Tag: coronavirus

Exploring current counseling options

Breanna Hill, Features Editor

An increase in battles with mental health has risen 67 percent since the global pandemic began and it needs to be addressed. During these unprecedented times, mental health tends to plummet in people of all ages. Depression and anxiety set it and it can become too much for anybody, even those who may not have shown any depression/anxiety symptoms before the start of the coronavirus outbreak. 

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JSU students quickly move out of housing, some detail a ‘stressful’ experience

Logan Irwin, Correspondent

Students at Jacksonville State University received word on Wednesday, April 1 that university housing would close for the remainder of the spring semester, effective April 7. 

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OPINION: JSU will overcome COVID-19, as we did with the tornadoes

Cody Shaw, Special to the Chanticleer

Jacksonville State University is among the best campuses in the nation. The student-teacher ratio is bearable, there are several things to do on and off campus, plenty of good eats both on and off campus, excellent facilities, including a new recreation center and even plans to expand the university. 

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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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Survey: 53 percent of college students plan to travel for spring break despite pandemic

Miranda Prescott, Correspondent

Throughout the United States, many colleges and universities are either conducting classes online or closing their doors temporarily or permanently for the rest of the academic year. All of these changes or closures have been made to combat the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the novel coronavirus.

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