JSU hosts multiple art shows

Sydney Spencer, A&E Reporter   The Jacksonville State University Art Department hosted an art exhibit for two artists last Thursday. Young Lee was one of the artists who was able to display his work. He was born in South Korea and earned two associate degrees from North Georgia in Business Administration and Studio Arts. During his speech, Lee explains how he started out as an artist … Continue reading JSU hosts multiple art shows

Ant-man and the Wasp stings viewers

James A. King, A&E Writer Marvel has been on a roll this year with their last two movies, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, have made billions of dollars each. Black Panther being the first movie coming out this year had arguably one of the most compelling villains in the marvel movie universe. Its unique afro-futuristic style and highly political message against racism and isolationism really … Continue reading Ant-man and the Wasp stings viewers

Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last Friday night, the Gamecocks had a very intriguing matchup against an in-state rival, the University of North Alabama Lions. UNA, one of the hottest soccer teams in the state of Alabama, was looking to win their fifth straight game. Unfortunately for the Gamecocks, talent in this one would show who was the better team. The Gamecocks were overmatched on defense. The … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

After strong start, Gamecocks prepare for weekend action

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Todd Garvey era has begun for JSU volleyball. The Gamecocks opened their season last weekend at home in the Jax State Invitational, in which they went 3-1 with wins over North Alabama, Lamar, and Mercer. The sole loss came to Little Rock, who finished the tournament 4-0. Aside from new head coach Todd Garvey, JSU’s 2018 squad will feature six newcomers. … Continue reading After strong start, Gamecocks prepare for weekend action

The Horror of Sleep Deprivation

Breanna Hill, News Editor Irritability, fine lines, and dark circles are not the only haunting reminders of a terrible night’s sleep. Not sleeping well can affect your cardiovascular, endocrine, immune, digestive, and your respiratory systems—so, basically, your entire body. Sleeping is when your body takes time to heal and repair itself. Lack of sleep can make that difficult. Losing sleep is known to deter our … Continue reading The Horror of Sleep Deprivation

Some hard-earned time off: JSU International House educates students about Labor Day

JP Wood, Staff Reporter As students were returning home from their three day weekend, the International House students put on an event to demonstrate the significance of the holiday. JSU students were welcomed in to the International House with cookies, drinks and friendly house residents. Refreshments weren’t the only thing being served up though. House residents had prepared presentations about the labor day holiday that … Continue reading Some hard-earned time off: JSU International House educates students about Labor Day

Candidates Showcase their Homecoming Spirit

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief Jacksonville State University officially began “Homecoming season” on Thursday August 30, 2018 when it held its annual Homecoming Showcase. The Showcase allows candidates to make their case as to why they should be crowned king or queen, while also telling attendees about their chosen philanthropic platform. 2018 is the third year that the Homecoming court has selected a charity or cause to … Continue reading Candidates Showcase their Homecoming Spirit

Students share their Study Abroad experience

Scott Young, Staff Reporter For many Jacksonville State University students, studying abroad provides the unique opportunity to personally experience a vast world filled with a variety of different cultures. As students travel the world, they’re immersed into an environment they’ve never been before—an uncharted territory. JSU’s Study Abroad Program prepares students for a globalized society. On Wednesday afternoon, JSU Study Abroad Students attended a Welcome … Continue reading Students share their Study Abroad experience