With in-person classes scheduled to begin at the University of Georgia later this month, Athens-Clarke County added over 300 cases and one new death last week.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially hard on college town economies across the country. That makes it more important than ever for the local community to support Athens businesses when possible.
In-person classes are better than online classes, but it is simply not safe enough for online classes right now. Georgia's schools should begin online.
The November 2020 election will be a turning point in America. Mail-in ballots will allow voters to cast ballots safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bars and restaurants are hot spots for virus transmission, but restrictions run the risk of permanently putting them out of business. The federal government should step in to provide them with financial support.
Athens recorded two coronavirus-related deaths last week after not recording any since June 4.
The University of Georgia Student Government Association recommends how UGA can better serve its students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We know what steps we should be taking to slow the spread of the coronavirus and save lives. We just need to be compassionate enough to take them.
Masks and face coverings can slow the spread of the coronavirus and save lives. Wearing them should not be controversial.
From July 20-26, Athens reported 211 new coronavirus cases, down from the 299 cases reported from July 13-19. Meanwhile, Clarke County schools and the University of Georgia lay out plans to keep students, faculty and staff during the school year.
Rev. C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis were towering figures in the civil rights movement. It's up to us to continue their work.
It’s no secret that the summer of 2020 has been unlike any other. Despite this, The Red & Black began this summer in uncharted territory and dove headfirst into history’s newest chapter.
As racial injustices and police violence against Black people provoked national protests and conversations this summer, our publication confronted an obvious truth: We have a diversity problem at The Red & Black.
The plan to reopen Clarke County schools does not address the questions and concerns of all community members.
Writers, editors and publishers each need to do their part to foster diversity in literature.
From July 13-19, Athens reported 299 new coronavirus cases, an increase of 32.9% from the previous week.