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

Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass

Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer Coach John Grass was hired as the offensive coordinator at Jacksonville State University’s football program for the 2013 season. A head coach veteran of various Alabama high schools, Grass made his first foray into the college ranks at his alma mater when new head coach Bill Clark was brought in after … Continue reading Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass

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