JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

    Alissa Camplin, Arts and Entertainment Editor and Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Getting to class on time. Giving pedestrians priority. Not dying. These are just a few things that the students of Jacksonville State University rely on the campus crosswalks for, and, this year, The Chanticleer would like to honor one particular crosswalk with the Crosswalk of the … Continue reading  JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

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“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

Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91

   Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor The head of Playboy, Hugh Hefner, died after going into cardiac arrest and experiencing respiratory failure. E.Coli and Septicemia (blood poisoning) were also contributing factors to his passing. He died on Wednesday, September 27, at the age of 91. According to TMZ, Hefner was laid to rest next … Continue reading Playboy empire owner Hugh Hefner dies in home at age 91

Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor On Thursday, August 24, Florida made history by executing Mark Asay, a white man, for killing a black man. This is a state first.  According to public records and the Death Penalty Information Center, at least 20 black men gave been executed for killing white victims since the state reinstated … Continue reading Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

“13 Reasons Why” creates big splash on Netflix

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor Thirteen Reasons Why has been rocking Neflix screens since its release on March 31, 2017. According to Huffington Post, the series is actually the most talked about in Netflix history. According to leading social media research firm Fizzology, 13 Reasons Why has seen more social media volume than any … Continue reading “13 Reasons Why” creates big splash on Netflix

Jacksonville State Marching Southerners announce 2017 show, “Angels Among Us”

Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor For many, Valentine’s Day means elaborate dates and lots of chocolates. For Southerners, it means the reveal of a new marching band production. At midnight on Feb. 14, hundreds of people anxiously refreshed the Marching Southerners’ webpage, nervously awaiting the show production. The Marching Southerners will be presenting their … Continue reading Jacksonville State Marching Southerners announce 2017 show, “Angels Among Us”

Becoming a brother: the final steps

By Alissa Camplin, Arts & Entertainment Editor The David L. Walters Department of Music of Jacksonville State University presented the Kappa Kappa Psi Membership Candidates (MCs) in recital on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The lights of the Performance Center of Mason Hall dimmed at 5 p.m. as Nick Doyle, KKPsi’s Music Chair, welcomed the guests … Continue reading Becoming a brother: the final steps

Governor’s officials visit campus, speak about state programs

The political science department Tuesday hosted a special event featuring three cabinet secretaries and a policy advisor from Gov. Robert Bentley’s office. The Action Institute from Grand Rapids hosted the event entitled, “Opportunity and Merit: Building Alabama’s Future.” John-Bauer Graham, Dean of Library Services, welcomed guests to the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. … Continue reading Governor’s officials visit campus, speak about state programs

JSU Steel Band performs mainstream music

The David L. Walters Department of Music hosted the Jacksonville State Latin Ensemble and Steel Band concert Tuesday night. It began at 7:30 p.m. and was held in the Performance Center of Mason Hall. Dr. Andy Nevala and Dr. Tony McCutchen direct the Latin Ensemble. The nine-person ensemble performed four pieces including “Isn’t She Lovely” … Continue reading JSU Steel Band performs mainstream music