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In Fort Collins, Colorado State University has been running a robust wastewater testing program since the start of the fall semester. Researchers regularly collect samples from 17 sites across campus, including the Westfall Hall dormitory. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus

Wastewater offers an ideal testing opportunity for colleges: People often poop where they live; colleges know who lives in each dorm; and testing wastewater is a cheaper way to monitor virus spread.

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I Do Exist T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars
Getting Worse T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars

Indiana University's board of trustees voted earlier this month to strip David Starr Jordan's name from a building. Jordan was the university's seventh president and a leader of the eugenics movement. Lauren Bavis/WFYI hide caption

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Universities Rethink Building Names In The Wake Of Racial Justice Protests

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1Climb That Mountain Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams
IV Sufjan Stevens & Timo Andres
Invisible Hand Ramtin Arablouei
Jupiter FM-84

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Robocalls, Rumors And Emails: Last-Minute Election Disinformation Floods Voters

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President Trump has paid far more attention to Catholics this year than he did in 2016. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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For Trump, Conservative Catholics Are The New Evangelicals

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Come Fly With Me Monty Alexander
Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words) Monty Alexander

In Fort Collins, Colorado State University has been running a robust wastewater testing program since the start of the fall semester. Researchers regularly collect samples from 17 sites across campus, including the Westfall Hall dormitory. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus

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