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Colleges take different approaches to tracking COVID-19 as students return to campus

Students returning to their dorms at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have a new tool to help them navigate campus this semester: a COVID-19 dashboard.

Updated weekly, the CV-19 dashboard tracks numerous metrics, including the number of tests conducted, the number of positive cases, school isolation and quarantine capacity and the percentage of courses being taught in-person, remotely or a mix of both.

“Campus leaders wanted to make sure the Carolina community had a resource for monitoring a range of data points,” Leslie Minton, a university spokesperson, said. “The dashboard was created with input from Carolina’s infectious disease and data experts, emergency management services, UNC Health and our local health department.”

As of Aug. 4, when the dashboard was last updated, UNC-Chapel Hill had recorded 175 infections: 139 in students and 36 in university employees.

The decision to reopen campuses, and how widely, has generated national debate.

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The charming fashion blog tracking all your favorite TV outfits

WornOnTV: The charming fashion blog tracking all your favorite TV outfits
WornOnTV: The charming fashion blog tracking all your favorite TV outfits

Once a month at the very least, I get nostalgic for the 2011 dramedy, Hart of Dixie. The show is set in the small fictional town of Bluebell, Alabama, it has a stacked cast led by Rachel Bilson, and it crucially features one of the greatest wardrobes I’ve ever seen on television.

Though I only rewatch Hart of Dixie once every few years, thanks to my favorite fashion blog, WornOnTV.net, Zoe Hart’s stylish shorts and Lemon Breeland’s elaborate dresses are available for me to gaze at in admiration and longing whenever I please.

I’ve been visiting WornOnTV since I was a teenager. And at age 27, the blog remains my go-to resource for finding cute clothes I see on TV, getting some fresh wardrobe inspiration, and revisiting memorable outfits from my favorite off-air shows.

Image: screengrab / wornontv.net

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