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The Show Must Go On: 10 Tips for Success in Online...

With colleges transitioning to remote learning, theater majors face an especially tricky adjustment. Rehearsing becomes more awkward than ever when it takes place in an apartment with roommates. Creating a sense of community with your fellow cast members can feel empty when you don’t get the chance to meet them face-to-face. And the overall magic…

College-19: Back to Campus During a Global Pandemic

After the first case of coronavirus in the United States appeared in March 2020, we face one of the greatest challenges: getting back to normality. Despite knowing the world will not go back to normal, people living in the U.S. and overseas try to continue their lives by following safety guidelines from the Centers for…

Bishop who defended indigenous people dies in Brazil aged 92

Spanish bishop Pedro Casaldaliga The Spanish bishop Pedro Casaldaliga, a fervent defender of the indigenous people of the Amazon, died Saturday at the age of 92 in Brazil, where he had been living since 1968, his office said. The Prelature of Sao Felix do Araguaia, in the central-western state of Mato Grosso, where Casaldaliga was…

COVID-19: Amuwo-Odofin LGA mulls increased funding for health sector

…As council boss renders account within 3 yrs Executive Chairman, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government (Middle) at commissioning of a project recently in commemoration of his third year in office. By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Chairman, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area, Engr. Valentine Buraimoh, said plans have been concluded to inject more funds into the health sector in post-COVID-19…

Supporting women during COVID-19 and beyond

By Molly Martin Over the past several months, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed dangerous vulnerabilities for women and girls around the world. The social, political and economic effects of the virus have deepened pre-existing inequalities as they generally suffer from lower wages and insecure employment, and often bear the burden of unpaid family care and household…

Berlin police break up rally as 20,000 protest virus restrictions

Police officers in Berlin on Saturday broke up a large rally against restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus, held despite Germany’s rising infection numbers. The organizers of the rally were unable to ensure safety regulations were being followed, a police spokesman told dpa. The police broke up the event, attended by some 20,000 people.…

COVID-19: Hundreds of children at US summer camp test positive

Hundreds of children contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a summer camp in the US state of Georgia last month, health authorities said Friday, adding to a growing body of evidence that minors are both susceptible to infection and vectors of transmission. The coronavirus (COVID-19) infected at least 260 of the 597 attendees (US children), the…

Welcome to Campus COVID: Applying to College in a Pandemic

Before the COVID Crisis hit, you dreamed of pleasantly touring the welcoming buildings and neatly trimmed hedges of your A Number One. You envisioned actually seeing the mouths of students and admissions reps as they speak to you and shaking the hands of your future professors. Wow, human contact. What a trip, amirite? Now, you…

US coronavirus cases soar past 3 million mark

After shattering a daily record this week and recording more than 60,000 new coronavirus cases, the United States has now passed the 3 million mark in the total tally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The US has seen 131,594 deaths related to Covid-19, according to the count, maintained by Johns Hopkins University. Florida…

Global Coronavirus deaths top half a million

The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave. The respiratory illness caused by the new Coronavirus has been particularly dangerous…

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