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A Mercer student attends the protest for online classes at the Godsey Administration Building on July 14.

Students protest, Peer Advisors resign over Mercer’s pandemic reopening plan

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief July 22, 2020
After Mercer University declined to offer a distance learning option this fall, some students have responded by protesting or limiting their involvement on campus.
Teri Reed sits at her desk in Jefferson County Traditional Middle School, March 12, 2019. She opened her school’s computer lab for her students during the teacher sick-outs that took place that year.

Principal deals with both sides of distance learning

Phoebe Monsour, Staff Writer May 1, 2020
Schools all over the country, including Teri Reed’s, have moved to digital teaching methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jefferson County Public Schools started distance learning on April 7, and students and teachers have had to adapt to the situation.
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