Going places: new renovations coming to JSU campus

By Katelyn Schneider Arts and Entertainment Editor Jacksonville State University is where students are going but not staying over the weekends. This sleepy college has plans to make its campus more exciting. The plan to increase the desire to be at JSU includes plans to improve housing and to add facilities that the students will … Continue reading Going places: new renovations coming to JSU campus

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JSU improves cybersecurity in light of February breach

By Marie McBurnett Special to The Chanticleer Jacksonville State University is instituting changes in the way it handles data on its server due to a security breach in February – but it could have been worse. Vinson Houston, JSU’s chief information officer in the information technology department said in an interview that it is one … Continue reading JSU improves cybersecurity in light of February breach

“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

Tuesday Talks gives first-hand look at careers

By Lauren Jackson Staff Writer The JSU Department of Academic Advisement hosted the first Tuesday Talks on September 26 at the Houston Cole Library. Consisting of a four-person panel of successful professionals from health care, the talk allowed students to go beyond requirements and prerequisites of a career of interest and learn more information about … Continue reading Tuesday Talks gives first-hand look at careers

Natural hair becoming as popular as relaxed hair among women

  One of the many topics women discuss while sitting in salons getting their hair done is whether to go natural, which means not using a relaxer or having a perm, or to use a relaxer in their hair. Throughout the salon waiting room, women discuss how perms are burning, and how straightening combs are … Continue reading Natural hair becoming as popular as relaxed hair among women

Tensions build as National Conventions draw closer

The presidential campaign is intensifying as candidates prepare for the Republican National Convention, beginning July 18, and the Democratic Convention, which will commence July 25. Only three Republican candidates — Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich — remain since Florida Sen. Marco Rubio suspended his campaign March 15 after a loss in … Continue reading Tensions build as National Conventions draw closer