Tag: coronavirus

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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OPINION: Implementing a mandatory quarantine in response to COVID-19 would cause mass chaos

Garrett Sanders, Correspondent

The sky is falling. Literally. Sporting events are being cancelled left and right. Universities and schools across the nation are being shut down. Court hearings across the nation are being postponed. Even Sunday school is being done away with. All of this has an effect on us in some way.

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OVC cancels all intercollegiate sports amid COVID-19 pandemic

Josie Howell, Sports Editor

On March 16, 2020, the Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents announced that all intercollegiate sports will be cancelled effective immediately until the end of the 2019-2020 academic year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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