Reflections of the Associate Editor

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor 7 years. And no, it’s not the beginning of some twisted college movie where a videotape kills you, it’s more like a twisted college existence and the thing killing you is your degree. I’ve been in college for seven years. Two years in community college and five years at JSU to … Continue reading Reflections of the Associate Editor

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Pictures on the Mantle: Memories of Thanksgiving

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor There’s a lot of argument as to whether or not we transition too fast between Halloween and Christmas. And to be fair, there’s some merit in those statements. When Halloween has barely ended and I’m already hearing “Holly, Jolly Christmas” on the radio, or seeing Christmas trees gracing the Garden Center … Continue reading Pictures on the Mantle: Memories of Thanksgiving

In the Black Open Sun: Reflecting on the lives of Tom Petty, Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington

  Editor's Note: The title is a mashup of famous songs from Chris Cornell, Tom Petty and Chester Bennington. The songs are “In the End”, “Black Hole Sun” and “Into the Great Wide Open” Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor One of the things I remember about my childhood and early teenage years was the surprising lack of … Continue reading In the Black Open Sun: Reflecting on the lives of Tom Petty, Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington

Greek Life gives back to those affected by domestic violence

 The brothers of Delta Chi and the sisters of Phi Mu pose with Raisha Morell in front of the Delta Chi house (Rebekah Hawkins/The Chanticleer) Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor Twenty white laundry baskets filled with deodorants, detergents, soaps and other toiletries sat on the sidewalk outside of the Delta Chi house last Wednesday night. It … Continue reading Greek Life gives back to those affected by domestic violence

JSU nursing marks 50th anniversary with gala

Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor  Since the start of the nursing program at Jacksonville State in 1967 there have been several graduations, white coat ceremonies and careers started. From travel nurses to local nurse practitioners to careers in other states, graduates of the Lurleen B. Wallace School of Nursing at JSU have gone on to great things. … Continue reading JSU nursing marks 50th anniversary with gala