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Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

Rose Parade canceled for first time since World War II

The 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade, held every New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns, parade officials said Wednesday. “While we are extremely disappointed that we are unable to host the parade, we believe that not doing so will prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as protect the…MORE

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

USC will award $4,000 scholarships per semester to students who stay at home

The University of Southern California’s financial aid office announced it will award up to $8,000 in scholarships to students who would normally receive financial aid for housing but decide to stay home this school year. “For most of you, it has been difficult to plan for the year ahead without knowing where you will be…MORE

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

North Carolina city votes to approve reparations for Black residents

In a historic move, the city of Asheville, North Carolina, voted unanimously to approve a reparations resolution for Black residents Tuesday night. Asheville, which is 83% White and 12% Black, formally apologized for the role it played in slavery and implementing racist policies. The resolution, which passed in a 7-0 city council vote, does not…MORE