Tips on pumpkin carving: Get more out of your pumpkin

Brittney Robertson/JSU - The finished product. See step 10.

This past weekend, my sister and I decided to have some quality sibling time by carving pumpkins. Now, most people would carve their pumpkin in the traditional sense with triangle eyes and noses, and a smiling mouth with about three

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Arts & Entertainment

Jazz showcase a success in Mason Hall with featured guest artist Lester Walker

Last Wednesday night, the JSU Jazz Department presented their Fall Jazz Showcase, featuring guest artist Lester Walker on trumpet. The biggest theme apparent in this particular performance was the amount of trust shared between the students and their directors or

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Arts & Entertainment

JSU’s Writers Bowl bigger, better, and scarier than ever

On Wednesday, October 29, JSU’s English Department hosted its 19th annual Writer’s Bowl Competition. Headed by Steven Whitton, Randall Davis, Katelyn Williams and Christy Burns, this year’s Writer’s Bowl was record-breaking in number. 81 teams from area schools competed, totaling

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in What's Happening

Halloween for the commoner

The week is upon us. It is the week when people all over the world are finalizing costumes, buying more candy than necessary and ensuring the front porch light is bright enough to see from the street. It’s nice to

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Viewpoints

Turn Out for What?

On Tuesday, November 4 there is a huge election that will impact college students all across Alabama. But it isn’t a presidential election, and the lack of high-profile candidates is causing college students to wonder why they should take the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Viewpoints

JSU’s Circle K club collects crayons for Children’s Hospital

Who doesn’t like coloring? As college students, many of us don’t get to color anymore but still appreciate when we have the time to color between the lines. Here on Jacksonville State University’s campus, the Circle K organization knows how

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in What's Happening

Flying pies on the TMB lawn


The Public Relations Organization hosted its first of three events for this semester. Pie a PROud Gamecock took place on October 24. “The organization is working really hard,” says PRO President Rebecca Batchelder. This is Batchelder’s first semester as president

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in What's Happening
Print Edition

Check out the latest edition of The Chanticleer online

The Chanticleer is Jacksonville State University's student-run newspaper.

Viewpoints expressed in editorials are in no way a reflection upon the opinions of The Chanticleer, the JSU Department of Communication, or Jacksonville State University.

Follow Us on Instagram! @chanticleer_jsu
Wouldn't you like to see your name in the paper? Wouldn't you like to build your resume and polish your writing skills? Come join The Chanticleer staff at our first interest meeting this Thursday! #chanticleer #jsu #news Get On Board Day. Don't miss talking to these clubs and organizations, Gamecocks! #FC2014 Welcome to JSU, class of 2018! #fc2014 #chanticleerjsu
Follow The Chanticleer on Twitter!
Meet Our Staff!
Marie McBurnett Editor-in-Chief  Alex McFry Associate Editor  Christiana Tyler Arts & Entertainment Editor  Marvel Robinson Sports Editor  Mike Stedham Staff Advisor

Alex McFry......................Associate Editor Marie McBurnett................Editor-in-Chief Christiana Tyler.......Arts & Entertainment Marvel Robinson............................Sports


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.