TCU club sports return to play amid pandemic

first_imgTwitter Twitter Open House Episode 14: Delaina Bellows + posts Open House Episode 13: Liliana Ogden Facebook Kai Grady printClub Tennis Package from TCU Student Media on Vimeo.All club sports have returned to campus this semester despite the COVID-19 pandemic.Mary Ellen Milam, the associate director of programs at the University Recreation Center, said the safe return of club sports is essential for many students.“We wanted clubs to be able to be an outlet for people to have some kind of healthy activity but do it within guidelines,” she said. “It’s a way for students to have some normalcy in their college experience.”In addition to typical COVID-19 guidelines like wearing a mask and social distancing, attendance is mandatory, travel is restricted within the metroplex, and competitive events cannot be held on campus.Members of the club tennis team pose for a picture after Sectionals. (Photo courtesy of club tennis)Milam said the players are dedicated to following and enforcing the necessary rules so they can prevent the suspension of play due to the spread of the coronavirus.“We’re going to do this, and we’re going to do this safely because we want to continue to stay active,” said Miliam.Ella Canfield, the club tennis vice president, said tennis practice provides a much-needed break from online classes.“Just sitting in my room all day on Zoom, it’s nice to get outside and move,” said Canfield.All 25 club sports are currently active on campus, in some capacity. No club sport has had to suspend play and quarantine, but the programs have plans in place if need be. Kai Grady Kai Grady SportsClub sportsNewsTCU club sports return to play amid pandemicBy Kai Grady – September 24, 2020 1438 Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Kai Grady Open House Episode 15: Alexis Berrycenter_img Open House: Finale Previous articleFort Worth Zoo re-opens with new protocolsNext articleStudent organizations and SDS find new ways to offer service hours Kai Grady Facebook ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Linkedin Linkedin Kai Grady is an FTDM and Journalism double-major from Arlington, Texas. He currently works at KTCU as a Hip-Hop DJ. After graduating, he hopes to pursue a career in both sports and popular culture writing. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kai Grady World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddItlast_img read more

4 personal finance moves to make before you’re 30

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GoM operators re-man platforms after storm

first_imgOffshore oil and gas companies in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have completed re-boarding offshore platforms and rigs following Tropical Storm Michael.BP’s Na Kika platform in the Gulf of Mexico / Image by BPThe Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said that based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 a.m. CDT Friday, personnel have returned to all of the previously evacuated platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.At one point last week, workers were evacuated from 89 production platforms, leading to a 40 percent drop in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production.As per BSEE’s Friday report, some 15.8 percent of oil production and 8.9 percent of the natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico remained shut-in.“Since the hurricane has passed, facilities are being inspected. Once all standard checks have been completed, production from undamaged facilities will be brought back online immediately,” BSEE said on Friday.British oil giant BP had had four platforms evacuated last week – Atlantis, Mad Dog, Na Kika, and Thunder Horse. The company on Thursday said it had started redeploying offshore personnel.last_img read more