Press

Corvias and USG (Controversy over Corvias pressuring USG to keep dorms at full capacity):

National press

Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/georgia-public-university-dorm-covid-19-precaution-masks-distancing-corvias-1039809/

Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/lessons-leverage-time-coronavirus

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/08/07/housing-developer-reminded-universities-about-project-debt-they-mulled-fall-plans

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/08/10/georgia-system-issues-new-statement-housing-decision-making

Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/08/08/packed-dorms-are-risky-student-housing-company-still-pressured-colleges-not-limit-capacity/

Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/corvias-faces-questions-over-return-to-campus-influence-georgia-michigan-2020-8

Regional press

Atlanta Journal Constitution: https://www.ajc.com/education/housing-company-pressured-ga-system-to-reopen-campuses-critics-say/EE425I3F2ZEJVJPXTWA2SMM2JI/

Local press

Flagpole: https://flagpole.com/news/news-features/2020/08/12/dorm-operator-opposes-limits-on-student-occupancy/

Georgia State Signal: https://georgiastatesignal.com/usg-housing-partner-pressures-colleges-to-reopen-for-financial-gain/ 

Georgia Recorder: https://georgiarecorder.com/2020/08/07/georgia-college-staff-students-say-dorm-memo-shows-safety-secondary/

Reopening at University of North Georgia

AJC (with link to UNG’s open letter to President Jacobs): https://www.ajc.com/education/maskless-student-gatherings-mar-return-to-georgia-colleges/FYTDBTLXBVHKBB52QJ6O3LT7XY/

Reopening at UGA

NPR: https://www.npr.org/2020/08/18/903433762/move-in-day-cornavirus-reshapes-the-college-experience

On Liability Waivers (and mentions UGA’s die-in)

Market Watch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/they-took-the-death-and-permanent-disability-part-out-of-there-which-is-nice-of-them-college-students-are-being-asked-to-sign-covid-19-liability-agreements-11597758794?mod=jillian-berman

UCWGA-GCSU Die-in Coverage

Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/08/28/live-updates-latest-news-coronavirus-and-higher-education

Salon: https://www.salon.com/2020/08/28/union-workers-at-georgia-college-to-stage-die-in-to-protest-nation-leading-covid-rate/

13WMAZ: https://www.13wmaz.com/video/news/local/georgia-college-students-hold-die-in/93-8c0e9295-f5b7-4436-81e5-4c828e2374c1


08/17/20 Die-ins Coverage

UGA demonstration:

Flagpole Magazine: https://flagpole.com/featured/2020/08/18/union-protests-ugas-reopening-plan-or-lack-thereof/

Red & Black: https://www.redandblack.com/uganews/protect-people-not-profits-ucwga-protests-uga-s-reopening-plans/article_70facd4a-e0eb-11ea-b05a-6344f942536b.html

https://www.redandblack.com/multimedia/photos-united-campus-workers-of-georgia-demand-transparency/collection_304febe8-e0b6-11ea-beef-53c80197ebb6.html

Georgia Tech Die-In

11 Alive: https://www.11alive.com/video/news/education/students-stage-die-in-at-georgia-tech/85-2cceac4b-d15c-4891-af3a-0cd77a7144d4

https://www.11alive.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/georgia-tech-ra-quits-over-covid-19-safety-concerns-as-college-classes-resume/85-11f3924f-5006-4fab-a809-a7fc8d2bd68a

AP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrMbBhNFJtY&feature=emb_title&fbclid=IwAR10oOyiqUOpzycaf2YWOTlWW3kNqI_Z8TeUmzJJ3JdBKCvBU55WaugPw2g

Democracy Now: https://www.democracynow.org/2020/8/18/headlines/unc_switches_to_remote_classes_after_177_students_contract_covid_19

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/us/unc-chapel-hill-covid.html?searchResultPosition=1

GPB: https://www.gpb.org/news/2020/08/18/university-system-of-georgia-no-definitive-covid-19-threshold-for-moving-classes

CBS46 news: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=102&v=d1P3Ns1xgVg&feature=emb_logo

WPFW: https://soundcloud.com/user-181018358/georgia-tech-students-contest-reopening

Die-in at UGA on 8/6

GPB: https://www.gpb.org/news/2020/08/11/i-am-not-too-optimistic-about-concerns-grow-college-campuses-set-reopen

Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/georgia-public-university-dorm-covid-19-precaution-masks-distancing-corvias-1039809/?fbclid

Yahoo! News: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/university-of-georgia-students-stage-diein-to-protest-school-opening-plans-amid-pandemic-we-are-not-dispensable-210654243.html

 Athens Banner Herald: https://www.onlineathens.com/photogallery/GA/20200806/PHOTOGALLERY/806009999/PH/1

AJC: https://www.ajc.com/education/group-holds-die-in-protest-against-georgia-colleges-return-plans/43NCFHIWZBC6TA2YBVIHCMGW7M/?fbclid=IwAR2LPBj5a13QFPg4YHgE9sA9zCFEpR74AngL2W-wgTDfOdWf5HNf3eRt9CE

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/coronavirus/article244777462.html

Red & Black: https://www.redandblack.com/multimedia/photos-uga-community-members-participate-in-die-in-protest/collection_da756f98-d842-11ea-befc-2bf0a399ac95.html

The Hill: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/511090-georgia-grad-students-and-faculty-hold-die-in-demonstration-to-protest

11Alive: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/uga-die-in-protest-held-amid-concerns-of-fall-reopening-plans/85-b41cf6a4-e9d4-4d90-81d5-aea451dc34ff

Daily Mail: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8612789/University-Georgia-students-stage-die-protest-colleges-opening-plans.html

Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/protesters-stage-die-in-at-university-georgia-over-in-person-classes-2020-8

Athens Politics Nerd:

https://athenspoliticsnerd.com/die-in-protest-uga-reopening/

Kennesaw Work from Home Memo

 Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/08/13/proving-childcare-remote-work

 Fox 5 Atlanta: https://www.fox5atlanta.com/video/838413