Tag: COVID-19

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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Things to do when you’re bored in quarantine

Breanna Hill, Arts & Entertainment Editor

Being quarantined for a while with no end in sight is enough to make any sane person go mad. Luckily, I have found some hobbies throughout the day to help me keep that sanity as much as I possibly can. Try your own variations, or adopt some of mine, and make this time at home a little less dreadful.

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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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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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