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Is social distancing working on campus?

Is social distancing working on campus?

Celeste Chapman, Correspondent August 31, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern has welcomed students back on campus for almost three weeks now. Masks, social distancing and limiting groups to 10 or less students are the laws of the land now, along...

On-campus tours return to Southern

On-campus tours return to Southern

Davis Cobb, Correspondent August 31, 2020

STATESBORO — After nearly half a year, Georgia Southern's on-campus tours have begun once again, resuming last week on August 24. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the office of admissions was...

Georgia Southern reports 508 positive COVID-19 cases during second week

Georgia Southern reports 508 positive COVID-19 cases during second week

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief August 31, 2020

STATESBORO — In what was anticipated to be a higher number than week one, Georgia Southern reported 129 confirmed and 379 self-reported positive COVID-19 cases during the second week back. "As an...

Dingus MaGee's temporarily closes citing COVID-19 concerns

Dingus MaGee’s temporarily closes citing COVID-19 concerns

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2020

STATESBORO — In a post to their Instagram, Dingus MaGee’s announced they’ll be temporarily closed effective immediately. “Due to the ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Dingus will...

Georgia Southern suspends football practice following positive COVID-19 tests

Georgia Southern suspends football practice following positive COVID-19 tests

Fernanda Camacho Hauser, Correspondent August 28, 2020

Georgia Southern Athletics has temporarily suspended football practice after some players tested positive for COVID-19. “All proper procedures and protocols are being followed, including the quarantining...

We asked, you responded - first week back results

We asked, you responded – first week back results

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print August 28, 2020

STATESBORO —During Georgia Southern’s first week back to school, The George-Anne created an open form that allowed students, faculty and staff to share their experiences anonymously with one another. We...

We asked, you responded - First week back

We asked, you responded – First week back

Mitch Smith, Print Managing Editor August 27, 2020

STATESBORO —During Georgia Southern’s first week back to school, The George-Anne created an open form that allowed students, faculty and staff to share their experiences anonymously with one another.  We...

The Blue Room to temporarily close effective immediately

The Blue Room to temporarily close effective immediately

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2020

STATESBORO — Following our reporting on the White House coronavirus task force’s state report, penned on Sunday, The Blue Room has chosen to temporarily close effective immediately.  “We have...

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How bad is the mold problem in on-campus dorms?

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2020

STATESBORO —  Four former on-campus residents say the mold problem in their apartment forced them into temporary housing for 91 days. Our investigation found dozens of mold remediation cases and nearly...

White House names Statesboro, Bulloch as ‘red zone’ and releases recommendations for university COVID-19 testing

White House names Statesboro, Bulloch as ‘red zone’ and releases recommendations for university COVID-19 testing

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2020

STATESBORO — President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force penned the latest Georgia state report Sunday. The document, obtained first by WABE News and the Center for Public Integrity, identified...

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...

Album Review: Taylor Swift's

Album Review: Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

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...

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