Lauren Reaves named Miss JSU 2018

    Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer On January 12, ten beautiful, intelligent and classy women stepped onto the stage in Leone Cole Auditorium and gave it their all in the hopes of being crowned Miss Jacksonville State University 2018. One contestant, Lauren Reaves, impressed the judges the most, not just in one category, but overall. Reaves won the talent portion of the pageant and was ultimately … Continue reading Lauren Reaves named Miss JSU 2018

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 were students at JSU or Jacksonville community members, gathered for … Continue reading Cocky for LGBTQ+: Cocky Pride Parade brings campus and community together

Zeta Tau Alpha has Jacksonville thinking pink

Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer When someone thinks about the month of October, typically Halloween comes to mind. But for families of those who have lost their lives to the battle of breast cancer, it’s usually something a lot scarier than ghosts and ghouls. On average, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes, and one woman will die of breast cancer every thirteen … Continue reading Zeta Tau Alpha has Jacksonville thinking pink

Campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with ISO

Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 19, the SGA and the International Student Organization (ISO) partnered to put on the Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Originally scheduled to take place on the TMB lawn, the celebration was moved inside to the auditorium. Despite the change of venue, the celebration of Hispanic culture still managed to attract a crowd of students interested in supporting JSU’s ISO. Planned by … Continue reading Campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with ISO

A look back at the 2017 VMAs

Grace Cockrell, Staff Writer The 36th annual MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but viewers were left with some memorable highlights from the show that will stay in their minds for a very long time. Kicking off the event was eight-nominee hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar with his recent hits “Humble” and “DNA.” His crowd-pleasing performance included rapping surrounded by lasers, smoke and even a … Continue reading A look back at the 2017 VMAs