Course related announcements and general information show up in the News area on the Course Home page.
You can hide any new items by clicking the X in the upper right corner of that item. This will not delete the news item, only hide it from current view.
To make a news item visible again, click Show All News Items in the lower right of any news item.
The news area will open. All news items will be displayed. To make a new item visible, click the pull-down arrow by the name of the news item and click Restore. The news item will appear on the course home page in the news area.
Note: Users are responsible for the information contained in news items even if the news item is dismissed.