Colleges plan fall opening, but campuses won’t look the same

Growing numbers of U.S. colleges are pledging to reopen this fall, with dramatic changes to campus life to keep the coronavirus at bay. Big lectures will be a thing of the past. Dorms will will be nowhere near capacity. Students will face mandatory virus testing. And at some smaller schools, students may be barred from […]

Trinity College has confirmed it’s first positive case of COVID-19

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A member of the Trinity College community has tested positive for COVID-19, the school said in a statement released Sunday morning. The member of the community has been at “home for a week and became symptomatic after returning home,” according to the release by Martha O’Brien, Director for Trinity College Health […]

Burmeister, who coached UTSA to NCAA tourney, dies at 72

CHICAGO (AP) — Ken Burmeister, a college basketball coach for 21 seasons who took Texas-San Antonio to the NCAA Tournament and later guided Loyola of Chicago, died Tuesday. He was 72. Loyola said Burmeister died following a bout with cancer. Burmeister posted 72 wins at Texas-San Antonio from 1986-90. He led the Roadrunners to their […]

7 Trinity College students self-quarantined off-campus for possible exposure to COVID-19

HARTFORD, Conn (WTNH) — Trinity College announced on Sunday that seven of their students are now in self-quarantine off campus after a possible exposure to COVID-19. The university did not provide details on where the students might have been exposed, but ensured that it did not occur on or near campus. All of the students […]

Funeral delayed: tiaras, white outfits, turquoise face masks

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the time finally came, they laid Joanne Paylor to rest the finest way they could during a pandemic. A church service was out. The viewing had to be socially distanced. Golden chairs for the outdoor memorial service were carefully spaced apart. Still, the spirit of “Mama Joe” – who, at the […]

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