JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

    Alissa Camplin, Arts and Entertainment Editor and Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Getting to class on time. Giving pedestrians priority. Not dying. These are just a few things that the students of Jacksonville State University rely on the campus crosswalks for, and, this year, The Chanticleer would like to honor one particular crosswalk with the Crosswalk of the … Continue reading  JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

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In the Books: Meet librarian Kim Westbrooks

Brittany Robertson, Staff Writer It is the first building seen by anyone traveling through town. The tallest and occasionally the brightest in the city of Jacksonville: the Houston Cole Library. At thirteen stories high and divided into eight “micro-libraries,” the Houston Cole Library is the tallest building at Jacksonville State University and in the tallest academic … Continue reading In the Books: Meet librarian Kim Westbrooks

JSU in Lights brings holiday cheer to campus

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at JSU. On Tuesday, November 28, President John Beehler, Dr. Pam Beehler and the JSU SGA invited students, faculty, staff and community to Bibb Graves Hall for the annual JSU in Lights tree-lighting celebration. “My favorite part is the lights!” SGA President Ranger Rumrill … Continue reading JSU in Lights brings holiday cheer to campus

Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor If Jacksonville State’s football team had to choose what they liked best about their No. 3 seed in the playoff, most of the guys would say it is the respect they got from the Championship Committee. Then, they would probably say the bye week. After having two early bye weeks at the … Continue reading Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Pictures on the Mantle: Memories of Thanksgiving

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor There’s a lot of argument as to whether or not we transition too fast between Halloween and Christmas. And to be fair, there’s some merit in those statements. When Halloween has barely ended and I’m already hearing “Holly, Jolly Christmas” on the radio, or seeing Christmas trees gracing the Garden Center … Continue reading Pictures on the Mantle: Memories of Thanksgiving

Chilean Chef brings flavors of Chile to the Caf

Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer JSU students and faculty were treated to a unique dining experience on Friday, November 10 at Jack Hopper Dining Hall. In addition to the typical fare served at the Caf, students were granted the opportunity to sample a variety of Chilean dishes prepared by acclaimed Chef Mauricio Alejandro Arteaga Campos. Chef … Continue reading Chilean Chef brings flavors of Chile to the Caf

Paradise Lost: the House tax plan in the shadow of the Paradise Papers

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer Recently, a cooperative effort involving over 380 investigative journalists worldwide uncovered an expansive trove of documents exposing how the wealthiest people in the world, alongside large multi-national corporations, manage to avoid paying taxes on their vast collections of wealth. The papers, dubbed the Paradise Papers, show how the elite maneuver their … Continue reading Paradise Lost: the House tax plan in the shadow of the Paradise Papers