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Mississippi artist draws inspiration from plants, ecology

Sep. 19, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — When Nicole Dikon was in high school in Florida, she thought she wanted to be a marine biologist. That notion changed when she got to community college. “I started taking art classes, and I tried other things, but art is what stuck,” said Dikon,...

Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes

Sep. 15, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that students be vaccinated, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. Approaches on enforcement...