Not Sugar-Coating It: A Q&A about Diabetes

**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 a diabetic, when they were diagnosed … Continue reading Not Sugar-Coating It: A Q&A about Diabetes

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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

JSU takes down Delta State in Exhibition contest

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter In their first action since taking the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis during the NCAA tournament, the Jacksonville State Men’s basketball team had a great exhibition outing. After falling in a quick 6-0 hole to begin the game, Jacksonville State had no problem in demolishing their Division II … Continue reading JSU takes down Delta State in Exhibition contest

Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter In both of Jacksonville State football’s last two games, the team has struggled to a sluggish start. It took the Gamecocks until their third drive in Saturday’s 23-7 homecoming win against Southeast Missouri State to put up their first points, a 65-yard catch-and-run from Kendrick Doss to Trae Barry, and … Continue reading Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

A walk with royalty: Meet the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief It may have literally rained on their parade, but the weather didn’t dampen the spirits of JSU’s 2017 Homecoming King and Queen, Paris Coleman and Shea O’Donnell. The pair qualified for candidacy at the annual Homecoming Showcase on October 11. After voting on October 24, Coleman and O’Donnell learned that they had … Continue reading A walk with royalty: Meet the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

Library opens children’s corner for JSU’s littlest Gamecocks

  Brittany Robertson, Staff Writer On October 25, Jacksonville State University's Houston Cole Library hosted the grand opening of a new, colorful addition to its 5th floor. The Children's Corner Reading Room is an energizing, colorful area designed to foster a love of literature and reading, and to promote literacy for children. Dean of the … Continue reading Library opens children’s corner for JSU’s littlest Gamecocks

Charges filed in Mueller investigation

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller has produced its first charges against several individuals connected with the Trump campaign on Monday, October 30. This is the first official confirmation that someone involved with President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign turned to Russia to obtain damaging information on his opponent Hillary Clinton. … Continue reading Charges filed in Mueller investigation