More US colleges see spike in COVID-19 cases after classes resume

first_imgThe University of Southern California (USC), which resumed education almost entirely online on August 17, on Monday said that more than 100 students at the University Park Campus in Los Angeles were in a 14-day quarantine after exposure to the virus.”USC Student Health has received an alarming increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in students in the University Park Campus community,” the university said in a statement, adding that all cases were related to students in “off-campus living environments.”Ohio State University, where classes resume on Tuesday, this week issued more than 200 interim suspensions for students following a string of large parties where health and safety rules were largely ignored, according to media reports.Last week, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill canceled in-class instruction after positive cases of COVID-19 shot up dramatically. Topics : “Many students who tested positive for COVID-19 have chosen to go home to isolate,” Kellee Reinhart, the university’s vice chancellor for communications, told Reuters in an email.Reinhart said the school had an “ample amount” of space for COVID-19 positive students to isolate and that it was enhancing testing of various groups.The university has conducted more than 46,000 tests, according to a dashboard it released this week, and the positivity rate stood at about 1%. The number of positive cases does not include the 400 students who tested positive upon returning to University of Alabama campuses before classes began last week.Alabama is not alone in scrambling to deal with COVID-19 college outbreaks. More US colleges were grappling with high numbers of students testing positive for the coronavirus just days into the start of the fall semester after some universities rolled back their campus reopening plans in recent weeks.The University of Alabama on Monday reported more than 550 people across its campuses had tested positive for COVID-19 since it resumed in-person classes on August 19. Most of those infected were students, faculty and staff at the university’s main campus in Tuscaloosa.Citing a “dramatic increase” in coronavirus cases on campus, the mayor of Tuscaloosa issued an executive order on Monday ordering bars to shut down for 14 days and placing restrictions on other establishments.last_img read more

Arsenal ace Alexandre Lacazette reveals the difference between Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger

first_img Comment Advertisement Arsenal ace Alexandre Lacazette reveals the difference between Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger Arsenal manager Unai Emery and former boss Arsene Wenger (Pictures: Getty)Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has revealed how Unai Emery differs from former manager Arsene Wenger.Legendary Frenchman Wenger spent over two decades at Arsenal, winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, before leaving the club last season.His successor, former PSG boss Emery, has largely impressed at the Emirates, with his Arsenal team currently fourth in the Premier League and through to the Europa League semi-finals.And Lacazette, who has scored 16 goals in all competitions this term, said: ‘There’s a lot of difference [between Emery and Wenger].ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘We work tactically more, we do more video as well, how the coach speaks is different than Wenger.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It’s different. It’s hard to always compare the coaches because they have their own technique to manage the team.‘I think we are better every month, better and better, we are improving.‘It was one of the targets of the coach to concede less goals, even if this season we concede many goals, away as well he wanted us to keep a clean sheet. Unai Emery speaks after Arsenal qualify for Europa League semi-finalTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 11:35FullscreenUnai Emery speaks after Arsenal qualify for Europa League semi-final is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.The injury setback means Ramsey, who is set to join Juventus at the end of the season, could have played his last game for the Gunners.Arsenal face London rivals Crystal Palace at home on Sunday.The Eagles are currently 13th in the Premier League table, eight points clear of the relegation zone with four games remaining.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movescenter_img Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 20 Apr 2019 11:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link218Shares Alexandre Lacazette has scored 16 goals in all competitions this term (Picture: AFP)‘We did it and he wants us to do it again. Everything is in our hands now.‘If we win every game we go to Champions League – we want to go Champions League so we have to do our best all the games to go there.’Arsenal beat Napoli on Thursday to continue their Europa League run, but the victory came at a cost as Aaron Ramsey suffered a muscular injury.‘I don’t know how long it will take him out of the team, but maybe two or three weeks,’ said Emery.last_img read more

