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At least 3 dozen states have reported coronavirus cases on college campuses

Classes have not even started at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, but there are growing concerns over the students’ disregard of coronavirus safety protocols. Over the weekend, campus police busted a large party at an off-campus apartment rented by Holy Cross students, eliciting growing concerns that such gatherings could turn into coronavirus super-spreader events.



a close up of a sign: Signs at University of Colorado Boulder provide incoming freshman moving into campus with physical distancing guidelines due to the Coronavirus pandemic on Aug. 18, 2020 in Boulder, Colo.


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Signs at University of Colorado Boulder provide incoming freshman moving into campus with physical distancing guidelines due to the Coronavirus pandemic on Aug. 18, 2020 in Boulder, Colo.

“Not only did the number of people in attendance exceed the state limit on the number of people at a gathering, but attendees were not wearing masks or adhering to physical distancing guidelines,” said college administrators in a letter to the community, calling the behavior “highly irresponsible.”

According to the school, the party has led to a potential cluster of

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Jamie Lynn Spears defended Britney Spears on Instagram ahead of her reported conservatorship hearing

Britney and Jamie Lynn Spears
Britney and Jamie Lynn Spears

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  • Jamie Lynn Spears is using her social media platform to stand up for her older sister, Britney Spears. 

  • On Tuesday, the singer shared a tweet from Halsey that condemned the deluge of Twitter jokes about mental illness, adding her own message about “respect[ing] the privacy” of those struggling.

  • One critic commented on the post, challenging Spears to address her own sister’s mental health, which has been the subject of speculation and conspiracy theories ahead of a hearing over her controversial conservatorship July 22.

  • The 29-year-old immediately shot back, writing that outsiders have ‘no right’ to make assumptions about her sister’s health and she has no plans to share anyone else’s health information with the public. 

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Jamie Lynn Spears is using her social media platform to elevate fellow celebrities’ messages about mental health — and to

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Demi Lovato and Heather Morris Ask Fans to Pray as Naya Rivera Is Reported Missing After Boat Ride

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Naya Rivera’s friends and loved ones are asking fans to pray amid news that she was reported missing following a boat ride with her son, Josey, on Wednesday, July 8. Demi Lovato, who appeared alongside Naya on Glee, shared a photo of a lit candle to Instagram Stories and wrote, “Please pray for @NayaRivera to be found safe and sound.”

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Photo credit: Instagram

Glee actress Heather Morris also posted to Instagram Stories, writing, “We need all the prayers we can get to bring our Naya back home to us. We need your love and light,” while star Harry Shum Jr. tweeted, “Praying.”

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Photo credit: Instagram

Additional friends and costars of Naya’s—including Victoria Justice—also tweeted that they were praying for her safe return:

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