Filmmaker makes a “killing” with cold case documentary

Brittany Robertson, Staff Writer Hunting down leads to discover history's most notorious serial killers sounds like something out of a horror novel, but two brave filmmakers dared to go into the belly of the beast for the sake of justice. “The Killing Season” filmmaker Rachel Mills visited Jacksonville State University on Monday, February 13. The event … Continue reading Filmmaker makes a “killing” with cold case documentary

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Jacksonville State Marching Southerners announce 2017 show, “Angels Among Us”

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor For many, Valentine’s Day means elaborate dates and lots of chocolates. For Southerners, it means the reveal of a new marching band production. At midnight on Feb. 14, hundreds of people anxiously refreshed the Marching Southerners’ webpage, nervously awaiting the show production. The Marching Southerners will be presenting their … Continue reading Jacksonville State Marching Southerners announce 2017 show, “Angels Among Us”

Becoming a brother: the final steps

By Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor The David L. Walters Department of Music of Jacksonville State University presented the Kappa Kappa Psi Membership Candidates (MCs) in recital on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The lights of the Performance Center of Mason Hall dimmed at 5 p.m. as Nick Doyle, KKPsi’s Music Chair, welcomed the guests … Continue reading Becoming a brother: the final steps

JSU drama brings magic to the stage in “The Tempest”

By Katie Cline Editor-in-Chief Any Shakespearean play is a massive undertaking, but “The Tempest,” with its revenge plots, large cast and copious magic, may be one of the most complicated shows to put on. None of this has deterred JSU’s drama department as it prepares for opening night on February 16, though. “Every show is … Continue reading JSU drama brings magic to the stage in “The Tempest”

“These Shining Lives” to hit stage and hearts of JSU

By Katie Cline Editor-in-Chief The year is 1922. The Radium Dial Company has just opened in Ottowa, Ill. The women who work there are paid eight cents for every watch they paint, and they’re ecstatic about it. They don’t know that the jobs they are so excited to have will be what kills them. This … Continue reading “These Shining Lives” to hit stage and hearts of JSU