Features and admins

Features and admins


Eight users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Fabrictramp (nom), Ronnotel (nom), SQL (nom), Bearian (nom), Danaman5 (nom), Metropolitan90 (nom), JForget (nom), Kicking222 (nom), and Recurring dreams (nom).


Two bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Ficbot (task request), and BOTijo (task request).

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Sixteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Victoria Cross (Canada) (nom), Lung cancer (nom), Biman Bangladesh Airlines (nom), Frederick Russell Burnham (nom), Truthiness (nom), Isle of Portland (nom), Peterborough (nom), Audioslave (nom), Uranus (nom), Religious debates over the Harry Potter series (nom), Eadbald of Kent (nom), Omaha Beach (nom), Issy Smith (nom), Dartmouth College (nom), Israel (nom), and Rachel Carson (nom).

Four articles were de-featured last week: Battle of Normandy (nom), United States Congress (nom), First Battle of the Stronghold (nom), and Article One of the United States Constitution (nom).

Ten lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Georgia Institute of Technology athletes (nom), List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people/T-V (nom), List of Calgary Flames players (nom), List of Orkney islands (nom), The Breeders discography (nom), Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (nom), List of Baltimore Ravens first-round draft picks (nom), John Frusciante discography (nom), Art Ross Trophy (nom), and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (nom).

No lists were de-featured last week.

No portals were promoted to featured status last week.

Two topics were featured last week: Song Dynasty (nom), and Confederate government of Kentucky (nom).

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Inaugural games of the Flavian Amphitheatre, Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery, Pilot (Smallville), Henry, Bishop of Uppsala, Trade and usage of saffron, Ernest Emerson, and House with Chimaeras.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Philippine-American War, Wilson's Snipe, Barbary Macaque, Hyperion (moon), Lassen Volcanic National Park, British Columbia Parliament Building, and Slavery in the United States.

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

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