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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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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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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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