New play a ‘Monster’ success for JSU Drama

Sydney Spencer, Staff Reporter Since last Friday, Jacksonville State University has hosted four showings of She Kills Monsters, a play by Qui Nguyen and directed by Dr. Michael Boynton. This new contemporary and cutting-edge play helps set the bar at an even higher level for JSU’s top-notch Drama Department. With many opportunities to go see it, the reviews for the show have been outstandingly positive. … Continue reading New play a ‘Monster’ success for JSU Drama

She Kills Monsters Kills

Taylor Mitchell, A&E Editor This past weekend JSU’s Drama Department opened its 2018-2019 season with their production of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. The play is an interesting one about a woman named Agnes Evan who lives and always has lived in the small town of Athens, Ohio. Agnes’ family, including her younger sister Tilly, have recently died in a car accident, leaving Agnes alone … Continue reading She Kills Monsters Kills

JSU prepares for production of She Kills Monsters

Sydney Spencer, A&E Reporter The Drama Department of Jacksonville State University will be hosting a highly anticipated play this semester. The play is called She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen and will be directed by Dr. Michael Boynton in the Stone Center. There will be four opportunities to go see it from October 26-29 and all shows start at 7:30 p.m. except for the Sunday … Continue reading JSU prepares for production of She Kills Monsters

Venom vs Upgrade: how similar concepts compare

Sean Collier, A&E Writer So you are probably thinking “how many times am I going to see an article talking about the Venom movie?”. Well don’t worry, this is the last time I plan on writing about that movie… Probably. The main reason why I want to talk about it again is, whether or not you’ve seen it, people that talk about Venom have been comparing … Continue reading Venom vs Upgrade: how similar concepts compare

Terrified: an obscure Halloween delight

Breihan Dryden, A&E Writer So, this was not the film that I was originally going to review this week, but holy hell, what a doozy it is. While Satan’s Slaves will get its time to shine in the near future, I just had to talk about this Argentinian creepfest. Currently streaming on Shudder (hands down the best streaming site besides Amazon Prime, which you can … Continue reading Terrified: an obscure Halloween delight

A clock that keeps ticking

James King, A&E Writer I was curious about this movie. I had seen a preview earlier this year in one of the many superhero movies, and it looked pretty interesting for a kids movie. It was a period piece movie reminding me of the magic of the Harry Potter franchise and the general creepy oddness of The Addams Family franchise. The advertising even got me. … Continue reading A clock that keeps ticking

JSU hosts three new art shows

Sydney Spencer, A&E Reporter This past Thursday on October 4th, there was an art gallery for faculty of Jacksonville State University as well as the artist Mark Bueno. The art of the faculty was displayed in Hammond Hall while Mark Bueno’s art was displayed in the Round House Gallery. Art ranged from paintings, sculptures, live art, and pop art. The 2018 Faculty Show had all types … Continue reading JSU hosts three new art shows

Solo: Worth a watch for theater boycotters

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-chief  First of all, I’ll give a little disclaimer. I’m a huge Star Wars fan, and I’ve loved all the new movies with Disney at the helm (including The Last Jedi). So, if you want to dismiss my opinion now based on that knowledge and go about your day, then I wouldn’t blame you. Still here? Cool. Solo: A Star Wars Story is … Continue reading Solo: Worth a watch for theater boycotters