Sustainability – don’t stand still

first_imgThe Grocer may use your contact data to keep you informed of its products and services by email. You can withdraw your marketing consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in such email or by sending an email to . More information on our processing can be found in our Privacy Notice . By submitting this form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Privacy Notice .,Source  ••• Company: Sun Branding Solutions Format: PDFLength: 34 pagesType: White Papercenter_img Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.Brand, innovation and packaging design experts Sun Branding Solutions’ latest whitepaper highlights how you can educate consumers and what you as brands can do to make a difference. Featuring industry insight and opinions from Sun Branding experts as well as inspiring examples, it will provide an informative and educational perspective which will encourage you to change your world and act now.Download this free white paper to find out nowlast_img read more

James Street renovator set to fire up inner city investors

first_imgThe classic Aussie backyard of yesteryear.It was listed as being “perfect to live in now and offers the new owners the opportunity to add further value later”.Less than 2km from the CBD, and a short stroll from New Farm Park, Gasworks, the River Walk, Brisbane Power House, and James Street’s restaurant and entertainment precinct, it’s surprising no one snatched the property up before auction. 178 James Street, New Farm Qld 4005AN inner-city deceased estate in smoking hot James St is set to fire up investors when it goes under the hammer this weekend.The three bedroom, one bathroom house, which sits on a level 405sq m block, was being marketed as one with “loads of potential” by agent Simone Weigall of Place New Farm.From the rotary clothesline in the backyard, to a groovy old bathroom inside, 178 James Street seems to have been stuck in a time warp – perfect for those looking for an aged property to fix up in one of Brisbane’s most popular million-dollar median suburbs. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoThe eat-in kitchen. Room enough for an extension and a pool. 178 James Street, New Farm Qld 4005 Retro bathroom fixtures. A chair lift?According to, New Farm was “home to Italian migrants after the Second World War, and a rougher, grungier crowd in the 1980s”. In the last 20 years, a major gentrification had taken place though, with the median house price now sitting at $1.345m and median rent at $755 a week.The home goes to auction at 10am (Saturday November 25) on site. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS IN YOUR INBOXlast_img read more

AREC 2019: Steve Koeber on finding the key to success

first_imgAREC is being held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 2 and 3.Mr Koeber grew up in Canberra, spent years in the Navy then moved to New Zealand and started working in real estate. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“In the early days I had no idea what I was doing, so a hot tip – don’t be afraid to fail,” he said. As a young agent Mr Koeber wanted to look successful so he got a personalised number plate reading “6SFL1”. His business has skyrocketed thanks to their ‘love your area’ brand — something he said all agents should do and all buyers and sellers should look for in an agent. Mr Koeber finished his AREC 2019 presentation with his favourite saying: “when you wrestle with a pig, you both get dirty and the pig enjoys it.” “Did the number plate work? No. I didn’t feel successful but I certainly wanted to look successful, some people say I looked like a w**ker,” he said. MORE NEWS: How to survive in a tough property marketMORE NEWS: The life lesson learnt from escaping a bomb blast Despite the challenges he knew he was on the right career path as it was “a career that rewarded effort.” The Ray White Remuera Auckland agent was diagnosed with arthritis at 28 years old, went through a marriage breakdown and then found new love, but through his journey he found the key to success was happiness. “(In the beginning) I got so stuck in that I forgot what happiness felt like … not once did I ask myself ‘was I really happy’,” he said. “Stupidly, I thought happiness would come after success.“Here’s a hot tip — get happy first.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 Ray White New Zealand agent Steve Koeber spoke about happiness and success at AREC 2019. Picture: McGrathIT was a statement said to a room full of more than 3000 real estate experts that can be applied to everyone: find happiness first, success will come. New Zealand agent Steve Koeber is no stranger to success, last year he not only tripled his business but tripled the amount of money in his bank account. But that success only came once he found his happiness. last_img read more

