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Where are college students’ COVID-19 positive cases reported to?

Where are college students’ COVID-19 positive cases reported to?

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2020

STATESBORO — As COVID-19 rates continue to rise in Georgia and college communities around the state, questions are swirling on where students’ COVID-19 positive cases are reported to—Bulloch county or the student’s home county.  When a COVID-19 test is ordered, the results of the test are ret...

Album Review: Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

Album Review: Taylor Swift's

Noelle Walker, Miscellany Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2020

  On July 24, 2020, Taylor Swift surprised fans everywhere with the release of her brand new album titled “folklore.” She released the news on an Instagram post, saying “Most of the things I had planned this summer didn’t end up happening, but there is something I hadn’t planned ...

Georgia Southern now releasing COVID-19 numbers to public

Georgia Southern now releasing COVID-19 numbers to public

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2020

STATESBORO — After pleas from campus community members, Georgia Southern officials began releasing self reported and university confirmed COVID-19 numbers to the public on Monday.  The numbers, broken up by student or employee, campus location and day can be found on GS’ website here. ...

Face coverings now required in Statesboro public spaces

Face coverings now required in Statesboro public spaces

Abby Fuller, Managing Editor for Daily Coverage

August 19, 2020

STATESBORO — Mayor Jonathan McCollar issued a city-wide face covering mandate Tuesday evening, effective immediately. This mandate follows an executive order signed by Governor Brian Kemp on Saturday that extends existing COVID-19 restrictions in Georgia and gives cities and counties the ability...

What could cause a “toggle” to partially or fully online learning?

What could cause a

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print

August 18, 2020

STATESBORO — Without COVID-19 fully under control students and staff might begin to wonder what could cause another “toggle”.  The George-Anne’s Andy Cole interviewed President Kyle Marrero where the toggle was further discussed and more which can be found here. https://thegeorgeanne.com/...

What about masks?

What about masks?

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print

August 18, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern students are able to return to campus, but things are different.  As this fall semester starts off you might notice everyone wearing masks around campus, and in case you are wondering, yes, masks are required. The reason for this is to help prevent the spread of COV...

OPINION: Eagles do right?

OPINION: Eagles do right?

Celeste Chapman, Reporter

August 17, 2020

As a Armstrong campus transplant student, this moving in experience was already new for me, especially with the added safety measures. Arriving on Wednesday for Operation Move In was surprisingly easy. I wanted to come as early as possible to hopefully avoid crowds because of the pandemic. Thankfully,...

Robots are now roaming the Statesboro campus

Robots are now roaming the Statesboro campus

Arria McGinty, Reporter

August 15, 2020

Starting August 10, with the help of Starship Technologies and through the efforts of Information Technology Services (ITS), Auxiliary Services, and Eagle Dining Services, Georgia Southern's Statesboro campus will see new companions around campus: small six-wheeled robots for food delivery. These...

Marrero talks back-to-school in an exclusive interview

Marrero talks back-to-school in an exclusive interview

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2020

STATESBORO — Mask-clad and socially distant, Georgia Southern President Kyle Marrero spoke exclusively with The George-Anne six days before the start of the fall semester amidst a worldwide pandemic.  “I’m always going to be optimistic,” said Marrero. “I’m also very grounded in the reality of ...

Timothy Alan Pearson | June 13, 1957 – July 28, 2020

Timothy Alan Pearson | June 13, 1957 - July 28, 2020

Andy Cole, Managing Editor for News Coverage

August 7, 2020

STATESBORO — On July 28, Timothy Pearson, Ph.D, died from complications of COVID-19, according to his obituary. At the time of his death, Pearson was the director of the school of accountancy and professor of accounting. “He was an expert in forensic accounting and served as editor for multiple academ...

COVID-19 Update: August 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update: August 6, 2020

Fernanda Camacho-Hauser, Reporter

August 7, 2020

While COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, some counties in Southeast Georgia single day lowest day to day covid increases in a few weeks.

Athletes return to Georgia Southern

Athletes return to Georgia Southern

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print

July 24, 2020

Georgia Southern has several sports back on campus conducting voluntary workouts. The sports that have returned so far include football, men's basketball, volleyball, and women's soccer. 150 Student athletes have returned voluntarily but more will continue to phase in as the sports seasons become c...

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