Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Jacksonville State University volleyball squad marched on through their OVC schedule, playing for the first time in a month within friendly confines. In their OVC home opener, the Gamecocks fell 3 sets to 1 against a Tennessee State squad who has yet to lose an OVC match. In just the second home loss on the season, JSU fell in heartbreakingly close … Continue reading Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

University Recreation starts Wellness Challenge

Breanna Hill, News Editor On October 1st the University Recreation Organization started another wellness challenge for the students here at Jacksonville State called the Hydration Challenge. The challenge consists of drinking at least 64 ounces of water a day for twenty days. Do you need some motivation in order to stand up to the challenge? Check this out. The first 100 people to accomplish this … Continue reading University Recreation starts Wellness Challenge

How to Improve your study habits

Breanna Hill, News Editor Students of all ages have, at one time, been subject to procrastinating when it comes to studying or doing homework assignments—this often leads to all-nighters, consumption of energy drinks and coffee, and the process of cramming as much information into our brains as possible. Definitely not a good idea. There are ways to improve study habits, which include, and aren’t limited to, … Continue reading How to Improve your study habits

UN Day Tea Shows Cultural Wealth of Dance

Ooreolouwa Olayinka, Staff Writer On Sunday the 30th of September, I went to the International House’s annual UN Day Tea. Every year, hordes of people- Americans, internationals and alumni of the International House gather together to watch this multicultural display. I went with the intention to write an article on the event. However, I had no idea what I was going to write about. That … Continue reading UN Day Tea Shows Cultural Wealth of Dance

Alabama & Friends put on a show in Jacksonville

Taylor Mitchell, A&E Editor After 6 months of hurt and healing, destruction and rebuilding, sorrow and joy; Jacksonville State University took a special step in its recovery. Wednesday night, the JSU community gathered together to raise money for the universities recovery from the March tornado. Randy Owen, lead guitarist of Alabama as well as a  JSU alumnus and trustee, decided after the tornado that he wanted … Continue reading Alabama & Friends put on a show in Jacksonville

Gamecocks beat APSU in homecoming matchup

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor With the question of how the Gamecocks will do playing back to back games I think we all go our answer. Homecoming 2018 against the Austin Peay Governors was a hard fought and hard-won game. With the Gamecocks pulling out a 48-32 victory over the Govs. The 1st quarter started off rocky with the Governors going up 9-0 on JSU, but … Continue reading Gamecocks beat APSU in homecoming matchup

The Incredibles 2 does not live up to the wait

James King , A&E Writer The first Incredibles movie is a classic piece of superhero cinema. One of those rare movies that is both celebrated in it’s own time, and gotten better with time. Director Brad Bird crafts a believable, human, and just plain fun animated movie. It’s no wonder that The Incredibles is many people’s favorite Pixar movie. It nails what makes superheroes great and … Continue reading The Incredibles 2 does not live up to the wait

Meet Cocky Esports

Sydney Spencer, A&E reporter Esports, or electronic sports, is an up and coming type of competition featuring video games being played competitively in a tournament fashion. This new type of sports promotion has been increasing rabidly in popularity over the last few years. With the rise of things like Overwatch League, an Esports league with teams and seasons structured much like Major League Baseball, it … Continue reading Meet Cocky Esports

How Marvel challenges us: The commentary present in the MCU

Taylor Mitchell, A&E Editor Superhero movies have evolved in our culture as the modern equivalent to the spaghetti western. They are mass market entertainment to the highest degree, movies meant to entertain and make their studios a whole heaping lot of money. They are made to be almost universally relatable and consumable to increase ticket sales. The continued popularity has caused many to see them … Continue reading How Marvel challenges us: The commentary present in the MCU