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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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UPDATED: JSU cancels in-person classes, announces student is being tested for COVID-19

UPDATED: 8:20 p.m. MARCH 12, 2020 – adds additional information provided to the student body from the office of the President

Josie Howell, Sports Editor and Scott Young, News Editor

On Thursday, March 12, the office of the president of Jacksonville State University sent an email to students, faculty and staff to report that there is currently a student who has been declared a person under investigation for COVID-19.

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JSU suspends international travel amid coronavirus concerns

Scott Young, News Editor

The Jacksonville State University president’s office announced in an email Tuesday night that all university-sponsored international travel would be suspended indefinitely due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The policy does not apply to personal travel.

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