Gamecocks topple EIU

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor This past Saturday the JSU Gamecocks sailed past Eastern Illinois in their fourth Ohio Valley Conference game. This game was the fourth straight OVC contest out of eight for the Gamecocks. This helped them add another win in the column and another win on the streak list that has now moved to 36 games in OVC play. That’s right the Gamecocks … Continue reading Gamecocks topple EIU

JSU hosts multiple art shows

Sydney Spencer, A&E Reporter   The Jacksonville State University Art Department hosted an art exhibit for two artists last Thursday. Young Lee was one of the artists who was able to display his work. He was born in South Korea and earned two associate degrees from North Georgia in Business Administration and Studio Arts. During his speech, Lee explains how he started out as an artist … Continue reading JSU hosts multiple art shows

Gamecock Guide 2018: A golden age of JSU Athletics

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief When JSU’s freshman class of 2022 arrives on campus this fall, it will be doing so during one of the most successful periods for Gamecock athletics. Jacksonville State’s sports teams compete at the highest level of collegiate sports, NCAA’s Division I, with the football team competing in the Football Championship Subdivision of Division I. Football is perhaps the king of all sports in … Continue reading Gamecock Guide 2018: A golden age of JSU Athletics

Brown: Drumwright is the leader the Gamecocks needed

By Chris Allen Brown/Associate Editor Malcolm Drumwright has been through it all during the last four years. At a school, not only 2,000 miles away from his home in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., but also a football powerhouse trying to establish itself inside a basketball conference, Drumwright has helped do what many believe would be impossible — bring relevance to the Gamecock men’s basketball program. The … Continue reading Brown: Drumwright is the leader the Gamecocks needed

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

Fighting the flu at JSU

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief This year’s aggressive flu season led Governor Kay Ivey to declare a state of emergency on January 11. By that date, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) was investigating 44 cases of influenza-associated deaths and one confirmed case of influenza-associated pediatric death. Of those 44 deaths, ten occurred in the northeastern region where Calhoun County is located. This is the second … Continue reading Fighting the flu at JSU

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

What the fans don’t see

It may be called the “off-season,” but it’s not the part of the season where the players and coaches take off. The offseason is busy, busier than you may think. The Jacksonville State football team knows just how busy it is. Even in the off-season, the Gamecocks are continually trying to get better. Whether it’s in the weight room, in the gym, in the classroom … Continue reading What the fans don’t see

Sand Volleyball lands at Jacksonville State

Jacksonville State University welcomes Sand Volleyball as the 17th varsity sport. The NCAA voted to add Sand Volleyball in 2010 to its list of emerging sports for women. The following year, 15 Division I schools sponsored the sport. In 2013, 15 additional programs added the sport. Now, JSU has added the sport and is alongside UAB as the only Division I programs with Sand Volleyball … Continue reading Sand Volleyball lands at Jacksonville State

‘One Day without Shoes’ a success

Several Jacksonville State University alumni and guests led the barefoot trail in one of the year’s most talked about movements: “One Day without Shoes”. The event was held on April 15, 2015, on the Theron Montgomery Building (TMB) lawn, and occurred from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Several JSU faculty members, alongside students supporting their respective fraternity and sorority functions, were among the many to … Continue reading ‘One Day without Shoes’ a success