Reflections of the Associate Editor

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor 7 years. And no, it’s not the beginning of some twisted college movie where a videotape kills you, it’s more like a twisted college existence and the thing killing you is your degree. I’ve been in college for seven years. Two years in community college and five years at JSU to … Continue reading Reflections of the Associate Editor

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JSU in Lights brings holiday cheer to campus

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at JSU. On Tuesday, November 28, President John Beehler, Dr. Pam Beehler and the JSU SGA invited students, faculty, staff and community to Bibb Graves Hall for the annual JSU in Lights tree-lighting celebration. “My favorite part is the lights!” SGA President Ranger Rumrill … Continue reading JSU in Lights brings holiday cheer to campus

JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter Dominating. That’s the word that best describes the start to the 2017-18 season for the Jacksonville State Men’s basketball squad. The Gamecocks downed Tennessee Wesleyan 100-42 in the regular season opener on Friday night, marking the first time Jacksonville State scored 100 or more points in the regular season since … Continue reading JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

“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

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

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