MainStreet at the University of Cincinnati. Aaron Dorsten | TNR File Art On March 13, students at the University of Cincinnati (UC) received an email updating them on how the university would be handling the pandemic that was just beginning to hit the United States. With more and more information […]

Photograph: Andrei Fateyev/AP It has been an eventful few weeks for Ksenia Fadeyeva, who runs Alexei Navalny’s operations in the Siberian city of Tomsk. In mid-August, she welcomed the Russian opposition leader to this university town in the heart of the country’s vast landmass, to make a pre-election video about […]

Amsterdam is reopening – getty After three months in lockdown, our resident expert Rodney Bolt discovers how to enjoy a city learning how to be together-yet-apart  Amsterdam is bursting like a party popper from the strictures of lockdown. The Dutch have long lauded the delights of being a “toerist in […]

(Bloomberg Opinion) — In folklore, the will-o’-the-wisp is a spirit that lives in marshlands, beckoning night-time travelers with its mysterious light until they stumble in darkness to their demise. The phenomenon is thought to be caused by igniting swamp methane, so it’s oddly appropriate that one of the world’s largest exporters of […]

The West Essex wrestling team had a firm grip on the match with a 25-6 lead, but coach Mike Markey saw some unwelcome signs that his team was underperforming. The pause halfway through the match in order to clean the mats came as a welcome stoppage and an opportunity for […]

ROYAL CITY — Royal School District officials are planning to drop the hybrid schedule — part-time on campus and part-time online — April 12, in favor of full-time, in-person instruction, when classes resume after spring vacation. School board members approved a resolution authorizing the change at a special meeting Friday. […]

My Hero Academia had a huge week at the end of March, and April promises to treat the series just as well with season five now underway. Of course, manga readers are anxious to learn more about Izuku and his big turn which came around within the last month. The […]

The banana bread has been baked, the puzzles pieced, the toilet paper rolls (remember when we worried that we would run out of toilet paper?) upcycled for dozens of craft projects, the shows watched. All the shows. Those of us with young children have been in some form of lockdown […]

Over the last decade, video game creators have poked at more adult topics like depression, parenthood, and grieving for lost loved ones. It Takes Two continues the trend, adapting a broken marriage into a cooperative action-adventure game. Cody and May have decided it’s better to break up than to stay […]

People in a mostly maskless crowd walk down Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Florida’s famed South Beach, Monday, March 22, 2021. A party-ending curfew is in effect in Miami Beach, imposed after fights, gunfire, property destruction and dangerous stampedes broke out among huge crowds of people. The curfew could extend […]

With many Indiana schools heading for spring breaks, 13News Education Expert Jennifer Brinker provided a few ideas for fun and educational experiences. GREENWOOD, Ind. — Many schools in central Indiana are kicking off their spring breaks now, but COVID-19 precautions have more and more people exercising caution this year.   […]

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State University sophomore Jasminh Randall, a finance major from Rockford, was planning to spend her spring break in Cancun with her three roommates. But instead of catching some sun in Mexico, the four of them were playing games on the second floor of the Bone […]

Miranda Cyr, Las Cruces Sun-News Published 2:56 p.m. MT March 19, 2021 | Updated 4:08 p.m. MT March 19, 2021 CLOSE Buy Photo Much of the New Mexico State University campus sits quiet after all classes were transitioned to fully online due to the COVID-19 pandemic in this Sun-News file […]

This article is published in partnership with As many Texas universities take the extraordinary step of canceling or significantly reducing spring break during the pandemic, some schools are hosting on-campus events and continuing the weeklong break in March despite concerns about college students using the time to travel and […]

It’s no secret that planning a staycation instead of a vacation is a money-saving move. You don’t have to shell out money for plane tickets and a rental car. You can sleep in your own bed rather than book a stay at a hotel or Airbnb. You can avoid the […]