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USC’S University Park Campus to host LA city-run COVID-19 vaccination site

A Los Angeles city-run vaccination site will open at the University of Southern California starting Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday, March 4. The University Park campus site is expected to be able to administer thousands of vaccinations per day once it’s fully operational, Garcetti said. “This number will be initially limited due to supply constraints but ready to jump into action and grow as those doses are delivered in the coming weeks,” Garcetti said. He thanked USC President ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, La, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fda, Pfizer, Eric Garcetti, Usc, University Of Southern California, Sean Penn


Hautelinks: TikTok Hair Hacks to Try, Homemade Face Masks, Best Golden Globes Looks, & More

Here's what we're reading on the internet right now.
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Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file paperwork tomorrow for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter say. The company has been talking to underwriters since last year, but tomorrow could mark its first legal step in the process to IPO. The Mountain View-based business, founded in 2012, was last valued at $2.4 billion in the private markets, during a Series F fundraising event in July 2020. B...
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Haruki Murakami Has Created New T-Shirts Featuring Words & Imagery from Norwegian Wood, 1Q84 and More

Haruki Murakami is a novelist, but for some time his name has been no less a global brand than, say, Uniqlo’s. Though both the man and the clothing company happen to have come into existence in Japan in 1949, this comparison goes beyond mere nationality. In their homeland, both Uniqlo and Murakami came into their own in the 1980s, the decade when the former opened its first casual-wear shop and the latter published the name-making A Wild Sheep Chase and the cultural phenomenon that was Norwegia...
Tags: Google, Asia, Books, Fashion, Japan, College, Haruki Murakami, Seoul, Kafka, Uniqlo, The Beach Boys, Honolulu, Facebook Twitter, Murakami, Knopf, Colin Marshall


I Dressed Like Kaia Gerber for a Week and Here’s What Happened

This week, I wanted something comfy and stylish. Naturally, I turned to Kaia Gerber’s style.
Tags: College, Inspiration, Models, Kaia Gerber, Casual Outfits, Model Off-Duty


Who Built the Egyptian Pyramids & How Did They Do It?: New Archeological Evidence Busts Ancient Myths

Although it’s certainly more plausible than hypotheses like ancient aliens or lizard people, the idea that slaves built the Egyptian pyramids is no more true. It derives from creative readings of Old Testament stories and technicolor Cecil B. Demille spectacles, and was a classic whataboutism used by slavery apologists. The notion has “plagued Egyptian scholars for centuries,” writes Eric Betz at Discover. But, he adds emphatically, “Slaves did not build the pyramids.” Who did? The evide...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, College, History, Egypt, Giza, University Of Liverpool, Cecil B DeMille, Facebook Twitter, Shaw, Lehner, Khufu, Charlton Heston, Josh Jones, Jonathan Shaw, Great Pyramid Of Giza


One in five UK schools has set up a food bank in Covid crisis, survey suggests

Exclusive: third of teachers say schools have become key providers of support services for families in povertyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne in five UK schools have set up a food bank since the start of the coronavirus pandemic to support struggling local families, according to a survey that highlights how deeply the Covid crisis has hit living standards for many, especially in deprived areas.A fifth of teachers said their school had launched a food bank, over a ...
Tags: UK, Education, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Social exclusion, Food Banks, Schools, Coronavirus


Rise in food banks in UK schools highlights depth of Covid crisis – survey

Exclusive: third of teachers say schools have become key providers of support services for families in povertyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne in five UK schools has set up a food bank since the start of the coronavirus pandemic to support struggling local families, according to a survey highlights how deeply the Covid crisis has hit living standards for many, especially in deprived areas.A fifth of teachers said their school had launched a food bank, over a third ...
Tags: UK, Education, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Social exclusion, Food Banks, Schools, Coronavirus


The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge: Part 1

Editor’s Note: This month, MIT Open Learning’s Peter B. Kaufman has published The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge, a book that takes a historical look at the powerful forces that have purposely crippled our efforts to share knowledge widely and freely. His new work also maps out what we can do about it. In the coming days, Peter will be making his book available through Open Culture by publishing three short essays along with links to corresponding sections of his book. Today,...
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What an MBA Can Do For Your Career

The current job market is quite competitive with employers looking to hire the best talent. A degree is no longer a guarantee that you will even get an interview call. Some job seekers are returning to school or leveraging online programs to earn an MBA.
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