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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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

The brothers Brewster: JSU faculty find a new home in community theater

  Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief   What do a drama professor, an IT worker and the manager of student media have in common? They’re playing the Brewster brothers in CAST’s production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” March 8-11. Dr. Michael Boynton, an assistant professor of drama; Mr. Glenn Davenport, an IT support analyst and Mr. Mike … Continue reading The brothers Brewster: JSU faculty find a new home in community theater

No crap (game) here: JSU drama puts on “Guys and Dolls”

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief 1930s New York City comes to Jacksonville with JSU Drama’s production of “Guys and Dolls” February 23-25 and March 2-4. The musical follows Nathan Detroit, a gambler, as he tries to set up the biggest crap game in the city, much to the dissatisfaction of his fiancée of 14 years, Miss Adelaide. But … Continue reading No crap (game) here: JSU drama puts on “Guys and Dolls”

Spring musicale brings Disney to Mason

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief The sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota took audience members to “A Whole New World” as part of their musicale on February 6. Twelve members took to the stage in the Mason Hall Performance Center to perform selections from the classic Disney movies “Hercules,” “Rapunzel,” “A Little Mermaid” and “101 Dalmatians.” Deandrea Stowe started … Continue reading Spring musicale brings Disney to Mason

“Glee” actor, Mark Salling, dead at 35 from suicide

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor According to TMZ, law enforcement found 35 year-old “Glee” star Mark Salling hanging from a tree on Tuesday, Jan. 30. His legal trouble began in Jan. 2013 when his girlfriend, Roxanne Gorzela, claimed sexual battery when the actor refused to use a condom during the times they had consensual sex. … Continue reading “Glee” actor, Mark Salling, dead at 35 from suicide

Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People”

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Sibling rivalry, political corruption and scientific truth come to a head in the Jacksonville State University Drama Department’s 2017-2018 season opener, “An Enemy of the People.” The play, directed by assistant professor Mike Boynton, is an Arthur Miller translation and adaptation of the original Henrik Ibsen play. Miller and Ibsen, both renown playwrights, … Continue reading Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People”

Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91

   Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor The head of Playboy, Hugh Hefner, died after going into cardiac arrest and experiencing respiratory failure. E.Coli and Septicemia (blood poisoning) were also contributing factors to his passing. He died on Wednesday, September 27, at the age of 91. According to TMZ, Hefner was laid to rest next … Continue reading Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91