Jacksonville Train Depot celebrates 150th Anniversary

JP Wood, Staff Writer The historic Jacksonville Train Depot held a 150th anniversary event on Sunday afternoon. The event commemorated the day that the depot originally opened for the first time. Many Jacksonville residents gathered at the depot for a slideshow documenting the building’s history, some refreshments, and fellowship. According to Janice Burns of the Jacksonville Parks and Recreation department, the event allows those who … Continue reading Jacksonville Train Depot celebrates 150th Anniversary

JSU celebrates Constitution Day

Scott Young, Staff Reporter   September 17, 1787: the day our Union became more perfect. Two hundred and thirty-one years ago, delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered in the Pennsylvania State House, now Independence Hall, to sign the United States Constitution, laying the foundation for our Republic and its enhanced system of government. Students gathered in the Houston Cole Library to celebrate Constitution Day, marking … Continue reading JSU celebrates Constitution Day

The Gridiron Review

Host: Garrett Sanders Friday night’s from 10 PM – 12 AM Midnight   The Gridiron Review is a sports podcast dedicated to the most passionate, dedicated sports fans in the country. With Host Garrett Sanders giving you breaking news of the best stories in sports, opinions on the hottest topics you won’t get anywhere else, picks and analysis of the best matchups, and a podcast … Continue reading The Gridiron Review

Rainer Fog is chained down in the middle

JP Wood, A&E Writer   Alice In Chains’ Rainier Fog is their long awaited sixth studio album, and the follow up to 2013’s The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. Released just three days after what would’ve been original vocalist Layne Staley’s 51st birthday, it is their third album with replacement co-vocalist William Duvall. Rainier Fog delivers more of the Duvall-era Alice in Chains sound that we’ve come … Continue reading Rainer Fog is chained down in the middle

So bad its good: The Fanglys

Breihan Dryden, A&E Writer So, it’s come to this, has it? You people just can’t stay away. Always needing another fix, a bigger dose, a stronger film. Well when you ask, you shall receive. You see, when our lord and savior Taylor Mitchell came to me, he demanded a certain request. Films that are bad. Not just regular old bad, but so bad that they break … Continue reading So bad its good: The Fanglys

Spider-man swings to success

Sean Collier, A&E Writer It is no secret that Spider-Man has a huge fanbase. It’s also known that the video games with the witty webswinger are hit or miss with the fans as well. In 2016, Insomniac Games announced that they were making a brand new Spider-Man game exclusively for the Playstation 4. Many people were excited, but it also raised concerns. Due to previous games … Continue reading Spider-man swings to success

JSU sweeps Gamecock Classic

JP Wood, Sports Writer After a rough trip to the Grand Canyon, JSU volleyball (6-4) righted the ship with a strong showing at the Gamecock Invitational in Gadsden. An exciting match Friday morning versus the Bradley Braves resulted in the Gamecocks handing them only their second loss of the season. Four Gamecocks tallied double digit kills: Lena Kindermann(15), Mackenzie Rombach(14), Sadie Anderson(10), and Addie Halverson(10). Lexie … Continue reading JSU sweeps Gamecock Classic

Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last week, the Gamecocks had a series of matchups against a couple of in-state foes, Troy University and Samford University. Not only did JSU have that, but they also had a road to trip to Macon, Georgia to take Mercer University. Despite the busy weekend for the JSU Soccer team, it looked like things would be in their favor. This team had … Continue reading Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

National Suicide Prevention Week

Breanna Hill, News Editor Every September, people strive to bring awareness to the delicate subject of suicide. Unfortunately, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US for all ages, and it takes the lives of over 40,000 Americans each year. Suffering from certain mental health disorders such as depression can lead to suicidal thoughts and tendencies. With the growing amount of deaths … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week