JSU students find rare snake in Conecuh National Forest

By Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief When Jacob Garmon and Griffin McDaniels set off for a four-day excursion into the Conecuh National Forest in May, they hoped for a relaxing trip filled with sightings of their favorite reptiles and amphibians. What they didn’t expect was to find one of the most elusive and threatened snakes in the … Continue reading JSU students find rare snake in Conecuh National Forest

Gamecock Guide Sneak Peek: School of Science

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Calling all future Bill Nyes, Jane Goodalls and Sheldon Coopers: JSU’s School of Science is the place for you. Formed during a campus-wide restructuring in the fall of 2016, the School of Science is home to the biology, chemistry, geography, geology, math and computer science departments. “I have absolutely loved JSU,” said … Continue reading Gamecock Guide Sneak Peek: School of Science

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