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”

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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

A Conversation with Comedian Bill Burr

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor He’s been called “a cynic who never paid heed to political correctness” by the Montreal Gazette and “one of the funniest, most distinctive voices in the country for years” by the New York Times. Some might call him a celebrity, but he just says he’s “more notoriety than celebrity”. Whatever he’s called, … Continue reading A Conversation with Comedian Bill Burr

A look back at the 2017 VMAs

Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer The 36th annual MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but viewers were left with some memorable highlights from the show that will stay in their minds for a very long time. Kicking off the event was eight-nominee hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar with his recent hits “Humble” and “DNA.” His crowd-pleasing … Continue reading A look back at the 2017 VMAs

“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