The Venture Brothers: a unique parody

James King, A&E Writer This article I’ve been wanting to do for a while and it will be a bit different from my normal movie reviews, because this time I’m reviewing a show, my favorite show, The Venture Brothers.  The Venture Brothers started in 2003 as a parody of cartoons ( specifically Johnny Quest), comics, pop music, and generally pop culture. The wacky brainchild of the … Continue reading The Venture Brothers: a unique parody

Advice with Breanna: College Tips and Tricks

  Breanna Hill, News Editor The time you spend in college is meant to be some of the best years of your life. You are able to study a certain career pathway of your choosing, gain countless friendships and develop even more as a person. When attending college comes to mind, it can be a bit nerve-racking. It is easy for an upcoming, or even a … Continue reading Advice with Breanna: College Tips and Tricks

JSU Drama receives eight nominations for roles in She Kills Monsters

Sydney Spencer, Staff Reporter Editor’s Note: An article appeared in the November 8, 2018 issue of The Chanticleer reporting the nomination of just one member of the Drama She Kills Monsters for competition in The Kennedy Center American College Festival. The Chanticleer staff were unaware of the other students and faculty that had been nominated until after the printing of this issue. We apologize to everyone … Continue reading JSU Drama receives eight nominations for roles in She Kills Monsters

TMB employee collects caps for cancer patients

Scott Young, Staff Reporter Todd Craven, a longtime employee of the food court at JSU, is collecting any plastic bottle caps to raise money for cancer patients. Many students have already stopped by to give their caps, whether from a water bottle or a soda. “If you have a Coke or Water in your backpack, don’t throw out the cap!! Please see Todd in the TMB … Continue reading TMB employee collects caps for cancer patients

‘One for the thumb’: Gamecocks win fifth straight OVC ring

Five in a row. For the fifth time in five years under Coach John Grass, the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks have won the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. “It’s a pretty special thing. I don’t know many college athletes that have four championships, let alone five,” Coach Grass said at Monday’s press conference. “These guys have got one for the thumb. It’s very impressive when you … Continue reading ‘One for the thumb’: Gamecocks win fifth straight OVC ring

Halloween: a triumphant return

Breihan Dryden, A&E Writer The Halloween franchise is a series that is near and dear to my heart, people. I own multiple versions of almost every film, have seen them countless times, purchased many a shirt, and will eventually get that famous image of the hand holding a knife, gradually fading into a Jack-O-Lantern painted onto my skin. I. Love. This. Series. But as with most … Continue reading Halloween: a triumphant return

XCOM 2: satisfaction in complexity

Taylor Mitchell, A&E Editor I have had some unique experiences with this one, I have to admit. XCOM 2 came out in 2016 and I, being a huge fan of XCOM: Enemy Unknown before it, absolutely jumped on it. It had promised more difficulty and interesting mechanics that I was super hyped for, and I would like to say it fully delivered on that promise. Sadly … Continue reading XCOM 2: satisfaction in complexity

JSU student honored for role in She Kills Monsters

Sydney Spencer , A&E Reporter It has been a week since the final show of She Kills Monsters, and one of Jacksonville State University’s students has been nominated for her role to compete in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Her name is Chloe Barnes and she is a junior Drama major with a concentration in performance. The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival is … Continue reading JSU student honored for role in She Kills Monsters

Annual Blizzcon was a success, barring one stumble

Sean Collier, A&E Reporter On November 2 to November 3, Blizzard Entertainment had their annual Blizzcon at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. This convention has become one of the most anticipated events for fans of Blizzard and their games. Every year, this is where they announce big reveals and what is coming to the games people know and love. This year, There was some … Continue reading Annual Blizzcon was a success, barring one stumble