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How to Watch Clemson vs. Wake Forest on TV and Online

A host of top-25 ranked programs are in action on Saturday as the college football season begins in earnest after a somewhat subdued start last week. Clemson, the No.1-ranked team in preseason polls, begins its bid for a fifth consecutive appearance in the College Football Playoff (CFP) with a trip to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to take on Wake Forest in front of ABC cameras in primetime.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the Tigers’ first game of the season.

  • Kickoff time—Wake Forest hosts Clemson at Truist Field at Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 12.
  • TV channel—ABC
  • Live stream—ABC’s digital platforms, SlingTV and fuboTV.
  • Odds—Clemson is a 33-point favorite with DraftKings and is 9/10 to cover the spread, while the over/under line in terms of total points scored is set at 60.
  • Series history
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Physical education in the age of online learning

For students from Meraki High School outside Sacramento, California, staying fit during the coronavirus pandemic has been as easy as playing solitaire.



a group of people playing frisbee in a park: Fitness trainer Myriah Volk (far left) of Sebastopol, California, leads a socially distanced gym class through her PE Express 101 business.


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Fitness trainer Myriah Volk (far left) of Sebastopol, California, leads a socially distanced gym class through her PE Express 101 business.

Since the school shutdown this spring, students have taken part in a modified physical education class with the help of a special deck of cards. Dubbed “Super Fitness Fun Cards,” the deck is comprised of cards with different exercises on each one: push-ups, squats and crunches. There are multiple games students can play with the deck; with most, students can shuffle the cards, take a predetermined number of them, then do the exercises that the cards depict.

The tool is the brainchild of Dan DeJager, physical literacy and wellness advisor at the school in Fair Oaks, California. DeJager is a self-proclaimed “gaming nerd,”

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Faculty of UMD’s largest college threatens to teach online only

DULUTH – Leaders of the University of Minnesota Duluth’s largest college may put all their classes online if administrators don’t meet demands to make the campus better prepared for the pandemic.

“It is difficult to imagine that we will be able to be in person for more than a few weeks with what we know of the current plan,” wrote the department heads of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering in a letter to UMD Chancellor Lendley Black. “We are risking our ability to deliver classes even remotely if we do not achieve these items very quickly.”

The letter, delivered Monday, identifies several “action items” they want the university to implement before classes start Aug. 31, including an on-campus testing site, daily updates on positive cases, notifications if students test positive and clear options for online alternatives for students.

“The incentive for a student to come to class with

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Like spring, Broward’s first day of school held online marred by some technical glitches

The virtual school door had problems opening Wednesday morning in Broward County.

Students were met with login errors, slow connectivity and crashing dashboards during the first day of the new school year, held virtually at public schools across Broward County.

The issues frustrated parents who were hoping their children would have a smoother experience compared to the abrupt online transition in the spring at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Broward County Public Schools told the Miami Herald in an email that the issues some users experienced between 8:30 a.m. and 8:50 a.m. Wednesday were caused by an “unprecedented volume of users accessing our systems simultaneously to return to school.”

Korri Clementson, a mother of two, said her Driftwood Middle sixth grader and Sheridan Park kindergartner had trouble logging in and that neither of their dashboards would load.

“I know working parents are struggling with anxiety just as my husband

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The New Instagram Fonts Reveal a Lot About Your Strategically Curated Online Persona

Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Esquire

Last week was a big week for Instagram. The social media platform released its clunky rip-off of TikTok called Reels, which was immediately met with bad reviews. However, Instagram also made four more fonts available for widespread use in stories. Now, this was news. Considering that the world is trudging through a pandemic, we’re about to enter into the most pivotal election of our time, and there is deep societal unrest, fonts are not the most pressing issue of our day, nor are they life altering. But we’ll take any chance we can to hyper-analyze trivial social media choices.

We all know font choice says a lot about a person. Times New Roman and Calibri are basically rival gangs in undergraduate English classes across the nation, and nothing outs you as uptight and petty quicker than having Century Gothic as your standard email font.

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What will student protests look like when classes are online?

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Editor’s note: Campus protests have become a mainstay in American higher education in recent years. But now that many colleges and universities will be conducting classes online due to COVID-19, the nature of college protests is likely to change. That’s according to Sam Abrams, professor of political science at Sarah Lawrence College; Jonathan Flowers, a visiting assistant philosophy professor at Worcester State University; and April Logan, professor of English literature at Salisbury University, who shared their views in the following Q&A.

How might campus protests be different this fall?

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How to Succeed in Hybrid, Online Medical School Classes

Beginning your first year of medical school is daunting. Beginning your first year of med school in a pandemic, faced with varying degrees of remote learning, is even more daunting.

By and large, medical schools have made significant adjustments to their first-year curriculums to accommodate the specific challenges of social distancing in the classroom. Some schools have opted to go entirely online for first-year students. Others are employing a hybrid model with both online and in-person sessions.

Whether you are coming to med school right out of your undergraduate years with a semester of distance learning under your belt or returning to the classroom after time away, figuring out how to adapt to the demands of med school in an upside-down learning environment is crucial for success this fall. Here are some tips for first-year med students when adjusting to distance learning.

[Read: What a First-Year Medical School Student

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How to Navigate Online College Classes as a Student With Disabilities

As the fall semester begins and students head back to class, many are doing so virtually. Colleges are taking coronavirus prevention precautions, with hundreds opting for fully or partially online classes.

But what does the shift to online classes mean for students with disabilities?

To get a sense of what lies ahead, it may be useful to look back at the spring semester, when campuses closed and classes were suddenly shifted online, forcing students with disabilities to make quick adjustments.

Lessons Learned From the Spring Semester Online

One advantage that college officials have to plan for the fall is the ability to look back on the spring of COVID-19.

“Accommodations that had been approved for (face-to-face) communication were revisited, depending on the disabled students’ needs,” Mary Lee Vance, director of services for students with disabilities at California State University–Sacramento, wrote in an email.

While “not all students experienced a need

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‘Are we ready?’ LAUSD’s first day back to school, online and on Zoom, is anything but normal

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Xavier Reyes, cofounder of Alta Public Schools, shows what a classroom would look like at Academia Moderna, a charter school, when the Huntington Park campus is allowed to reopen. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

New back-to-school shoes, but no recess to run around. Decorative Zoom backgrounds instead of artwork newly stapled on bulletin boards. Freshly waxed floors with no students to scuff them up.

A new school year like no other begins Tuesday in Los Angeles when some 500,000 students are expected to sign on and show up at a distance — and for many, at a disadvantage — devoid of the traditional in-person joy of seeing friends and teachers.

Campuses are deserted except for a skeleton staff, but some 30,000 teachers from 1,400 schools will fire up their computers from home, virtually beckoning children to participate in

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Nursing home cases hit new high; UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online classes

The coronavirus is hitting hard again in nursing homes, with the number of new infections climbing to a weekly high, according to a new report.

Most of the new cases are in Sunbelt states.

Showing again the virus does not discriminate between the old and the young, one of the first major universities to welcome students back on campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is reversing course after outbreaks of the coronavirus and going to online classes only.

The experience at UNC could serve as an early warning sign for other campuses around the country as they contemplate reopening classes.

It’s not just classes that are a problem but socializing, President Donald Trump’s top expert said Monday. Dr. Deborah Birx, on Monday said families and friends holding parties are a big cause of outbreaks.

On the national front, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling back the House to

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