Drama! Drinking! Sign Language!: ‘Deaf U’ Dives Deep into the Messy Lives of Deaf College Students

Courtesy of Netflix/2020 Before actor, model and activist Nyle DiMarco created his new Netflix docusoap, Deaf U, he competed on both America’s Next Top Model and Dancing with the Stars. But even though he won both shows, the experience was … Read more…

Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester

While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn’t necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic. … Read more…

Thailand’s ‘Bad Students’ demand minister’s resignation, reforms

BANGKOK – Thailand’s self-styled “Bad Student” campaigners demanded the resignation of Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan on Friday after touring some of Bangkok’s high schools in a brightly painted truck and calling for reforms. “Get out, get out, get out!” they … Read more…

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 9, 2020: DeJoy Under The Microscope — Breonna Taylor Update — Free Hotspots to Students

1. Postmaster Campaign Donations Conduct Under Congressional Microscope What You Need To Know: Embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, he, of the recent alleged mail-in ballot slow down controversy, is embroiled in yet another high profile inquest regarding possible malfeasance. 2. … Read more…

While Covid-19 cases spike among children, Fauci says colleges shouldn’t send infected students home

New Covid-19 hot spots keep popping up across the US, with worrying trends in the Midwest and at colleges nationwide. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

287 Utah State University students quarantined after Covid-19 found in wastewater from four dorms

While schools and universities across the country monitor coronavirus outbreaks with human testing, Utah State University officials announced they’ve discovered evidence of the virus a different way. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Med Students ‘Feel Very Behind’ Because of COVID-Induced Disruptions in Training

COVID-19 is disrupting just about every student’s 2020 education, but medical students have it particularly hard right now. “It’s a nightmare scenario for the class of 2021,” said Jake Berg, a fourth-year student at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine … Read more…

Only 17% Of Returning Students Prefer Full-time In-person Instruction: Study

Only 17 percent of students express a desire to return to full-time in-person instruction when colleges re open after a coronavirus pandemic-induced long closure, a national student survey conducted in late July by Simpson Scarborough has found. Majority of students … Read more…

Coronavirus is Placing College Sports on Hold, Putting Students, University Budgets, and Entire Towns At Risk

On college football Saturdays, tiny Clemson, South Carolina (pop. 17,000), turns into a city of 150,000 when fanatics pour into downtown and swarm Memorial Stadium, home of the Tigers. Some don’t even have a ticket to the game, but they … Read more…

Kansas State Football Players Announce Team Boycott, Call for Policy Changes After Student’s George Floyd Tweet

(MANHATTAN, Kan.) — Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.” The move that most players announced … Read more…

6 Atlanta Officers Charged After Tasing And Dragging Two Black College Students From Their Car

Source: Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Fulton County District Attorney Attorney Paul Howard on Tuesday announced charges against six officers who were seen brutalizing and terrorizing two college students during the ongoing national demonstrations, CNN reports. Prior to the announcement, two … Read more…

Mayor Bottoms, Police Chief Fire Atlanta Cops For Using Excessive Force On Spelman & Morehouse Students

Source: Elijah Nouvelage / Getty A pair of students who attend Spelman College and Morehouse College respectively found themselves embroiled in an incident with Atlanta police in a potentially dangerous encounter. With the bodycam video displaying the officers’ tactics in … Read more…

2 Police Officers Fired After HBCU Students Shocked, Dragged From Car Amid Protests

Two young Black people were violently arrested in Atlanta as demonstrations sparked by George Floyd’s death unfolded nationwide. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…