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

Screenshot from a video showing University Police  sending students away from the RAC field where they were trying to complete Tik Toks Milk Crate Challenge.

Police bust up crate challenge at RAC field

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2021

Over 150 students gathered-round a pyramid of milk crates Thursday testing themselves to walk up and down the stack in a Tik Tok Milk Crate Challenge which got broken up by University Police citing safety...

On August 18, Sarah Carstens is studying for her pharmacology class in Henderson Library.

Freshmen feeling unprepared after senior year online

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 30, 2021

Freshmen started at Georgia Southern face-to-face this month for the first time in two and a half semesters, leaving some with mixed feelings about the semester ahead.  For many college freshmen...

GS offering hourly parking starting at $1

Daniel Stackhouse, Correspondent August 29, 2021

Georgia Southern now offers $1 parking permits where drivers can pay for parking by the hour. AMP Park spaces are located in Lot 21, by Russell Union, and on Sweetheart Circle. The first half hour...

GS plans to offer Pfizer vaccine following full FDA approval

GS plans to offer Pfizer vaccine following full FDA approval

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021

Georgia Southern is working towards making the newly-FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine available on campus. We are taking steps now to allow us to obtain and administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on campus,"...

Wilson Calhoun (left), Dillon Calhoun and Christian Scott overlook the top of Mount Katahdin, their last stop on their 4-month long journey along the Appalachian trail. The hikers completed the trail July 15, 2021.

GS trio hikes through 14 states in record-fashion

Ashlynn Melnyk, Correspondent August 26, 2021

Surviving off of cold instant mashed potatoes, ramen noodles, and tortillas for 138 days, the trio of thru-hikers were constantly hungry, everyday worrying about the amount of food they had. Survival...

COVID surges filling up hospital capacities

Briyanna Thompson, Correspondent August 26, 2021

With COVID-19 cases surging this past month many hospitals' Intensive care units are nearing full capacity. As of August 25 the (NEDOCS) National Emergency Department Overcrowding Scale puts East...

Students react to drug busts around campus

Students react to drug busts around campus

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021

Statesboro police arrested seven people suspected of selling cocaine in bars around Georgia Southern’s campus this weekend, which included a bartender, a bouncer and a night manager at Shenanigans.  “I’m...

Statesboro giving away $10K to the first 200 vaccinated at clinic

Statesboro giving away $10K to the first 200 vaccinated at clinic

Ashlynn Melnyk, Correspondent August 26, 2021

The first 200 vaccinated at City Hall get a $50 gift card Wednesday in City Council efforts to combat the “unprecedented surge” in positive COVID-19 cases swamping hospitals in the area. “Healthcare...

Where does your vaccination status matter on campus?

Ashlynn Melnyk, Correspondent August 24, 2021

Where does your vaccination status matter on campus? Georgia Southern University does not currently require a mask on the majority of the campus for those who are vaccinated, except when on campus...

GS announces 434 positive COVID-19 cases after second week

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2021

Nearing their 2020 record, Georgia Southern announced 434 positive COVID-19 cases during the second week of class. GS' all-time record for COVID-19 cases followed the second week of class in 2020,...

photo credit: Georgia Southern Athletics

GS’ vaccination rate among the lowest in the Sun Belt

DJ Cadden, Sports Correspondent August 23, 2021

In a report published by WTOC in Savannah, the Georgia Southern football team was confirmed to have the lowest vaccination rate in the Sun Belt Conference. According to the report, seven teams commented...

Where to get a COVID test in Statesboro

Where to get a COVID test in Statesboro

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 20, 2021

Getting a COVID test in Statesboro has become a bit more difficult due to recent spikes in positive cases and limited testing locations. Bulloch County has a 31.0% positive test rate, says COVID ActNow,...

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