FSU Students Explain Why They’re Publicly Shaming Their Maskless Peers

As students began readjusting to live on Florida State University’s Tallahassee campus in August, two friends noticed something that scared them: Many students were socializing as if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t ongoing. These partiers were posting videos and pictures of themselves getting wasted mask-free on Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok, with no apparent shame or regard […]

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Nuggets give Clippers a fight: Five takeaways from Game 5

Since teams arrived at the NBA’s Disney World campus near Orlando, Fla., eight weeks ago, they have lived in close quarters with their opponents. Coaches see their peers in hotel hallways. Players bump into friends on other teams outside their meal rooms. It extends to postgame interviews. Following the Clippers’ 111-105 loss to Denver in […]

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Cornerbacks Zakhari Spears, Ceyair Wright give Loyola imposing duo

After six months away from campus, Loyola High’s football players returned to school on Tuesday to begin conditioning drills under strict safety guidelines. The first step was putting their face into a scanning machine to check their temperature. Welcome to football in the COVID-19 era. When cornerbacks Zakhari Spears and Ceyair Wright showed up, all […]

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How a House of 80 Students in Texas Has Stayed COVID-Free Since March

At the southern end of Austin’s West Campus neighborhood—an architectural hodgepodge of columned, plantation-style fraternity houses and shiny, high-rise apartment complexes—sits the 21st Street Co-Op, a limestone and cedar building constructed in the early ‘70s that’s home to 100 students (in a normal year) who live together as co-owners of the house. Even as COVID-19 […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Grants Spur Private Development and Expansion of Testing

Here’s what you need to know: EDUCATION ROUNDUP As outbreaks disrupt life on campus, colleges take a zero-tolerance stand against parties. Image Students at the University of Missouri in Columbia last month. More than 300 students are facing disciplinary action for violating emergency orders.Credit…Owen Ziliak Missourian/Missourian, via Associated Press Just weeks into the semester, a […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: What We Know About the C.D.C.’s Vaccine Plans

Here’s what you need to know: As outbreaks disrupt life on campus, colleges take a zero-tolerance stand against parties. Image Students at the University of Missouri in Columbia last month. More than 300 students are facing disciplinary action for violating emergency orders.Credit…Owen Ziliak Missourian/Missourian, via Associated Press Just weeks into the semester, a growing number […]

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Inside a Power 5 Program Recovering in Real Time

BERKELEY, Calif. — In any other year, they would be on campus, practicing with their teams, sweating and laughing and bonding with new teammates, preparing for a school year and a season to start. But this is 2020, so the 200 incoming freshman student-athletes at the University of California, Berkeley, were nothing but a grid […]

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Columbia taking slave-owning doctor’s name off campus dorm

Columbia University is taking the name of its medical school’s founder off of a campus dormitory because he owned slaves and once advertised a reward for the return of one who ran away By The Associated Press August 29, 2020, 2:47 PM • 2 min read NEW YORK — Columbia University is taking the name […]

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Thousands of Coronavirus Cases Linked to U.S. Universities

Confirmed cases Colleges As college students and professors return to campus in the midst of a pandemic, coronavirus cases are turning up by the thousands. A New York Times survey of more than 1,500 American colleges and universities — including every four-year public institution, every private college that competes in N.C.A.A. sports and others that […]

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Luka Doncic isn’t launching, he’s dominating. Five takeaways from Game 4

With no need for postseason travel at the NBA’s Disney World campus, the league’s condensed, every-other-day playoff format has revealed that one of the most valuable traits inside the bubble is a team’s ability to move on. Dallas did it after a loss in Game 3, despite being given fewer than 40 hours to help […]

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Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips on Biden’s young voters: ‘I do think right now they feel pandered to’

Young voters told Campus Reform Editor-in-Chief Cabot Phillips they don’t feel Joe Biden is the real leader of the Democratic Party. Appearing on “Fox & Friends Weekend” with co-host Jedediah Bila, Phillips said students he recently spoke with on campus are “disillusioned” with the Biden campaign. TUCKER COMPARES BIDEN NOMINATION TO THE ‘LAST KID PICKED FOR KICKBALL’ […]

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A College’s ‘Free Speech Areas’ Face Supreme Court Review

