Not sugar-coating it

**Editor’s Note**: November is Diabetes Awareness Month. One in 10 Americans have diabetes while another 84 million adults in the U.S are at risk of developing type two diabetes. The Chanticleer sat down with two people that have diabetes and asked them a series of questions about life as life as a diabetic, when they … Continue reading Not sugar-coating it

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JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter Dominating. That’s the word that best describes the start to the 2017-18 season for the Jacksonville State Men’s basketball squad. The Gamecocks downed Tennessee Wesleyan 100-42 in the regular season opener on Friday night, marking the first time Jacksonville State scored 100 or more points in the regular season since … Continue reading JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter “All across the state, excitement is building for this race. There is just an excitement brewing for change,” said Democrat Doug Jones, opening his speech to a cheering crowd at Classic Too on Noble Street in downtown Anniston this Tuesday, November 7. “It's not about me. It's not about Roy Moore,” said … Continue reading Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter In a final tune-up before kicking off their regular season on the 10th, Jacksonville State women’s basketball defeated Alabama-Huntsville 63-47 at home on Sunday. Despite having to replace three of last year’s starters and welcome seven new faces to the team, the Gamecocks exercised superb ball control against the Chargers, taking … Continue reading Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

“A Life I Love”: Open letters to my family during National Adoption Awareness Month

  Alissa Camplin, Arts and Entertainment Editor I like to believe that I lead a fairly normal lifestyle. I go to school full time to get a degree that I may not get a well-paying job for. I spend my Tuesday nights at Loco Mex for tacos and margaritas. I have an incredible dog named … Continue reading “A Life I Love”: Open letters to my family during National Adoption Awareness Month

Cocky for LGBTQ+: Cocky Pride Parade brings campus and community together

Cassidy Smith, Staff Writer The rain couldn't stop the proud from celebrating the first annual Cocky Pride Parade on Wednesday, November 1. A crowd of over 70 attendees convened in the Theron Montgomery Building's lawn to celebrate their sexualities or to be an ally to those they love. Many members of the LGBTQ+ community, whether they … Continue reading Cocky for LGBTQ+: Cocky Pride Parade brings campus and community together

U.N. representative talks education and activism

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief  RESULTS Jacksonville, a local chapter of the national non-profit RESULTS, hosted its first meeting on Friday, November 3. The headliner was guest speaker Selmawit Adugna Bekele, an education and gender activist and Ethiopian United Nations representative. RESULTS is a non-partisan organization that “focuses on changing the system that puts people in positions of … Continue reading U.N. representative talks education and activism