Bipartisan Ball unites parties for an evening

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer   On Sunday, March 4, JSU College Republicans and Democrats hosted their first Bipartisan Ball.  The event was held on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library from 6-9 p.m. and featured speakers from both sides of the political parties. Doors opened at 5:30 and the event began promptly at 6 with Chairman of the JSU College Republicans, Jesse Battles, giving … Continue reading Bipartisan Ball unites parties for an evening

Campus ministry shows lecture series

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer The Canterbury Club Episcopal campus ministry at JSU is taking part in Values in Action, a partner site for the Trinity Institute’s 47th National Theological Conference. Using on-demand videos, the ministry will offer four segments of the conference on Sundays – February 25, March 4, 11 and 18 from 3-5 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church parish hall, on the corner … Continue reading Campus ministry shows lecture series

AOII brings Mardi Gras spirit to Jacksonville

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer A bit of New Orleans made its way to Jacksonville this past week as JSU celebrated Mardi Gras culminating with its first ever Mardi Gras parade on Saturday, February 10. The event was hosted by Alpha Omicron Pi to raise money for their philanthropy, Arthritis Research. Mardi Gras is a thousands-of-years-old celebration that has roots in the Roman festivals of Saturnalia and … Continue reading AOII brings Mardi Gras spirit to Jacksonville

From BFFs to Mr. and Mrs.: Active Minds hosts relationship workshop

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer This Tuesday, JSU’s branch of the organization Active Minds held a Relationship Talk with husband and wife Fred and Rochelle Smith titled: “From BFF to Mr. and Mrs.”  The couple, who were once JSU students themselves, gave the story of how they met and offered advice on how not only to lead a good relationship, but a good marriage, as well. While … Continue reading From BFFs to Mr. and Mrs.: Active Minds hosts relationship workshop

Tuesday Talks spotlights the School of Arts and Humanities

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer JSU held another session of Tuesday Talks meeting on November 14, this time catering to the School of Arts and Humanities. Students who were interested in Drama, English, or Art were invited to come out and learn what it takes to be successful in those fields. The speakers at the panel were made up of three JSU alumni ready to give their … Continue reading Tuesday Talks spotlights the School of Arts and Humanities

JSU celebrates Native American heritage

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer November is Native American Heritage Month and JSU is helping to commemorate it. On Tuesday, November 7, the JSU SGA hosted a Native American Cultural Celebration in the TMB Auditorium, welcoming members of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Alex Alvarez served as the main speaker along with dancers from the Pow Wow Club. Pow Wow is a style of dance which … Continue reading JSU celebrates Native American heritage

Sorority and fraternity host basketball tournament for injured student

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer On October 6, JSU’s Alpha Omicron Pi and Pi Kappa Phi teamed together to host “Buckets 4 Brit,” a 3v3 basketball tournament that raised money for student Brittany Street’s medical expenses. Street was involved in a jet ski accident on August 2 during a family vacation in Gulf Shores, Ala. She was rushed immediately to a local hospital before being med-flighted … Continue reading Sorority and fraternity host basketball tournament for injured student

Birmingham Islamic Society speaker talks religion and women’s rights

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer Monica Khalaf wants you to know that there are many misconceptions about the way women are treated and represented in the Islamic culture. On Monday, September 25, the JSU Students for Equality club held its Interfaith Muffin Social where Khalaf was the guest speaker. She represented the Birmingham Islamic Society and wanted to give information on how converting to Islam affected … Continue reading Birmingham Islamic Society speaker talks religion and women’s rights

Tuesday Talk spotlights health sciences

Nick Adrian, Staff Writer The JSU Department of Academic Advising held their monthly Tuesday Talk on September 19 on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library. Their subject of interest this month was health sciences and what to expect from a career in that field. The meeting’s speakers were made up of five JSU alumni who have gone on to specialize in various branches of … Continue reading Tuesday Talk spotlights health sciences