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How mental health awareness is trending in society and at Jacksonville State University

Jada Hester, Correspondent

Over the past several years, society has collectively made efforts to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. Getting educated, learning about available resources, and raising awareness are all ways people have become more informed about mental illnesses. This is especially true for college students, but society as a whole has become much more mindful about mental health, as well.

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TikTok: Internet sensation, an information station or a privacy invasion?

Miranda Prescott, Correspondent

Throughout the history of the Internet, many websites have aimed to perfect the idea of a social construct on the World Wide Web. While many have been successful in this method, such as Facebook and Instagram, others have wielded popularity but ultimately fade away, such as MySpace. However, as of recently, no social media app or website can compare to the widespread popularity of a slightly new app on the market known as TikTok.

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JSU announces closure of university housing effective April 7

Anna Gurganus, Correspondent

Jacksonville State University announced on Wednesday evening that all university residence halls and apartments are scheduled to close Tuesday, April 7 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All current residents have until that time to move out of their housing location.

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BREAKING: JSU confirms online classes for rest of spring semester, postpones graduation

Scott YoungNews Editor

Jacksonville State University announced in an email to students on Friday evening that classes will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester in an effort to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Online classes will resume on Monday, March 30.

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