The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

Let’s talk about the buses: Are students getting to class on time?

Vanessa Countryman, Correspondent September 17, 2021

Georgia Southern updated their bus routes, taking away the Sweetheart Shuttle and bus stops along Forest Drive and adding a few steps to their commute. “I think they’re too crowded, it’s kind...

Civilian injured after shooting at Kennedy Hall

Civilian injured after shooting at Kennedy Hall

Shay Parker, Correspondent September 17, 2021

One civilian suffered injuries after a road rage incident turned south Wednesday night and shots were fired at Kennedy Hall. The victim, a non-Georgia-Southern student, turned his car onto a road...

Students being waitlisted to buy parking passes

Vanessa Countryman, Correspondent September 16, 2021

With a little over 3000 parking spaces left on the Statesboro campus, Georgia Southern's Parking and transportation started waitlisting students trying to purchase parking permits. Parking lots started...

Turning Point USA shows up with anti-mask mandate signs in happy coincidence with campus protests

Turning Point USA shows up with anti-mask mandate signs in ‘happy coincidence’ with campus protests

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

Both protesting professors and Turning Point USA gathered at campus Wednesday, one advocating for a campus-wide mask mandate, the other for choice. “We didn’t even realize that they were going...

Students enjoying getting social without the distance

September 15, 2021

The Delta variant rampages through the state, but students aren’t too upset with the lack of COVID-19 restrictions. “To me, this year has definitely been an adjustment from last year, and even...

Protests for mask mandate continue

Protests for mask mandate continue

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

Professors returned to campus for day two of protests Tuesday, calling for the University System of Georgia to bring a mask mandate back to classrooms. “As cases right before school started increasing,...

GS officials announce 72 cases following fifth week

September 13, 2021

Georgia Southern saw a decrease in COVID-19 cases for the third week in a row, announcing Monday 72 positive COVID-19 cases in the fifth week. This is the first time that cases have been under...

GS professor Rebecca Kennerly calls for more robust COVID-19 protocols on campus. GS chapter of the AAUP began their first day of protests for mask mandates at the Russell Union Rotunda on September 13, 2021.

Professors demand mask mandate in first campus protest

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent September 13, 2021

Roughly 20 members of Georgia Southern’s faculty attended the first of a five day protest asking for a mask mandate on campus Monday morning. “We call on the Board of Regents to immediately implement...

How are professors handling COVID-19?

How are professors handling COVID-19?

Briyanna Thompson, Correspondent September 13, 2021

Spikes in COVID-19 cases at the semester’s start emptied seats in classrooms and forced some classes online as professors and students alike got sick. “My family and friends they've all said, the...

Professors plan 5-day protest calling for mask mandate

Professors plan 5-day protest calling for mask mandate

Chase Amoroso, Eden Hodges, The George-Anne staff September 10, 2021

Demanding a mask mandate or more robust COVID-19 protocols, Georgia Southern’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) planned protests all week starting Monday. “We...

Burning Swamp giving students the chance to ‘speak their words’

Morgan Bridges, Correspondent September 10, 2021

Over 50 students gathered on a Zoom meeting Tuesday for the semester’s very first Burning Swamp, an open mic night for students, faculty and alumni alike to come together for their love of creative...

COVID-19 takes toll on students mental health

COVID-19 takes toll on students’ mental health

Justin Hall, Correspondent September 9, 2021

COVID-19 has affected the world physically, emotionally or psychologically, taking its toll on many of the students right here at Georgia Southern watching their friends and family get sick. “The...

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