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Jay Shah | What I learned from taking a break from social media

Photo: Gillian Diebold My mom had always told me to get my head out of my phone and banned it any time we ate as well. I never really understood why and thought maybe it was just a generational gap thing. When I was feeling a little stressed at the end of last semester, I decided to take a break fr

THEDP.COM - 2018-01-18 04:16:10

Coffee Break : Oh happy day

Edwin Hawkins at the 2014 Apollo Theater Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration in New York. (Brad Barket/Invision/AP, via NPR) Edwin Hawkins, the gospel singer behind "Oh Happy Day", passed away this week at the age of 74. "Oh Happy Day" was an international hit in 1969, crossing over to

THECURRENT.ORG - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Cut Them a Break

I see no reason to endlessly foist these demands on developers ["Oakland's Real Estate is Red Hot," December]. I'm fine with affordable housing, but I don't need to see every developer including it. They already pay into the fund for it if they don't include it in a project, anyway. Robert Marrujo I

OAKLANDMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Field Notes : Winter Break Edition

With break having come and gone, syllabus week is the perfect time to reflect. Our little time without school work and obligations gave Bwog the perfect opportunity to have some fun. Here's some of the highlights from Bwog's break! Bwog gets sickHad to go to the ER (not alcohol-related).Got destroye

BWOG - 2018-01-17 03:12:34

Amazing triple for fun semester break in Istanbul

SEA LIFE boasts the largest shark family in Europe along with more than 15,000 other sea creatures. Young students are enthusiastically waiting for the semester that will start on Jan. 22 and run until Feb. 5. Here are three suggestions for children and adults alike, to spend a joyful and educatio

DAILYSABAH.COM - 2018-01-16 23:19:14

Back from break

Minot, N.D. - The MSU Club hockey team gets back to action this weekend when the team hosts UNLV and Arizona State in ACHA action. The Beavers have been on break since December 9th and will meet up with teams currently in the top 25. The Beavers split with UNLV earlier this year and the loss is one


Water Main Break In Bristol

(Bristol, Conn./CBS Connecticut) - A water main break in Bristol has affected a portion of the city today. The Bristol Water Department says that break is located between 360-and-500 Emmett Street. A statement on the department's web site says customers in this area will be impacted as the water ser


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FxWirePro : BTC/USD finds support near 100-DMA , good to go short on break below

BTC/USD plunged to 10162 levels on Tuesday before closing at 11386 levels. It is currently trading at 11432 levels at the time of writing (Bitstamp). On the topside, the pair is likely to face resistance at 11759 (90-EMA) and a break above would target 12238 (2h 20-SMA)/12610 (Cloud bottom). Furthe

ECONOTIMES.COM - 2018-01-17 06:52:03

The Fast Break : Mavs at Nuggets

Final: Nuggets 105, Mavs 102 Box Score | Highlights Behind the Box Score Dennis Smith Jr. recorded his ninth consecutive double-digit scoring game. It's the longest such streak by any Mavs rookie since Marquis Daniels did it 11 straight times late in the 2003-04 season. (Smith's also had stretches o

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-01-17 04:32:43

Snow and cold cause headaches as more water mains break in Jackson

The arrival of snow and icy roads are not the only challenge here in Jackson as an already distressed water system is now facing new ruptured water mains. Public Works officials say most of the old underground pipes are no match for the cold, but they are trying their best to fix the problem. Public

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 01:11:02

Construction done over winter break

Mike Pazdro Construction projects in both the Ryder Center and Arbury Fine Arts Center took place during winter break. Mike Pazdro, the senior project manager of Facilities Planning and Construction, oversaw construction in both facilities that began Dec. 18. Several miscellaneous projects were com


Winter break recaps

Welcome back, Tigers! Here's all you missed in sports while you were away. Men's basketball: 4-2 over winter break The men's basketball team had a busy winter break, with six games and a road trip of over 10,000 miles. The Tigers played games against Cal Poly and Southern California to start the bre


Coffee Break : Ice

A rendering of the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palace, which will be installed in Rice Park in January. The 70-foot-tall structure will be up through Feb. 10, in order to draw Super Bowl visitors. (Courtesy of the St. Paul Winter Carnival) A cold snap is upon us and an ice palace is being p


5 stories you missed during break

During its Dec. 15 meeting, MSU's Board of Trustees commented on ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and addressed survivors of Nassar's abuse. Amid more than a dozen student protesters and survivors of Nassar's abuse, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and each of the trustees offered apolog


Water Main Break In Downtown Bangor

Bangor Water District has shut down water for part of the downtown area after a water main break. The City of Bangor reports the water main broke in the area of 46 Main Street. Bangor Water District has shut down the water for the area of Main Street between Union and Water Streets, while the main i


Leafs , Blues return from midseason break

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs and the St. Louis Blues hope to shake off the rust and recent losses when they return from their midseason vacations Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre. The Blues (26-17-3) lost three in a row before taking a six-day break in the schedule. The Maple Leafs (25-1


Water line break in Martins Ferry

MGN Online MARTINS FERRY, Ohio (WTRF) - The Martins Ferry Water Department is reporting a water line break on Madison Street. Crews are currently working to repair the break, and residents on the south end of Martins Ferry may temporarily lose water service as a result. Once the break is repaired,


Alert : Water Main Break

PARSIPPANY, NJ - WATER MAIN BREAK -Beechwood Rd. and surrounding residences. No water until further notice. Repairs are underway. PARSIPPANY, NJ - WATER MAIN BREAK -Beechwood Rd. and surrounding residences. No water until further notice. Repairs are underway.


Coffee Break : Bowie covers

Bowie performs as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on July 3, 1973. (Express/Getty Images, via NPR) Two years ago today, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, artist and actor David Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home two days after releasing t