Bulldogs Repeat As Ripley County Basketball Tourney Champs

first_imgArea Basketball ScoresSaturday  (1-6)Boys ScoresRipley County TourneyConsolation GameMilan  72     South Ripley  48Championship GameBatesville  58     Jac-Cen-Del  33All Tourney TeamDillion McQueen – South RipleyAvery Halcomb – South RipleyZac Minnich – MilanAustin King – MilanBrandon Baber – Jac-Cen-DelConner Hubbard – Jac-Cen-DelColt Meyer – BatesvilleAustin Siefert – BatesvilleRobert Raver – BatesvilleMVP:  Isaac Barker – BatesvilleRivertown ClassicConsolation GameSwitz. County  78     Rising Sun  64Championship GameLawrenceburg  54     South Dearborn  45Indiana/Kentucky ChallengeOldham County  70     Oldenburg  38Bullit East  65     Rushville  51Union County  57     Franklin County  52Shelbyville  60     Greensburg  57South Decatur  69     Medora  34Providence  53     Shawe Memorial  32New Palestine  81     Hauser  47New Castle  48     Connersville  37Edinburgh  56     West Washington  52Columbus North  75     Jennings County  31Charlestown  49     Madison  41Shelby County TourneyChampionship GameMorristown  65     SW Shelby  45Girls ScoresEast Central  38     Rushville  32Oldenburg  53     Seton Catholic  28Jennings County  46     Austin  31West Washington  67     Edinburgh  49Shelby County TourneyChampionship GameTriton Central  52     Waldron  24last_img read more

51 IMCA Modifieds at Willamette but rain is Wednesday Wild West Shoot Out winner

first_imgBy Ben DeatherageLEBANON, Ore. (June 15) – Fifty-one Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds packed the pits for round five of the Wild West Shoot Out but rain was the Wednesday night winner at Willamette Speedway.Teams made the trip to Lebanon from the states of Oregon, Washington, California, North Da­kota, Montana, Colorado, and North Carolina as well as the Canadian province of British Colum­bia.During the support class main event, a heavy rain began to fall and brought an early halt to that race.  Unfortunately, the race was not able to be resumed and the IMCA Modified feature was not able to be held.It is the first time that a Wild West Shoot Out race has fallen victim to weather since 2013 at Cot­tage Grove Speedway.The entire preliminary program was able to be completed with Mark Carrell, Brad Martin and Ryan Gaylord the winners of the three “B” mains.Sunset Speedway Park in Banks is the next stop on the tour. The bullring will host an apprecia­tion party, presented by FinishLine Graphics, on Thursday night while the ¼-mile will be racing on Fri­day June 17. Ken Schrader will be making a special appearance and race at SSP just this night during the Shoot Out.Tickets for the race on Friday are adults $13, seniors, military and juniors ages 13-17 each $10, youths ages 6-12 are $5 and children five and under are free. A family pack (two adults and up to four youths) will be $35 and premium seating is $25.Pit gates open at 2 p.m., the front gates open at 4 p.m. and racing starts at approximately 6:30 p.m.last_img read more

EC FFA Competes in District Contest

first_imgPicture (from left to right):Third row: Matt Badinghaus, Travis Foote, Joseph Miller, Jacob Kuhn, Heath Doll, Evan Kuhn, Bradley Kolb, Brady HornbergerSecond row: Dallas Keith, Amelia Hartman, Madison McAdams, Maria Hartman, Kayla Miles, Emma Gutfreund, Mary Brewington, Madison Shumate, Erica Kathman, Bailey GrunkemeyerFront row: David Massingale, John Kathman, Jacob Miller, Chloe Webb, Arien King, Maddie Dawson, Rachel Kraus, Kylee StarostHanover, In. — Recently, members from the East Central FFA Chapter traveled to Southwestern Hanover High School to compete in the District 12 FFA Leadership Contests.Contests varied from several categories of demonstrations, multiple public speaking events, quiz bowl, and reciting the FFA creed.  Members were evaluated and scored by several judges while they competed in their event. The EC FFA proudly brought home two 1st place winners, seven 2nd place winners, and three 3rd place winners.Members who placed first will advance onto the state competition in June at Purdue University during the Indiana FFA State Convention.last_img read more

