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Are you eligible for the vaccine?

Are you eligible for the vaccine?

Alejandro DeLaFuente, Correspondent February 25, 2021

Georgia Southern plans to administer vaccines according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s multi-phase rollout plan which details who is eligible for the vaccine and when. Here's a breakdown...

Georgia Southern begins vaccine distribution for those in GPDH phase 1A+

Georgia Southern begins vaccine distribution for those in GPDH phase 1A+

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Thanks to dozens of faculty, staff and student volunteers, 80 members of Georgia Southern's campus community now have their first dose of the Moderna vaccine. "It went really well," says Catherine Gilbert,...

Georgia Southern officials announce 70 positive COVID-19 cases during third week

Georgia Southern officials announce 70 positive COVID-19 cases during third week

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print January 25, 2021

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported a week of increased positive COVID-19 cases, reporting 70 cases during the third week of this spring semester. “the report below indicates a further...

Emergence of COVID-19 vaccine prompts no change to fall immunization requirements

Emergence of COVID-19 vaccine prompts no change to fall immunization requirements

Eden Hodges, Managing Editor January 25, 2021

Georgia Southern plans to administer COVID-19 vaccines as outlined by the Georgia Department of Public Health, making students among the last to be vaccinated, but the university has no plans to require...

GS students promised another financial relief check months into pandemic

GS students promised another financial relief check months into pandemic

Eden Hodges, Managing Editor January 25, 2021

Students will be seeing some federally funded relief grants through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act which will aid the university and its students similarly...

What's to Come with President Joe Biden?

What’s to Come with President Joe Biden?

Celeste Chapman, Managing Editor January 22, 2021

On Wednesday January 20, Joe Biden was elected president of the United States, and Kamala Harris became the first Black and South Asian woman to be elected Vice President of the United States. Some GS...

Students enjoy the rise of in-person classes

Students enjoy the rise of in-person classes

Eden Hodges, Managing Editor January 21, 2021

Despite a rise in COVID-19 cases across the state in the wake of colder months, Georgia Southern students don’t seem to mind the increased foot-traffic on campus as more classes begin to meet face-to-face...

Will You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Will You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Fernanda Camacho Hauser, Correspondent January 21, 2021

With the steady trickle of the Covid-19 vaccinations making their way through each phase, the discussion has turned away from “When is the vaccine coming out?”  to “Would I and the people I know...

Georgia Southern officials report 108 positive COVID-19 cases in the first week

Georgia Southern officials report 108 positive COVID-19 cases in the first week

Eden Hodges, Managing Editor January 19, 2021

Georgia Southern officials reported a decrease in positive COVID-19 cases Monday, reporting 108 cases over the first week. “The report below indicates a reduction of cases from the previous week while...

Georgia Southern officials report 133 positive COVID-19 cases the week before class starts

Georgia Southern officials report 133 positive COVID-19 cases the week before class starts

Eden Hodges, Managing Editor January 14, 2021

Upon entering the spring semester, Georgia Southern officials reported a week of increased positive COVID-19 cases, reporting 133 cases during last week. “The report below shows an increase of positive...

How to stay safe from COVID-19 this spring

How to stay safe from COVID-19 this spring

Fernanda Camacho Hauser, Correspondent January 12, 2021

As COVID-19 cases increase along with the start of a new semester with increased face-to-face instruction, we spoke with a medical educator to discuss tips for staying safe this semester. Amber Schmidtke,...

Despite winter break, the CARES team is still working

Despite winter break, the CARES team is still working

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief December 21, 2020

While some in the campus community may be taking a much needed time off, the Georgia Southern CARES Center will still be operational during the holiday break. It is critical for anyone in the campus...

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