featured status last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Moe Berg, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, The General in His Labyrinth, and Oxidative phosphorylation.

Former featured pages

Six articles were delisted last week: Kazi Nazrul Islam (nom), Theodore Roosevelt (nom), 3D Monster Maze (nom), Libya (nom), Alliterative verse (nom), and War of the Spanish Succession (nom).

Two lists were delisted last week: List of Avatar: The Last Airbender episodes (nom) and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (nom).

No topics were delisted last week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Mice Galaxies, Buffalo Soldiers, Racist campaign poster, and Arches National Park.

No sounds were featured last week.

No featured pictures were demoted last week.

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

Also this week:

ArbCom and Orangemarlin — ArbCom announcements — Taking up the mop — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report

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