Students share their Study Abroad experience

Scott Young, Staff Reporter For many Jacksonville State University students, studying abroad provides the unique opportunity to personally experience a vast world filled with a variety of different cultures. As students travel the world, they’re immersed into an environment they’ve never been before—an uncharted territory. JSU’s Study Abroad Program prepares students for a globalized society. On Wednesday afternoon, JSU Study Abroad Students attended a Welcome … Continue reading Students share their Study Abroad experience

Sophomore Convocation welcomes returning students (back) to campus

Breanna Hill, News Editor On Tuesday the 28th, the TMB lawn was buzzing with second year students at Jacksonville State University’s annual sophomore convocation. The promise of free food, the various booths set up, fun games, and the possibility of winning a prize was enough to draw a pretty big crowd of sophomores to the event, which lasted from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Corn hole, … Continue reading Sophomore Convocation welcomes returning students (back) to campus

U.S. Senator John McCain dies at 81

Scott Young, Staff Reporter Former Senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain died Saturday evening after roughly a year-long battle with brain cancer. He was 81 and only four days shy of his 82nd birthday. In a statement from his office, it was announced McCain passed away at 4:28 p.m. local time at his home in Cornville, Arizona, one day after it was … Continue reading U.S. Senator John McCain dies at 81

Jacksonville builds community ‘Spirit’ on Mountain Street

JP Wood, Staff Reporter Welcome week festivities marched on at JSU Thursday night as The City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville State University came together to host the 13th annual Spirit on Mountain Street. Local businesses, Jacksonville residents and JSU students all turned out on Mountain Street in front of JSU Stadium for food offered by local restaurants, an antique car show, a hotdog eating contest … Continue reading Jacksonville builds community ‘Spirit’ on Mountain Street

Welcome “home” Gamecocks: Students return to campus amidst rebuilding efforts

  Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief Nearly five months to the day after the March 19 tornadoes ripped through the campus of Jacksonville State University, students arrived for the fall semester to find a campus still very much in the recovery process. Many buildings and parking lots remain closed for the time being, and construction crew and equipment still scattered around campus, but JSU says the University … Continue reading Welcome “home” Gamecocks: Students return to campus amidst rebuilding efforts

Coop DeVille sustains fire damage, students organize candlelight vigil

  Scott Young, Staff Reporter August 22, 2018 After the popular Jacksonville wing restaurant erupted into flames Monday morning shortly after 8 a.m., students of Jacksonville State gathered in the patio of Coop DeVille to pay their respects late Tuesday night. Coop Deville, was a popular wing restaurant in Jacksonville, especially amongst the students of JSU. Students constructed a shrine consisting of lit candles, a … Continue reading Coop DeVille sustains fire damage, students organize candlelight vigil

Coop Deville sustains fire damage

JP Wood, Staff Reporter JACKSONVILLE-A familiar Jacksonville restaurant went up in flames Monday morning. Coop Deville, a longtime popular takeout wings restaurant, caught fire early Monday. The flames were quickly put out, but the damage had been done. City building inspector Mark Williams said the building will be condemned and must be torn down. A passing driver called to report the blaze at Coop Deville … Continue reading Coop Deville sustains fire damage

‘Respect the Polygon’: James Spann talks March 19, weather safety

James Spann poses with Cocky before his presentation at the Leone Cole Auditorium on the campus of Jacksonville State University (Hollie Ivey, The Chanticleer) Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief “All it takes is one. [Jacksonville’s] April 27 is March 19” Just four months after tornadoes ravaged the campus of Jacksonville State and the surrounding community, Alabama’s most famous TV meteorologist visited JSU to discuss his career, the … Continue reading ‘Respect the Polygon’: James Spann talks March 19, weather safety

The Sunsets release debut studio album with a bang

Members of The Sunsets, (Left to Right) Devin Gordy, Allen Poore, Torsten Dryden, Daniel O’Donnell, Jack Vermuth, and Breihan Dryden, pose after their concert in Atlanta on Sunday, July 1. (Taylor Mitchell, The Chanticleer) Taylor Mitchell, Chanticleer Reporter On Sunday July 1st, Jacksonville band The Sunsets released their first ever studio album with a bang. They debuted their new album, Heartbeat Massacre, with a concert at … Continue reading The Sunsets release debut studio album with a bang