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

GS updates bus routes

Shay Parker, Correspondent August 19, 2021

Statesboro campus bus routes were updated for the fall semester bringing back the Gold Route and getting rid of the Sweetheart Shuttle. The new Gold Route will stop at the Russell Union/Dining Commons...

Tropical Depression Fred bringing rain all week

Tropical Depression Fred bringing rain all week

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 17, 2021

Tropical Depression Fred made landfall near the Florida panhandle on Monday afternoon and continues to make its way northeast, the National Hurricane Center said. Fred is expected to bring heavy...

Free COVID-19 vaccine, testing available this week

Daniel Stackhouse, Correspondent August 17, 2021

Editor's note: The original version of this article was incorrect in stating that Georgia Southern provides free COVID-19 testing. Tests are only available from the health clinic after a consultation...

All campus single-stall bathrooms become gender neutral

All campus’ single-stall bathrooms become gender neutral

Shay Parker, Correspondent August 17, 2021

All single-stall bathrooms across campus were converted to all-gender restrooms beginning this fall semester. Single-stall bathrooms in the Carroll building, IAB building, Counseling center, medical...

GS announces 188 positive COVID-19 cases after first week

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

Positive COVD-19 cases have more than doubled since last week, with Georgia Southern officials reporting 188 cases after the first week of class. Case numbers haven’t topped 150 since last fall before...

Storms, rain and more rain expected in the week ahead

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 13, 2021

Tropical Depression Fred is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting Florida as soon as early Saturday, The National Hurricane Center predicts.  AlthoughTropical Depression Fred...

Statesboro hospital sees record-high COVID-19 patients

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief August 12, 2021

East Georgia Regional Medical Center nears their maximum ICU capacity, having 47 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 Thursday, a record high for the hospital. “We’re already in a COVID surge,”...

Eagles will not let the virus ruin their year

Eagles will not let the virus ruin their year

Shay Parker, Correspondent August 12, 2021

With the emergence of the Delta variant, students felt safer being vaccinated, but that doesn’t mean they’re ditching the mask quite yet. “The Delta variant is nothing to play around with, and...

GS President urges masking inside campus buildings

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 11, 2021

Georgia Southern began classes in full swing on Wednesday, and while COVID-19 precautions like masks are not required inside campus buildings, they are strongly encouraged. “Though not mandated, I...

Freshmen hopeful for all A’s and lots of friends their first year

Freshmen hopeful for all A’s and lots of friends their first year

Daniel Stackhouse, Correspondent August 11, 2021

Hoping for all A’s and connections that will last a lifetime, incoming freshmen are beginning their college years getting comfortable with the campus this week. Georgia Southern has given new students...

Only way out of quarantine is proof of vaccination, says GS

Only way out of quarantine is proof of vaccination, says GS

Chase Amoroso, Correspondent August 10, 2021

If you've been vaccinated, make sure you hold onto your vaccine card because it may just be your ticket out of a week of isolation. Last semester students who were exposed to COVID-19 were required...

Marrero announces no change to fall semester amid COVID-19 spikes

Marrero announces ‘no change’ to fall semester amid COVID-19 spikes

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor August 2, 2021

Georgia Southern will see no change in plans for returning to a ‘normal’ campus this fall amidst a recent spike in Bulloch County’s COVID-19 cases and record high freshmen enrollment. “There...

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