Students give tour of uni house branded ‘a literal nightmare’



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A bizarre University house has been branded ‘a literal nightmare that keeps getting worse’ after the group of student tenants shared a video showing it’s very bizarre features.   

The video, which was shared on TikTok by Yelena Zylko, a student at the University of Sussex in Brighton,  left viewers baffled by its endless list of impractical design features including an unusable storage cupboard and a window that doesn’t open as it’s over the stairs.

But by far prompting the biggest stir was a tiny bathroom that was not even big enough for those sitting on the toilet to shut the door.



a person standing in front of a refrigerator: The clip starts by identifying some design quirks considered passable for student accommodation including a free-standing fridge positioned directly behind the heavy kitchen door (pictured)


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The clip starts by identifying some design quirks considered passable for student accommodation including a free-standing fridge positioned directly behind the heavy kitchen door (pictured)



It also highlighted a sets of lights that have never worked (pictured)


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It also highlighted a sets of lights

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College Students Home For The Holidays, How To Keep Families Safe From COVID-19 : Shots

College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.
College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she knows the reality of this homecoming may be a lot different.

I’ll probably have a mask on and he’ll have a mask on when I hug him,” she says.

Henry plans to take a COVID-19 test a few days before he leaves Iowa State University where he’s a junior, and he’ll self-quarantine until he heads home to Chicago.

The Kretschmers are taking these precautions because some family members have underlying conditions that put them at higher risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID-19. Henry’s father has an auto-immune disease and his 78-year-old grandfather is in hospice care.

Families all across the country are facing a similar dilemma: They want their students home for Thanksgiving, but no one wants the virus to come home with them.

“I want to

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College of DuPage Interior Design Students Earn Top Awards

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Three College of DuPage Interior Design students earned three of four 2020 Student Design Excellence Awards presented by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Chosen from nearly 200 student submissions, Emma New won first place and Wendali Clouser won second place in the commercial design category. Kate Scheck won first place in the residential design category. Pictured above is Scheck’s award-winning residential design.

A panel of independent, distinguished interior design professionals from other ASID Chapters throughout the U.S. reviewed the entries based on design creativity, function, solutions appropriate to the design challenges, scale and proportion, color and composition, lighting, materials and patterns.

Scheck’s educational journey at COD started in 2005. Her first place win is an extremely personal accomplishment after overcoming numerous obstacles, she said.

“I have slowly

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U.K. Students Given Six-Day Window To Get Home For Christmas

Students in the U.K. have been given a six-day window to get home in time for Christmas.

The wholesale evacuation of university campuses between December 3 and 9 will be accompanied by a mass testing program, aiming to ensure returning students do not spread Covid-19 infections around the country.

Students will be given just under a week from the day after the scheduled end of the current lockdown in England – due to expire on December 2 – to return home.

All university teaching for the remainder of the term will shift online by December 9.

Today’s announcement was prompted by the spiralling rate of coronavirus infections among students, and the fear that this could lead to a surge in cases

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Students in England Face Mass Covid Testing Before Going Home

(Bloomberg) — University students will be allowed to return home for Christmas with their families during a “travel window” in early December after the coronavirus lockdown has ended, the U.K. government announced.



a sign on the side of a stone building: A sign advising people to social distance the Great Court at Trinity College, part of the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge.


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A sign advising people to social distance the Great Court at Trinity College, part of the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge.

Ministers are working with universities to set up mass testing on campus so as many students as possible can be tested for Covid-19 before they head home. If a student tests positive, they will need to stay and self-isolate for 10 days.

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Under new government guidance published Wednesday, students will be able to travel home on staggered departure dates set by universities between Dec. 3 and Dec. 9.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long pledged that students can be with their families at Christmas but had come under increasing pressure to

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College of DuPage interior design students earn top awards from American Society of Interior Designers-Illinois Chapter

Three College of DuPage interior design students earned three of four 2020 Student Design Excellence Awards presented by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers.

Chosen from nearly 200 student submissions, Emma New won first place and Wendali Clouser won second place in the commercial design category.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Kate Scheck won first place in the residential design category. Pictured above is Scheck’s award-winning residential design.

A panel of independent, distinguished interior design professionals from other ASID Chapters throughout the U.S. reviewed the entries based on design creativity, function, solutions appropriate to the design challenges, scale and proportion, color and composition, lighting, materials and patterns.

Scheck’s educational journey at COD started in 2005. Her first place win is an extremely personal accomplishment after overcoming numerous obstacles, she said.

“I have slowly made my way through the Interior Design program at COD taking one class a semester because of my

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Will college students bring Covid-19 home for Thanksgiving?

Weston Kerekes plans to eat his Thanksgiving dinner alone in his childhood bedroom in Santa Monica, California.



a woman walking down a sidewalk: During the final week of August, the University of South Carolina reported a 26.6% positivity rate among the student population tested for Covid-19.


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During the final week of August, the University of South Carolina reported a 26.6% positivity rate among the student population tested for Covid-19.

If all goes as planned, the Yale University freshman’s quarantine will have followed a tightly choreographed trip from his New Haven, Connecticut, campus to ensure he doesn’t expose his parents to Covid-19.

“He’ll take a Covid-19 test 72 hours before he leaves campus and then he will wear an N95 (mask) and goggles from the moment he steps into the airport,” said Erika Kerekes, his mother, who has asthma, high blood pressure and diabetes. “On the plane he won’t eat or drink anything or use the bathroom.”



a man standing in front of a building: Weston Kerekes, a freshman at Yale University, is taking Covid-19 safety precautions seriously so he can return to his family in Santa Monica, California. He'll eat Thanksgiving dinner quarantined in his bedroom.


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Weston Kerekes, a freshman at Yale University, is taking Covid-19 safety precautions seriously so he can

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