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Georgia Southern announces 12 positive COVID-19 cases during seventh week

Georgia Southern announces 12 positive COVID-19 cases during seventh week

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced another week of decline, reporting 12 cases during the seventh week of school. "The report below reflects a fifth consecutive week of decline in confirmed and self-reported cases, and again, no single day last week registering more than five positive...

Game Preview: Eagles head back to Louisiana to take on Louisiana-Monroe

Game Preview: Eagles head back to Louisiana to take on Louisiana-Monroe

DJ Cadden, Sports Correspondent

October 2, 2020

STATESBORO — In a COVID-19 environment that created turmoil for nearly every college football team, Georgia Southern and Louisiana-Monroe have been two of the most impacted teams in the nation. This Saturday, those two teams will finally face off. For the Warhawks, this past offseason was anything but normal in...

Georgia Southern reports only 19 positive COVID-19 cases during sixth week

Georgia Southern reports only 19 positive COVID-19 cases during sixth week

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced another week of decline, reporting only 19 cases during the sixth week of school. "The report below reflects a fourth consecutive week of decline in confirmed and self-reported cases, with no single day last week registering more than five positive...

39 days until the election, students share their thoughts on Tuesday’s presidential debate

39 days until the election, students share their thoughts on Tuesday's presidential debate

Eden Hodges, Election 2020 Correspondent

September 25, 2020

STATESBORO — Tuesday night, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe Biden will face-off in the first presidential debate of 2020 moderated by FOX News' Chris Wallace. “I think it’s going to be a yelling match,” said James Markwell, a student at Georgia Southern. Markwell...

What happened to Student Government?

Note: This photo was taken in November 2017, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Olivia Craft, Enterprise Managing Editor

September 24, 2020

STATESBORO — Over the course of the summer and fall semesters, the student government association (SGA) decided to take some time off to reconstruct their program. We found that while they may be absent now, SGA isn't gone forever. Students like Brianna McElwaney, a freshman, told us she's concerned...

Georgia Southern Theatre goes virtual

Georgia Southern Theatre goes virtual

Davis Cobb, Correspondent

September 23, 2020

STATESBORO — With in-person performances no longer being much of an option, the Georgia Southern theatre program has begun moving its entire process to a virtual format. Auditions, rehearsals and the showings themselves have all been reformatted to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Some rehearsals...

Georgia Southern announces 54 positive COVID-19 cases during fifth week

Georgia Southern announces 54 positive COVID-19 cases during fifth week

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced Monday 54 positive COVID-19 cases on campus marking the third straight week of decline. "The report below shows a third consecutive week of considerable decline in confirmed and self-reported cases after completion of the fifth full week of classes...

Florida Atlantic postpones Saturday’s game, citing COVID-19

Florida Atlantic postpones Saturday’s game, citing COVID-19

DJ Cadden, Sports Correspondent

September 18, 2020

STATESBORO — In a shocking turn of events, Saturday’s game against Florida Atlantic has been postponed due to increased positive COVID-19 tests within the Owl football program.  After the news that up to 11 Owl players tested positive, the initial thought was that the game would go on as plan...

The siblings and the couple: the two sides of COVID-19

The siblings and the couple: the two sides of COVID-19

Celeste Chapman, COVID-19 Correspondent

September 16, 2020

The George-Anne sat down with two different groups of people who have personally experienced coronavirus. To protect their privacy, we are keeping their names and identities anonymous. During these two separate interviews, two different experiences came to light. One group believes that coronavirus...

Campus community voices their concerns with the CARES center

Campus community voices their concerns with the CARES center

Davis Cobb, Correspondent

September 15, 2020

STATESBORO — In a recent Google Form sent by The George-Anne, students and faculty on campus are speaking up on how the university has handled the outbreak and return to classes. A notable portion of responses have voiced their opinions regarding the new CARES center, which was recently created...

The COVID experiences of Georgia Southern

The COVID experiences of Georgia Southern

Celeste Chapman, Correspondent

September 14, 2020

STATESBORO— In a Google Form, The George-Anne asked you to share your experience about COVID-19 with us. Here is what you had to say: “I’ve lost over 10 people in my life.” A student. “It’s terrifying how many of my peers are willing to put their fellow classmates at risk for a night...

Georgia Southern reports 95 cases during fourth week

Georgia Southern reports 95 cases during fourth week

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced Monday 95 positive COVID-19 cases on campus bringing the grand total to 1,037. "The report below shows a second consecutive week of decline in confirmed and self-reported cases after completion of the fourth full week of classes on our campuse...

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