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NEW YORK/HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Corona Capital is a daily column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights. Bottles of French Moet & Chandon champagne are offered at a supermarket of Swiss retail group Coop in Zumikon, Switzerland December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannLATEST – Champagne’s reduced…

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Image: Flamingo Images (Shutterstock)As college students return to school, some have noticed a new line item on their bill: a coronavirus fee. With new costs for screening, testing, and safety configurations, the New York Times reports some colleges and universities are passing part of the expense along to students. While schools are hoping that federal…

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Startups Tap a New Talent Pool: Pandemic-Weary College Students (bloomberg.com) Posted by msmash on Monday August 17, 2020 @10:05AM from the closer-look dept. To many college students, the prospect of a year of school during a pandemic — with virtual classes, restricted movements and no parties — is a huge bummer. Some Silicon Valley startups,…

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LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has resigned from an honorary fellowship at a college at Britain’s Cambridge University after it questioned her commitment to the protection of human rights and freedom of expression. FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a news conference ahead of national security legislation,…

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LUBBOCK, Texas (Reuters) – Brandon Vergel stood outside his new student dormitory at Texas Tech University, grappling with the bittersweet nature of yet another American rite of passage warped by the COVID pandemic -parents dropping their kids off at college. Kaitlyn Abercia is seen moving into her student residence at Gates Hall on the campus…

Ex-Google VP’s contemporary app helps 30,000 Kansas students return to highschool Leave a Comment on Ex-Google VP’s contemporary app helps 30,000 Kansas students return to highschool
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Over the summer, as Kansas was seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, its state university was plotting a way to keep transmission down on campus. While the majority of the University of Kansas was still locked down, its administrators decided to open up labs and research buildings, the contents of which could not be accessed…

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MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Sixteen gallons of hand sanitizer sat in the foyer of the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority house at the University of Wisconsin as house mother Karen Mullis reconfigured tables in the dining room to maintain social distancing. Erik Johnson, president of the interfraternity council at the University of Washington, poses outside his…

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MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Sixteen gallons of hand sanitizer sat in the foyer of the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority house at the University of Wisconsin as house mother Karen Mullis reconfigured tables in the dining room to maintain social distancing. Erik Johnson, president of the interfraternity council at the University of Washington, poses outside his…

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President Donald Trump on Monday joined a U.S. senator and a number of coaches calling to save the college football season from a pandemic-forced shutdown as supporters pushed the premise that the players are safer because of their sport. There was speculation two of the five most powerful conferences — the Big Ten and the…

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(Reuters) – The University of Massachusetts canceled its 2020 football season on Tuesday, citing the COVID-19 outbreak, but left open the possibility of competition later in the academic calendar. The Division-I school, which plays as an independent, said it intended to hold a “competitive schedule for our fall sports in the spring semester” and that…