JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

    Alissa Camplin, Arts and Entertainment Editor and Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Getting to class on time. Giving pedestrians priority. Not dying. These are just a few things that the students of Jacksonville State University rely on the campus crosswalks for, and, this year, The Chanticleer would like to honor one particular crosswalk with the Crosswalk of the … Continue reading  JSU Crosswalk named Person (Crosswalk) of the Year

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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

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

A walk with royalty: Meet the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief It may have literally rained on their parade, but the weather didn’t dampen the spirits of JSU’s 2017 Homecoming King and Queen, Paris Coleman and Shea O’Donnell. The pair qualified for candidacy at the annual Homecoming Showcase on October 11. After voting on October 24, Coleman and O’Donnell learned that they had … Continue reading A walk with royalty: Meet the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People”

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Sibling rivalry, political corruption and scientific truth come to a head in the Jacksonville State University Drama Department’s 2017-2018 season opener, “An Enemy of the People.” The play, directed by assistant professor Mike Boynton, is an Arthur Miller translation and adaptation of the original Henrik Ibsen play. Miller and Ibsen, both renown playwrights, … Continue reading Modern themes come to life in JSU Drama’s “An Enemy of the People”

Remembering JSU alumnus and state representative Jim Patterson

  Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Alabama State Representative and JSU alumnus Jim Patterson, R-Meridianville, died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday, October 2. Patterson has represented Alabama District 21 since 2010. He was 67 when he died. Before being elected as a state representative, Patterson served on the Madison County School Board from 1988 to … Continue reading Remembering JSU alumnus and state representative Jim Patterson