Eleven users were granted admin status last week: Cantthinkofagoodname (nom), Joke137 (nom), Ish_ishwar (nom), Superm401 (nom), Bbatsell (nom), Quarl (nom), Aaron Brenneman (nom), Guanaco (nom), Fred chessplayer (nom), Water Bottle (nom) and CanadianCaesar (nom). Two of the five users who were desysopped over the userbox controversy have been given back their admin privileges, one will receive them back on 24 February, and the other two may reapply in two weeks. (see related story)
Six articles were featured last week: Music of Minnesota, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Detailed breakdown of the USA PATRIOT Act, Title II, History of Portugal (1777-1834), Scotland in the High Middle Ages and Canadian federal election, 1993.
The following featured articles were displayed last week on the main page as Today's featured article: Hurricane Dennis, Sino-German cooperation (1911-1941), Sydney Riot of 1879, Mount St. Helens, Apple Macintosh, Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore) and Gettysburg Address.
Six pictures reached featured picture status last week: