Tag: Covid

JSU professors report successful hybrid, online classes despite pandemic

Ashleigh Crouch, Correspondent

Over the summer, JSU officials announced that all classes in the fall 2020 semester would either be hybrid — partly online, partly in-person — or 100% online. 

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OPINION: Expectations vs. reality with the pandemic

Jamie Brock, Correspondent

The COVID-19 pandemic was, without a doubt, an unpleasant surprise to the world. There have been many losses due to this new disease, and it has been hard for everyone to adapt to the new “new”. The common every day event of going to school has definitely been altered in a way that would have been unimaginable a year ago.

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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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A Marching Southerner’s perspective on the fall band plans

Daniel Jackson, Correspondent

The year 2020 has been one that no one could have foreseen and no statistical analysis or personal hunch could have prepared students for the tumultuous events that would happen over the past several months. 

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