Kerry’s slump continues

first_imgKerry slumped to a third straight National Football League defeat, going down to Kildare by 2-8 to 0-12 at Newbridge. All-Ireland champions Donegal lost out to Ulster neighbours Tyrone at Omagh by 1-13 to 0-12 in a dress rehearsal for the championship tie between the counties. Tyrone, who now share top spot in the Division One table with Dublin and Kildare, had rookie goalkeeper Niall Morgan to thank for their four points success. Morgan converted two long range frees, and saved a penalty from Michael Murphy, who was sent off on a second booking just before half-time. Tyrone led by 0-6 to 0-4 at the break, and Stephen O’Neill hit a 40th minute goal. Colm McFadden finished with five points from frees, but the All-Ireland champions lost Neil Gallagher to a second yellow card late on. Former Cavan attacker Seanie Johnston helped himself to a goal and three points in the first half as the Lilywhites built up a 1-5 to 0-5 interval lead. Veteran Johnny Doyle added a second goal for the home side in the second half, and while James O’Donoghue kept the Kingdom in touch from frees, they fell short by two points, having wasted numerous scoring opportunities. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Martin O’Neill urges Republic of Ireland to make the most of play-off chance

first_img Press Association The Republic will head into Friday night’s play-off first leg against Bosnia-Herzegovina in Zenica with injury and suspension threatening to derail O’Neill’s best-laid plans. However, the Ireland boss has ordered his troops, who beat world champions Germany last month to keep their qualification hopes alive, to make sure they are still in the tie when they return to Dublin for Monday’s night’s second leg amid public pessimism surrounding his selection headache. O’Neill said: “I don’t think the players will be swayed by that. They will feel after Germany that they are capable of getting a result. “Make no mistake about it, the games will be difficult, but you wouldn’t be expecting any sort of walk-over in play-off games. Martin O’Neill has urged the Republic of Ireland not to throw away the chance to book their place at the Euro 2016 finals. center_img Just who will be available for the first leg remains to be seen with Jonathan Walters and John O’Shea ruled out by suspension – the Sunderland man is also battling a hamstring problem – and Shay Given through injury. As well as O’Shea, O’Neill is awaiting news on Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot, who played for his club at the weekend having nursed a thigh problem all week, and striker Shane Long, who has not kicked a ball since damaging his foot in Poland last month. The manager said: “Shane has seen a specialist today, I think he got an injection and he hasn’t ruled himself out yet at this moment. Naturally, he hasn’t done that much work since he came off against Poland. “That again might be one where the the next couple of days would tell us just about everything, but it would be great if he felt after the injection that his foot was fine and he was raring to go. “[O’Shea is] not feeling too bad, but we’ll see. I think he thought the Sunderland game at the weekend might have come a wee bit too early, but there are a few extra days and we’ll see how he is by Wednesday.” However, O’Neill admitted he was slightly perplexed by Elliot’s situation after his starring role in the Magpies’ 1-0 Barclays Premier League win at Bournemouth. He said: “I find this one a wee bit strange when Rob actually played the game and was Man of the Match. He is being assessed by a specialist again today (Monday) and we will get an update with him either later on this evening or maybe tomorrow morning.” “We have to stay overnight because we can’t get back here to Dublin on the Friday, so we stay on Saturday, get back and get ourselves prepared for the second game. “But there’s no point in preparing for the second game if you haven’t done the preparation for the first one. “The momentum swinging towards them [Bosnia] doesn’t bother me, it genuinely doesn’t bother me. We have got ourselves into this position and we don’t want to throw it away lightly.” Ireland secured their place in the shoot-out by finishing third in Group D behind the Germans and Poland, edging out Scotland in the process, and O’Neill freely admits he would have taken that outcome back in September last year as he set out on the campaign. He said: “We have earned the right to be there, particularly with our results against the world champions, and we have accumulated the points. We are pleased to be here. “I think if you had mentioned to me a way back when the group was first introduced that we would have a home and away match in the play-offs to try to qualify regardless of who was available for us at the time, I probably would have taken that.” last_img read more