Higher higher ed: Tips for pursuing graduate school

As a young, fresh-out-of-college graduate, there’s only one thing the world will want to know: “What are you doing next?” Some students will have jobs lined up in their fields immediately after graduating with their bachelor’s degrees. Some will return to a family business. Some will start their own. But many will go on to … Continue reading Higher higher ed: Tips for pursuing graduate school

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A look back at the 2017 VMAs

Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer The 36th annual MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but viewers were left with some memorable highlights from the show that will stay in their minds for a very long time. Kicking off the event was eight-nominee hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar with his recent hits “Humble” and “DNA.” His crowd-pleasing … Continue reading A look back at the 2017 VMAs

Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor On Thursday, August 24, Florida made history by executing Mark Asay, a white man, for killing a black man. This is a state first.  According to public records and the Death Penalty Information Center, at least 20 black men gave been executed for killing white victims since the state reinstated … Continue reading Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

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

Horn passes first test as JSU’s new quarterback

Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer Replacing a legend can’t be easy. That’s the unenviable task set upon Jacksonville State Redshirt Junior quarterback Bryant Horn this season after the departure of arguably JSU’s greatest quarterback in Eli Jenkins. Horn’s task seems even more daunting when you consider that Jenkins’s favorite target and JSU legend in his own … Continue reading Horn passes first test as JSU’s new quarterback

JSU students find rare snake in Conecuh National Forest

By Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief When Jacob Garmon and Griffin McDaniels set off for a four-day excursion into the Conecuh National Forest in May, they hoped for a relaxing trip filled with sightings of their favorite reptiles and amphibians. What they didn’t expect was to find one of the most elusive and threatened snakes in the … Continue reading JSU students find rare snake in Conecuh National Forest

Gamecock Guide Sneak Peek: School of Science

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Calling all future Bill Nyes, Jane Goodalls and Sheldon Coopers: JSU’s School of Science is the place for you. Formed during a campus-wide restructuring in the fall of 2016, the School of Science is home to the biology, chemistry, geography, geology, math and computer science departments. “I have absolutely loved JSU,” said … Continue reading Gamecock Guide Sneak Peek: School of Science