‘Tis the Season for giving back

Breanna Hill, News Editor Students returned this week with full bellies and the knowledge that the only thing standing between another long holiday break is finals. This week, students are going to be pulling all-nighters and studying as much as possible for the upcoming exams. Once we’re all out for the holidays it’s easy to think of ourselves and our families, which is always a good … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for giving back

Holiday Spirit ‘lights’ up campus

JP Wood, Staff Writer The student body came together on the steps of Bibb-Graves Tuesday night for to light up campus for the holiday season. The annual ‘JSU in Lights’ event featured representatives from campus organizations, JSU cheerleaders, administrators, Cocky, and President Beehler. Hot Chocolate and Cider were on hand for the event, which also served as the SGA toy drive for children in need. President … Continue reading Holiday Spirit ‘lights’ up campus

Protesters halt traffic on Highway 31 in response to Galleria shooting

Scott Young, Staff Reporter Last Thursday evening, a shooting broke out in the Riverchase Galleria Mall in an altercation between two people that left two injured and one dead. Emantic Bradford Jr., 21, was shot and killed by Hoover Police while “fleeing the shooting scene while brandishing a handgun.” Initially, Hoover Police announced that Bradford was responsible for the shooting of an 18-year old man … Continue reading Protesters halt traffic on Highway 31 in response to Galleria shooting

The Venture Brothers: a unique parody

James King, A&E Writer This article I’ve been wanting to do for a while and it will be a bit different from my normal movie reviews, because this time I’m reviewing a show, my favorite show, The Venture Brothers.  The Venture Brothers started in 2003 as a parody of cartoons ( specifically Johnny Quest), comics, pop music, and generally pop culture. The wacky brainchild of the … Continue reading The Venture Brothers: a unique parody

Advice with Breanna: College Tips and Tricks

  Breanna Hill, News Editor The time you spend in college is meant to be some of the best years of your life. You are able to study a certain career pathway of your choosing, gain countless friendships and develop even more as a person. When attending college comes to mind, it can be a bit nerve-racking. It is easy for an upcoming, or even a … Continue reading Advice with Breanna: College Tips and Tricks

JSU Drama receives eight nominations for roles in She Kills Monsters

Sydney Spencer, Staff Reporter Editor’s Note: An article appeared in the November 8, 2018 issue of The Chanticleer reporting the nomination of just one member of the Drama She Kills Monsters for competition in The Kennedy Center American College Festival. The Chanticleer staff were unaware of the other students and faculty that had been nominated until after the printing of this issue. We apologize to everyone … Continue reading JSU Drama receives eight nominations for roles in She Kills Monsters

TMB employee collects caps for cancer patients

Scott Young, Staff Reporter Todd Craven, a longtime employee of the food court at JSU, is collecting any plastic bottle caps to raise money for cancer patients. Many students have already stopped by to give their caps, whether from a water bottle or a soda. “If you have a Coke or Water in your backpack, don’t throw out the cap!! Please see Todd in the TMB … Continue reading TMB employee collects caps for cancer patients

‘One for the thumb’: Gamecocks win fifth straight OVC ring

Five in a row. For the fifth time in five years under Coach John Grass, the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks have won the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. “It’s a pretty special thing. I don’t know many college athletes that have four championships, let alone five,” Coach Grass said at Monday’s press conference. “These guys have got one for the thumb. It’s very impressive when you … Continue reading ‘One for the thumb’: Gamecocks win fifth straight OVC ring

Halloween: a triumphant return

Breihan Dryden, A&E Writer The Halloween franchise is a series that is near and dear to my heart, people. I own multiple versions of almost every film, have seen them countless times, purchased many a shirt, and will eventually get that famous image of the hand holding a knife, gradually fading into a Jack-O-Lantern painted onto my skin. I. Love. This. Series. But as with most … Continue reading Halloween: a triumphant return