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Campus community outraged after insensitive Facebook posts from a Georgia Southern employee go viral

Andy Cole

June 22, 2020

STATESBORO — After insensitive posts by a Georgia Southern staff member went viral, GS officials condemn “hate and bigotry.”Denise Allen, an assistant manager at Lakeside Dining Commons, has shared or penned nearly 20 racially ...

City of Statesboro establishes Juneteenth as paid city holiday

Celeste Chapman

June 22, 2020

STATESBORO —  After a city council meeting on June 17, a unanimous vote designated “Juneteenth Independence Day” as a paid holiday for city employees. “Juneteenth Independence Day celebrates one of the greatest moments in Am...

Georgia Southern president holds reopening Q&A

Olivia Craft

June 19, 2020

STATESBORO-- Georgia Southern’s President held a virtual meeting to address concerns for the reopening of the campus for the upcoming fall semester.President Kyle Marrero said, “It isn’t business as usual in any way, sh...

What is Georgia Southern doing to combat recent racist incidents?

Andy Cole

June 18, 2020

STATESBORO — In the last two weeks, two separate instances of Georgia Southern students in blackface have left some in the campus community to wonder, “What are GS officials doing to combat these incidents?"Ansley Moody and L...

Marrero, Lunsford and more speak out against death of George Floyd

Andy Cole

June 1, 2020

Editor’s Note: This article contains quotes from tweets. They were dictated directly from Twitter. The use of all caps and exclamation marks were added by the tweet’s author, not The George-Anne.STATESORO — Following the ...

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