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As part of the City’s After School Program at Mary Saunders Park, our students recently had the opportunity to get creative and decorate their study room with Halloween decorations. Helped by City staff, college students enrolled in our after-school program also participated in the Halloween Drive-Thru Spooktacular event held at McTyre Park on Friday, October …

On Wednesday evening, UTRGV students celebrate their victory in the ASL Lotería activity of the American Sign Language Interpretation Program. The activity was one of many activities organized as part of National Deaf Awareness Week, September 20-24, at the Edinburgh campus. The week includes various activities to promote positivity, inclusion and understanding of deafness. (UTRGV …

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) – A second heat advisory was issued in the state of North Carolina for Friday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. It comes after Thursday’s heat index fell between 105 and 109 degrees. Weather experts are urging people to avoid going outside during the hottest times of the day as much as …

School may be out (or nearly over) for the summer, but that doesn’t mean kids should take a break from reading. That’s why the Burlington Public Library is once again offering its eight-week summer reading program, a seasonal library staple since at least the 1940s. “Our theme this year is ‘Read the Colors of Your …

Doha, Qatar – HEC Paris, ranked No.1 in the Financial Times’ latest European Business School ranking, welcomed new participants to the International Executive MBA in Qatar at an online event held on February 18. The institution will also organize a series of pre-program activities in February and March, aimed at better preparing participants for the …

Syracuse, NY – Syracuse University has entered a ‘hiatus’ phase for its men’s basketball program, following the announcement Sunday night that Jim Boeheim and another person in the program have tested positive for Covid- 19. What this break means is not entirely clear at the moment. The League cannot, for the foreseeable future, practice together …

THE CONTEXT As of May 1, 2020, the country’s epidemiological situation for COVID-19 showed 7,006 cases and 214 deaths in 26 departments, 5 districts and 222 communes. At the end of the month, there were 29,383 cases and 939 deaths, a significant increase and a geographical distribution that had extended to 31 departments, 5 districts …

From “Snow White” to “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There” and even the Harry Potter series, many children’s stories feature mirrors. The latest installation at the Beatrice Public Library’s Vette Cultural Arts Center allows people to reflect on these stories, as well as imagine their own. “It’s quite fascinating to me what …

THE CONTEXT In January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of respiratory disease, identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, to be an “international public health emergency.” The disease caused by the new coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, has been named COVID-19 by international consensus. This initiated the monitoring and preparation by the Colombian Ministry …

Anxiety and fear rushed through me when I was invited to join the Fairmont Fit Retreat, an exclusive health retreat program hosted by the Fairmont Jakarta Hotel in Senayan, Jakarta. Considering myself a plus size with almost no daily physical activity (I walk from the office to a Transjakarta bus stop, just 700 meters away), …