Finding My Voice: A survivor of domestic abuse tells her story

**Editor's Note: This is a true story. It contains depictions of emotional, mental and sexual abuse that some readers may find disturbing. We have chosen to run this story unedited because it is an important topic. Reader discretion is advised** My story; Notice the semicolon is there to point out the continuing of a sentence, … Continue reading Finding My Voice: A survivor of domestic abuse tells her story

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‘Pockets of Support’: A JSU alumnus speaks out about Roy Moore

Randall Fair, Special to the Chanticleer I was a student at Jacksonville State in the early eighties.  While at JSU, I wrote for “The Chanticleer,” joined Sigma Nu Fraternity, appeared in three plays, and bartended at The Red Rooster Pub.   Despite all this activity, it was a lonely time for a young person trying … Continue reading ‘Pockets of Support’: A JSU alumnus speaks out about Roy Moore

How to (not) lose a guy in 10 games (a response)

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor So, the other day I was browsing Saturday Down South. One of my favorite college football blogs and usually a very good source of information and interesting reads. However, the other day I came across this. It's an article called "How to (not) lose a girl in 10 games" written by Chris … Continue reading How to (not) lose a guy in 10 games (a response)

“These are the things I stole”: In defense of DACA

Cristian O. Contreras, Special to the Chanticleer A lot of people are wondering why I'm reposting old pictures. Here's why: Below are pictures of things I've stolen. These are things I stole from fellow Americans. I stole a diploma to a 4 year institution. I committed a crime by cheating the system. Instead of taking out … Continue reading “These are the things I stole”: In defense of DACA

Somebody that I Used to Know, Part 1: You will find the love you deserve

At 17 you had a warped view of how love was supposed to be. You thought that arguing, name calling, and the occasional slap to the face or pulling of limbs just happened in a relationship when you had disagreements. You thought that you could change that person who was broken, but you didn't realize … Continue reading Somebody that I Used to Know, Part 1: You will find the love you deserve

From the editor’s desk: reflections of my first year

Katie Cline, Editor in Chief One year. Almost to the day. That’s how long I’ve had the job of editor-in-chief. When I was hired last April, I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know that I’d start thinking on a week-to-week basis. I didn’t know that I’d start measuring the semester in newspapers. I … Continue reading From the editor’s desk: reflections of my first year

I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament

https://twitter.com/DMayes34/status/842814510603915265 Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer I love basketball. I am a big fan of all sports and consume sports media at a somewhat-maybe-probably unhealthy level, but something about basketball sets it apart from the others for me. However, as a 5-foot-9-inch, un-athletic student at Fyffe High School (yes, it is a real place), my basketball … Continue reading I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament