You may experience some connectivity issues for a little bit as there is an ongoing incident at the datacenter where FSU lives, affecting the overall network.
I'll update this thread once it has been resolved.
The alerts menu behaviour has changed slightly in that alerts won't be marked as "Read" until you go to the content that triggered that particular alert. It resolves issues when getting a mountain of alerts and having them all cleared by simply opening the alert menu and not actually being able...
Ah gotcha. As a temporary measure, you can go to the following page and change your style from FSU Classic to FSUniverse and that should help the readability issue: https://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/account/preferences
In the meantime, I'll figure out what's causing that.