JSU Drama has a lot to “give”

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief   The show must go on. That has been the attitude of the JSU Drama Department since the March 19 tornado devastated campus. The department’s home, Stone Center, was relatively unharmed by the winds and debris, but the building is still without phone and Internet access. Nevertheless, the students, faculty and staff … Continue reading JSU Drama has a lot to “give”

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A Gamble pays off: Kasey Gamble elected SGA President

Breanna Hill, Staff Writer JSU held its annual SGA elections on Tuesday, April 17. At 4 p.m. that afternoon, the new SGA positions were announced. Sophomore Kasey Gamble was elected president, replacing current president Ranger Rumrill, a graduating senior. Gamble has spent the past school year as the Vice President of the Student Activities (VPSA) for … Continue reading A Gamble pays off: Kasey Gamble elected SGA President

Southern culture: Football reigns in the South while national numbers decline

Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer During my senior year of high school, a friend and teammate of mine received a concussion while playing football. He “got his bell rung,” so to speak. He was a wide receiver, and I was an offensive lineman, so he was too far down the field for me to see, but I … Continue reading Southern culture: Football reigns in the South while national numbers decline

Don’t pit Zerrick and Zion against each other

By Chris Allen Brown/Associate Editor Scroll through the Twitter feed. Rewind those highlight tapes. Talk to them after practice. You’ll see the praise. You’ll see that Zerrick Cooper and Zion Webb are good at a lot of things. Cooper was in Death Valley last Saturday for Clemson’s Spring Game and was honored alongside the seniors … Continue reading Don’t pit Zerrick and Zion against each other

Gamecocks take two out of three over SEMO

Grant Benefield, Staff Sports Writer After taking a tough sweep last weekend against Tennessee Tech, JSU baseball got back on track with a series win over OVC opponent Southeastern Missouri. The Gamecocks (18-14, 8-7) kicked off the series against the Redhawks (16-20, 11-7) with a double-header on Friday, winning the opener easily behind a dominant … Continue reading Gamecocks take two out of three over SEMO

“We will rebuild our home”: JSU athletics facilities sustain storm damage

Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor “While the road to recovery may seem long, the people of Jacksonville will rebuild our home,” JSU Athletics Director Greg Seitz said in a statement. The devastation of the March 19 tornadoes in Jacksonville was felt by the entire community as well as the university, as hundreds of buildings were damaged, including … Continue reading “We will rebuild our home”: JSU athletics facilities sustain storm damage

Red Threads spreads Gamecock spirit with T-shirt sale

    Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief   Red Threads Apparel presented JSU with a check for $35,000 on April 5. In the memo line, they wrote “students.” For owner and JSU alumnae Amado Ortiz, that’s what it was all about: the students. “There were other organizations doing good things [after the tornado],” Ortiz said. “The Methodist … Continue reading Red Threads spreads Gamecock spirit with T-shirt sale

Concerts for a cause: benefit concerts big and small bring in donations

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief “Take me back to Jacksonville / Drive me up Mountain Street / Lead me into old Paul Snow / And show me to my seat” are a few of the lyrics from Riley Green’s song “Bury Me in Dixie,” a tribute to his home state of Alabama and his hometown of Jacksonville. … Continue reading Concerts for a cause: benefit concerts big and small bring in donations