Jack West | Editor-in-Chief
Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes was arrested on Sunday evening by officers with the Lee County Sheriff's Office.on multiple charges.
Auburn University Provost Bill Hardgrave said in an email to students that 'most' classes this spring will be offered in person. Two college deans talk about what Hardgrave's announcement means for registration and class attendance next semester.
Provost Bill Hardgrave said in an email to students that "most classes will be offered in-person," next semester.
In its eighth week of the fall semester, Auburn University said it added 21 new COVID-19 cases between Sept. 28 and Oct. 4.
During the week of Sept. 11, two women said they were drugged while attending fraternity parties. These are the fourth and fifth allegations of druggings against fraternities announced by campus safety since August 2018.
Even though many classes are offered fully or partially in-person, much of campus remains devoid of students, professors say.
This is the smallest weekly increase in cases since the University began the fall semester a month ago. Despite the low numbers, Dr. Fred Kam urged students and employees to continue following the University's guidelines.
In the first week of September Auburn reported adding 598 new COVID-19 cases. This is the largest weekly increase since the school reopened on Aug. 17.
Auburn has now added over 700 new COVID-19 cases since the start of the fall semester two weeks ago.
This summer, Landry Chizik and a handful of her family members tested positive for COVID-19. After weeks of nausea and anxiety, Chizik is warning other students to take this virus seriously.