A look back in preparation for J-Day

Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter With the Jacksonville State football program coming off of 2015’s historic run to the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas, and star quarterback Eli Jenkins and remarkable receiver Josh Barge coming back, the Gamecocks seemed poised to make it right back to the same position in 2016. Although JSU didn’t quite … Continue reading A look back in preparation for J-Day

From the editor’s desk: reflections of my first year

Katie Cline, Editor in Chief One year. Almost to the day. That’s how long I’ve had the job of editor-in-chief. When I was hired last April, I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know that I’d start thinking on a week-to-week basis. I didn’t know that I’d start measuring the semester in newspapers. I … Continue reading From the editor’s desk: reflections of my first year

“13 Reasons Why” creates big splash on Netflix

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor Thirteen Reasons Why has been rocking Neflix screens since its release on March 31, 2017. According to Huffington Post, the series is actually the most talked about in Netflix history. According to leading social media research firm Fizzology, 13 Reasons Why has seen more social media volume than any … Continue reading “13 Reasons Why” creates big splash on Netflix

BENTLEY RESIGNS

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Alabama governor Robert J. Bentley resigned from office on Monday, April 10 after allegations arose that he had used campaign funds for personal gain. ersonal gain. Bentley’s reputation was irreparably damaged when an affair with his top adviser, Rebekah Mason, was brought to light in March 2016. Bentley’s wife, Dianne, had filed … Continue reading BENTLEY RESIGNS

JSU honors students present at annual conference

  *Editor's Note: Click the titles of presentations to watch them on YouTube!* Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer Six JSU students were selected to present at the annual Southern Honors Conference (SRHC) in Asheville, N.C. last weekend. The students, Hannah Leonard, Katie Cline, Margaret McCrina, Sawyer McKay, Alex McFry and Megan Wise, travelled to Asheville to … Continue reading JSU honors students present at annual conference

Donuts with the Dems brings awareness to inequality

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 29, Brewer Hall room 230 saw the gathering of a group of passionate young students who stand together against inequality. The group served donuts and drinks while discussing issues within our society. The College Democrats are a nationally chartered branch of the Democratic Party who seek to further the … Continue reading Donuts with the Dems brings awareness to inequality

Sisters have “Supernatural” experience at convention

  Brittany Robertson, Staff Writer It is interesting how much a person can change in a decade. For my sister, it was a change for the better. On Feb. 24, 2017, my sister, Rebecca, and I attended our first convention together: the Supernatural convention in Nashville, Tenn. Now, I have been to others before, but … Continue reading Sisters have “Supernatural” experience at convention

All the world’s a classroom: Inside the world of Dr. Carmine DiBiase

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Carmine DiBiase’s office looks like that of the average professor’s. A paper-smattered desk and a worn office chair are crammed into one corner, and a floor-to-ceiling bookcase packed with books and overflowing with more sits on the opposite wall. DiBiase’s personal style comes through in the snapshots of Italy that cover … Continue reading All the world’s a classroom: Inside the world of Dr. Carmine DiBiase