WASHINGTON — A few years ago, a college student in Georgia stood on a stool outside a campus food court to talk about his Christian faith. He spoke for 20 minutes about human frailty and the possibility of salvation when school officials told him he had to stop or face discipline. This fall, the Supreme […]

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Portland State disarms campus police after Black man’s death

Portland State University says it will disarm its campus police force By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press August 13, 2020, 9:23 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland State University said Thursday it will disarm its campus police force, more than two years after officers from the department […]

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REI to sell new headquarters, shift work to other sites

Outdoor retailer REI says it is walking away from its nearly completed corporate campus in suburban Seattle and will shift headquarters operations to sites across the Seattle area as the coronavirus pandemic affects how it does business By The Associated Press August 12, 2020, 10:13 PM 3 min read SEATTLE — Outdoor retailer REI said […]

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Despite the Clear Risks, Sorority Rush Will Go On at Some Schools This Fall

As freshmen head to campus to kick off their higher education, another threat looms large… and it’s wearing Tory Burch sandals, a Michael Kors watch, and a jewel-toned blouse. The nation’s 26 sororities that make up the National Panhellenic Council (NPC) will still be recruiting this fall. Sorority recruitment is still slated to happen at […]

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No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus. No kidding. Administrators warn that failure to wear masks, practice social distancing and avoid mass gatherings […]

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New Students Show Diversity of U.C.’s Freshman Class

ImageThe U.C. Davis campus in June.Credit…Tommy Ly for The New York Times Good morning. For the first time in the university’s history, Chicano or Latino students made up the biggest group of Californians admitted to the freshman class of the University of California, at 36 percent. Yesterday, we introduced you to two of those students. […]

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Air Force Academy cadets to return to campus in the fall

All cadets at the Air Force Academy will return to the Colorado Springs campus in the fall, making the university one of the first in the country to return during the coronavirus pandemic, federal officials said. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper declared Thursday that military training pipelines are “mission essential,” meaning that all cadets are […]

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Clippers center Montrezl Harrell leaves Orlando for family emergency

Clippers center Montrezl Harrell left the Walt Disney World campus near Orlando, Fla., after the team practiced Friday to tend to what was called an emergency family matter, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed. Harrell, whose 18.4 points off the bench are third most by a reserve in the NBA this season, will […]

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Zion Williamson leaves NBA bubble to deal with an ‘urgent family matter’

New Orleans rookie sensation Zion Williamson has left the NBA’s Orlando, Fla., campus to deal with an “urgent family matter,” the Pelicans announced Thursday. The hope is that he’ll return at some point. “We fully support Zion’s decision to leave the NBA campus to be with his family,” Pelicans vice president of basketball operations David […]

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Meet the New Leader of the University of California

ImageThe nearly deserted campus of the University of California, Davis, last month.Credit…Tommy Ly for The New York Times Good morning. (This article is part of the California Today newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.) First, here’s a dispatch from Shawn Hubler, about a new chapter for the University of California […]

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Anthony Davis confident Lakers can pick up where they left off

Anthony Davis is as curious as everyone else about what the NBA’s campus in Florida will be like. He knows it will be strange. Maybe a little boring at times. He also feels confident in the Lakers’ ability to pick up right where they left off. “If anything, our chances are higher,” Davis said during […]

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Athletes can return to USC campus Wednesday for voluntary workouts

USC student-athletes will begin a multiphase return to campus for voluntary workouts beginning Wednesday, the school announced in a statement Tuesday night. Six teams — football, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s water polo — will be included in the first phases of return from the coronavirus crisis, with only local […]

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UCLA athletes will bravely enter new world upon return to campus

Like Miss Havisham’s clocks, time can seem frozen on the UCLA campus. A manual scoreboard at the school’s tennis center remains set up for a match that never took place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything else might seem unfamiliar when UCLA athletes start to return Sunday. Entering athletic facilities will involve lining up and […]

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University of Illinois announces fall in-person instruction

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.  | Sun-Times file photo University of Illinois officials say in-person instruction will take place at the school in the fall, with COVID-19 safety precautions in place to protect students if the state has moved into Phase IV of its reopening schedule URBANA, Ill. — In-person instruction will take place […]

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