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
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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
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
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
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
Cassidy Smith, Staff Writer Music, food and balloons filled the scene of the Library Tailgate at the Houston Cole Library on Thursday, October 26. The event’s purpose was to engage students with the priceless resource of librarians and the information that they can help students find. Each floor had a table set up with … Continue reading Library tailgate encourages students to explore Houston Cole
Rebekah Hawkins/Associate Editor I don’t understand haunted houses. Honestly. Why would you purposely go somewhere and let people dressed in horror make up and scary masks chase you around in the dark? I mean I’m a horror movie fan, I love ghost stories and spooky things but for some reason the concept of a fake … Continue reading Scaredy Cat: A wimp visits Sloss Fright Furnace
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Eric Taunton, Staff Writer The Student Government Association at Jacksonville State University hosted its 4th annual Harvest Festival on Tuesday, October 24 on the quad of JSU. Campus organizations set up tables and games while families and children trick-or-treated. “The Harvest Festival is an annual event for the Jacksonville community to participate in our homecoming activities,” … Continue reading Homecoming kicks off with Harvest Fest