Turtles don’t belong on fence posts:  A former Editor’s thoughts on a popular JSU phrase

Katie Cline, Special to the Chanticleer “If you’re walking through the Talladega National Forest and see a turtle on a fence post, you can be sure that it didn’t get there by itself.” If you’ve ever been to a formal JSU function that Dr. John M. Beehler deemed worthy of his presence, you’ve heard that metaphor. At graduations, it’s followed by a round of applause … Continue reading Turtles don’t belong on fence posts:  A former Editor’s thoughts on a popular JSU phrase

University Under Fire: Students protest at Athletics Committee meeting

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief A group of students silently held posters at the back of the room during the Board of Trustees Athletics Committee meeting on Monday. The signs bore messages like “It’s on us” and “To be part of the solution,” “To be proactive” and “To stop sexual assault.” They were gathered to protest JSU’s decision to sign Landon Rice to the football team. Rice … Continue reading University Under Fire: Students protest at Athletics Committee meeting

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 said. “I enjoy seeing all of my friends and Gamecock … Continue reading JSU in Lights brings holiday cheer to campus

Beehler feels ‘at home’ at JSU

Even though President John M. Beehler has only been on campus two months, he said he already feels at home in Jacksonville. “I grew up in a really small town in the Appalachian Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania called the Pocono Mountains. It’s very much like home here with all the mountains and nature,” Beehler said. For the past two months, Beehler and his wife Pamela … Continue reading Beehler feels ‘at home’ at JSU