Syracuse University switching to online learning starting Thursday

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse University is switching to all online learning starting on Thursday, Nov. 12.

The university said this might make students accelerate their plans to leave campus. They plan to help students who choose to leave early so they can do so as safely as possible.

This will include pre-departure testing.

Starting on Thursday, there will be no in-person classes for the rest of the semester.

All

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Outdoor economy conference focuses on widening the base

Due to the pandemic, this year’s conference was held virtually, with four-hour sessions offered each Thursday during the month of October. Each of the five sessions had a different theme, but through all the speakers and panels presented over the course of the month, two overarching ideas emerged: encouraging diversity and new users in the outdoors will be key to growing the industry, and partnerships are vital to success within

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Black engineers revolutionize take out amidst COVID-19

Lavii, Inc is simplifying everyday experiences through functional and solution based technology amid COVID-19

The second wave of COVID-19 cases is compounding the already dire financial forecast for the hospitality industry.

While some bars and restaurants were benefiting from warmer summer weather by serving patrons outdoors or takeout orders from passersby, the cooler temperatures are impacting owners who can no longer stay afloat amidst this novel coronavirus outbreak. Forced to

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Still time to vote: Bright Nights in Springfield part of nationwide poll for best holiday lighting display

SPRINGFIELD — For the second consecutive year, the Bright Nights holiday lighting display at Forest Park has been nominated by USA Today as one of the best holiday lighting displays in the United States, with area residents and fans everywhere encouraged to cast their votes online.

USA Today narrowed hundreds of public holiday lighting displays down to 20 on the list that will be considered by readers.

Last year, Bright

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Planning to ski or snowboard at Bogus Basin this winter? Buy your lift tickets in advance

Due to the pandemic, the mountain recreation area is limiting the number of lift tickets sold each day.

BOISE, Idaho — Bogus Basin is preparing for a ski season in high demand while operating at a shrunken capacity. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mountain recreation area will operate at a maximum capacity of 60%. On peak days, season pass holders will have priority on the mountain. For those looking

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Students and administrators reflect on making it through an unconventional semester

A look into Butler’s COVID-19 record throughout the fall semester. Photo by Josa Kerns.

KATIE DEAN | STAFF REPORTER | [email protected]

Nov. 6 marked the 9th week of in-person classes at Butler. After a semester of hybrid and in-person classes, canceled sporting events and lots of mask-wearing, there is much to reflect on. 

Throughout the 11 weeks students have been on campus, new positive cases have averaged under 20 each

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10 Things That Make No Sense About Dean and Sam’s Relationship

The core relationship in Supernatural is Dean and Sam, the Winchester brothers. While these two consider others like family, it’s clear that the two share a profound bond that they share with no other character in the show. The two would die for each other and have, many times. Their connection runs deep, as they grew up in a challenging childhood full of monsters and a loving but largely absent

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Market Insight: What’s Behind Monday’s Huge Rally Market Insight: What’s Behind Monday’s Huge Rally

On Monday, the Dow and the S&P 500 soared to new all-time highs on massive volume, while the NASDAQ stayed relatively flat and was down today.

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But like the old saying goes, all that glitters is not gold. So, let’s take a look at what’s really going on, and then I’ll explain what smart investors should do now.

At first glance, this rally looks great. But

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Gov. Jared Polis. Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Joe Neguse discuss road money under Biden | Colorado Politics

Gov. Jared Polis and a cadre of lawmakers on Tuesday morning talked about the flow of traffic and money in northern Colorado, as the region hopes to keep the long-needed improvements for Interstate 25 on track.

“Northern Colorado is a driver in our state’s economy,” Polis told the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance’s annual Issues Summit, held online this year.

The issues included: energy jobs, environmental activists, wildfires and traffic jams

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