Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People” October 23, 2017 - Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Sibling rivalry, political corruption and scientific truth come to a head in the Jacksonville State University Drama Department’s 2017-2018 season opener, “An Enemy of the People.” The play, directed by assistant professor Mike Boynton, is an Arthur Miller translation and adaptation of the original Henrik Ibsen play. Miller and Ibsen, both renown playwrights, … Continue reading Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People”
Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91 October 5, 2017 -    Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor The head of Playboy, Hugh Hefner, died after going into cardiac arrest and experiencing respiratory failure. E.Coli and Septicemia (blood poisoning) were also contributing factors to his passing. He died on Wednesday, September 27, at the age of 91. According to TMZ, Hefner was laid to rest next … Continue reading Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91
A Conversation with Comedian Bill Burr September 7, 2017 - Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor He’s been called “a cynic who never paid heed to political correctness” by the Montreal Gazette and “one of the funniest, most distinctive voices in the country for years” by the New York Times. Some might call him a celebrity, but he just says he’s “more notoriety than celebrity”. Whatever he’s called, … Continue reading A Conversation with Comedian Bill Burr
A look back at the 2017 VMAs August 30, 2017 - Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer The 36th annual MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but viewers were left with some memorable highlights from the show that will stay in their minds for a very long time. Kicking off the event was eight-nominee hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar with his recent hits “Humble” and “DNA.” His crowd-pleasing … Continue reading A look back at the 2017 VMAs
“13 Reasons Why” creates big splash on Netflix April 13, 2017 - 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
JSU presents Steel Band and Latin Ensemble in concert March 29, 2017 -   Hannah Ashford, Staff Reporter JSU’s Latin Ensemble and Steel Band performed on Tuesday night at the Mason Hall Performance Center. The Latin Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Andy Nevala and the steel band is under the direction of Dr. Tony McCutchen. The Steel Band contains varying types of steel drums. These including … Continue reading JSU presents Steel Band and Latin Ensemble in concert
There’s no place like Wonderland: APO performs Lewis Carroll and L. Frank Baum crossover March 29, 2017 -   JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer This April, join JSU’s own Alpha Psi Omega (APO) chapter for their whacky performance of Joseph Robinette’s “Dorothy Meets Alice.” Written in 1990 and based on a musical by Robinette and Karl Jurman, this fun little play mixes the worlds of Wonderland and Oz to take viewers of all ages … Continue reading There’s no place like Wonderland: APO performs Lewis Carroll and L. Frank Baum crossover
Waffling about what to do after college? JSU offers career lecture for Waffle House March 16, 2017 -   JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer “Waffle House? Really?” According to Inman Dubberly, the area Vice President, this is the usual response he receives from people as a recruiter for the company. It is easy to overlook Waffle House as a business opportunity despite its ubiquitous nature here in the south. There seems to be one … Continue reading Waffling about what to do after college? JSU offers career lecture for Waffle House
Forks on the left, knives on the right: SAA hosts 10th annual etiquette dinner March 9, 2017 -     Lauren Jackson, Staff Writer The Student Alumni Association (SAA) hosted their annual Etiquette Dinner on the 11th floor of the library on Tuesday, March 7. The free event aimed to help students prepare for job interviews and dinner functions following graduation. The dinner consisted of a three course meal with intermittent tips and … Continue reading Forks on the left, knives on the right: SAA hosts 10th annual etiquette dinner
“The Vagina Monologues” unites clubs and communities February 15, 2017 - Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Alpha Psi Omega (APO), Women’s Issues, Support and Empowerment (W.I.S.E.) and the Sociology Club of JSU will be hosting a benefit reading of “The Vagina Monologues” by Eve Ensler on February 23 and 24. Proceeds will benefit 2nd Chance Inc., a local domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and response center. “This … Continue reading “The Vagina Monologues” unites clubs and communities
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