West leads AU women to win over UNC Pembroke

Zairya West (0) led the Jaguars with 17 points and three assists in the 77-51 win over UNC Pembroke. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Jack Johnson |
Contributor

The Augusta University women’s basketball team defeated the University of North Carolina at Pembroke 77-51 at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Dec. 5 in the Jaguars’ second game of the season. Continue reading “West leads AU women to win over UNC Pembroke”

AU men’s basketball set to take on Lander in season opener

Tyshaun Crawford, the 7-foot-1 center, goes in for a dunk last season, when he averaged 13.6 points and 9.2 rebounds a game for the 21-8 Jaguars. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports editor

The Augusta University men’s basketball team will start off the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Dec. 2, against Lander University at Christenberry Fieldhouse with the tipoff at 6 p.m. Continue reading “AU men’s basketball set to take on Lander in season opener”

Augusta University holds drive-thru COVID-19 testing

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Augusta University has adapted Christenberry Fieldhouse for COVID-19 testing. (photo by Casey Combs)

By Meighan Coretti |
Staff writer

With a newly launched app, AU Health is providing ways for doctors to complete telemedicine screenings of patients and reduce the risk of spreading illnesses through face-to-face appointments.

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President Keel breaks down suspension procedures during town hall

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AU President Brooks Keel speaks on COVID-19 and plans for students, faculty and staff during the Summerville campus town hall on Friday, March 13. (Bell Ringer staff photo)

By Ravyn Chatmon|
Online editor

Update: Dr. Brooks Keel announced Monday night, March 16, that all instruction for the remainder of the semester will be online. Dr. Keel added: “The decision to move courses online also means that students will need to move out of the residence halls. We will develop and communicate a plan for students to move out of the residence halls in a structured and orderly fashion that is consistent with the concept of maintaining an appropriate level of social distance.”

Augusta University President Brooks Keel held a town hall meeting on Friday, March 13, to answer questions and discuss procedures related to the temporary suspension of instruction due to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

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Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is back for the gold in step show

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The 2020 Jaguar Mania Step and Dance Competition will be hosted by comedian Darren Brand. It is the last Homecoming event before the Homecoming basketball game on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. (Bell Ringer graphic)

By Skylar Ackerman |
Contributor

Augusta University’s Gamma Psi chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity will participate in the 2020 Jaguar Mania Step and Dance Competition to defend their winning title on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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Jaguars defeat Braves, 75-65, and the streak continues

Rafael Monteiro (22 in white) goes to the hoop in the first half of AU’s 75-65 win over UNC Pembroke; Monteiro finished with 18 points. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Ravyn Chatmon|
Online editor

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated UNC-Pembroke 75-65 on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars (12-4 in the Peach Belt Conference, 17-7 overall) upped their winning streak to six games and now are just one game out of first place.

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Don’t be a square; be prepared for the Jaguar Job Fair

By Tyler Beatty |
Staff reporter

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for AU Career Services’ annual Jaguar Job Fair. This year, it will be held on Friday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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Jaguar Madness kicks off 2019-20 in athletics

Ashlyn Shields (R) takes part in a game of musical chairs during Jaguar Madness at Christenberry Fieldhouse. (photo by Ravyn Chatmon)

By Ravyn Chatmon |
Online editor

Augusta University faculty, staff, students and parents packed into Christenberry Fieldhouse on Friday, Aug. 16 to kick off the new year with the second annual Jaguar Madness. Continue reading “Jaguar Madness kicks off 2019-20 in athletics”

Convocation speaker urges freshmen to be both collegial and compassionate

Will Bryant, a lecturer in Communication, gives the Convocation lecture at Christenberry Fieldhouse. (photo by Mason Winkler)

By Mason Winkler |
Editor in chief

Dr. Will Bryant gave the faculty lecture at the 2019 Augusta University Freshman Convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Convocation speaker urges freshmen to be both collegial and compassionate”

Augusta defeats UNC Pembroke 77-70 in PBC semifinals; will face USC Aiken in final

Tyree Myers makes a key three-pointer during a first-half run by the Jaguars, who advance to Sunday’s PBC Tournament final against rival USC AIken. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Special to the Bell Ringer

The top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated UNC Pembroke 77-70 in the semifinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 9, in front of 1,311. Continue reading “Augusta defeats UNC Pembroke 77-70 in PBC semifinals; will face USC Aiken in final”