Holiday gifts for the gamer in your life

The holidays are nearly upon us. “But it isn’t even December yet!” you may say. That’s exactly what I think every year right before the Christmas season hits me like a ton of bad fruitcake. It’s as if some hidden

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A barista’s Black Friday blues

While there are some people are gearing up for Thanksgiving and others are jumping straight into Christmas, everybody has been preparing for the infamous third holiday in the middle of all of the nonstop, face-stuffing madness—Black Friday. As a barista,

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Rick Bragg visits campus to talk about ‘The Killer’

When people think of Jerry Lee Lewis, known to many as ‘The Killer,’ one of two things probably come to mind: a rock ‘n’ roll legend or a man who married his cousin. As both of these things are true,

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Why not be thankful for government, too?

Being a young person interested in politics, it’s not often that I hear people telling me how thankful they are for government. Doesn’t it seem like if and when you hear someone talking about government, they’re mostly complaining? In fact,

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Thanksgiving: the true meaning behind the forgotten tradition

When the month of November rolls around, everyone gets excited about the Thanksgiving holiday. Most people focus on all the mediocre luxuries and overlook the value and meaning of why Thanksgiving is even considered a holiday. As a society, we

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Graduate students host open-house in Ramona Wood

Students looking to further their education had the opportunity to visit JSU’s Graduate Open House on November 18, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. inside Ramona Wood Hall. The fair was put on by Curriculum and Instruction, which provides both undergraduate and graduate

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Southerners’ surprise proposal


Kara Mullinax, the head drum major of the Marching Southerners, will be humming a new tune in the months to come: “Here Comes the Bride.” Last Friday night, after the Southerners gave a special performance of their 2014 show for

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