The green standard: Recycling at JSU below state goal

Dustin Fox, Special to the Chanticleer Recycling is one of the most popular ways for people to feel they are having a positive impact on the environment. Many cities offer curbside pickup of plastics, papers and other materials that can be processed and reused by recycling plants. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management set forth a goal for the state to recycle 25% of its waste. … Continue reading The green standard: Recycling at JSU below state goal

JSU club has “gotta’ collect ’em all”

By Dustin Fox, Staff Writer Jacksonville State University students interested in collectible items are invited to attend meetings of the newly-expanded JSU-Calhoun County Stamp, Coin and Collectibles Club. The club provides a space for the collectors to share with one another and get new information on many aspects of collecting. The club was originally founded by a JSU student in the 1970s as the Stamp … Continue reading JSU club has “gotta’ collect ’em all”

Homecoming 2016: Harvest Fest kicks off ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’

By Dustin Fox Staff Writer Homecoming is one of the most exciting weeks on a college campus. This year’s homecoming game will pit JSU against Eastern Illinois University in “The Greatest Show on Turf.” But the week leading up to the game is filled with just as much excitement. From homecoming elections to fall festivals, homecoming week has something for everyone. On the evening of … Continue reading Homecoming 2016: Harvest Fest kicks off ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’

Jsu inaugurates John Beehler as president

Jacksonville State University inaugurated its 12th president Friday in the Pete Mathews Coliseum, officially recognizing John Beehler and the beginning of his tenure as the university president. “I pledge to give my heart and soul to Jacksonville State University as together we pursue our bright future and bring JSU and our region of Northeastern Alabama to even greater levels of excellence,” Beehler said to the … Continue reading Jsu inaugurates John Beehler as president

Tensions build as National Conventions draw closer

The presidential campaign is intensifying as candidates prepare for the Republican National Convention, beginning July 18, and the Democratic Convention, which will commence July 25. Only three Republican candidates — Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich — remain since Florida Sen. Marco Rubio suspended his campaign March 15 after a loss in his home state. Wisconsin held a GOP Town Hall Tuesday … Continue reading Tensions build as National Conventions draw closer

New SGA officers seek more organizational participation

Now that the votes are in, the new Student Government Association members are getting ready to carry out their plans to increase student organization participation. Jesslan Sharp, the new SGA president, said it is her top priority. “Since I’ve been here as a freshman, the SGA has went forward so much, and we have made leaps and bounds. I’m excited to be handed the torch … Continue reading New SGA officers seek more organizational participation

Counselor lectures students on coping with perfectionism

Student Government Association guest speaker Counselor Caroline Allen-Ross spoke to students about perfectionism Tuesday in the TMB auditorium. Allen-Ross said perfectionism is a personality disorder that can have drastic effects on everyone, especially college students. Her speech, ‘When being perfect is stressing you out,’ identified symptoms of perfectionism and provided tips on how to deal with it. “It can be a terrible situation if you’re … Continue reading Counselor lectures students on coping with perfectionism

Cherise Peters focuses on getting students to their ‘next place’

  “I just love what I do. I love to find a young person and say ‘What are you doing? What school do you go to?’ And talk them into going to the school that I’m working at, or talk them into just going to school. To me, it’s just getting them to the next place,” Cherise Peters said to over 25 members of JSU … Continue reading Cherise Peters focuses on getting students to their ‘next place’

Dairy Queen has electronic accessories for students

Dairy Queen opened a “Grill and Chill” restaurant in Jacksonville Feb. 17. It is equipped with free Wi-Fi, several electric outlets and three flat-screen televisions broadcasting sports and news. Inside and out, the entire building has been remodeled and the dining area has all new furnishings. “We have plenty of space for people to come and hang out in here. And we have a patio … Continue reading Dairy Queen has electronic accessories for students

Board of Trustees discusses advancement committee

On January 25, Jacksonville State University’s Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the new year at the Houston Cole Library. Following an invocation from President Beehler, each committee spoke of its current affairs and plans for the year. A new committee dedicated to the advancement of the university was introduced. The advancement committee will work with fundraising, marketing and alumni associations to recruit … Continue reading Board of Trustees discusses advancement committee