A Gamble pays off: Kasey Gamble elected SGA President

Breanna Hill, Staff Writer JSU held its annual SGA elections on Tuesday, April 17. At 4 p.m. that afternoon, the new SGA positions were announced. Sophomore Kasey Gamble was elected president, replacing current president Ranger Rumrill, a graduating senior. Gamble has spent the past school year as the Vice President of the Student Activities (VPSA) for the SGA, has won the election and is now sporting … Continue reading A Gamble pays off: Kasey Gamble elected SGA President

JSU remembers Justin Tinker

Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer Students gathered to mourn the loss of graduating senior Justin Tinker on Monday evening at the TMB auditorium. Tinker was struck by a vehicle on Highway 204 near campus on Tuesday, February 6. Initiated by Active Minds Club President Paris Coleman, the Active Minds Club, ACE tutoring services and the SGA came together to plan a candlelight vigil to honor the memory … Continue reading JSU remembers Justin Tinker

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

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

Homecoming kicks off with Harvest Fest

Eric Taunton, Staff Writer The Student Government Association at Jacksonville State University hosted its 4th annual Harvest Festival on Tuesday, October 24 on the quad of JSU. Campus organizations set up tables and games while families and children trick-or-treated. “The Harvest Festival is an annual event for the Jacksonville community to participate in our homecoming activities,” said Kasey Gamble, Vice President of SGA. “It’s also a … Continue reading Homecoming kicks off with Harvest Fest

Campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with ISO

Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 19, the SGA and the International Student Organization (ISO) partnered to put on the Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Originally scheduled to take place on the TMB lawn, the celebration was moved inside to the auditorium. Despite the change of venue, the celebration of Hispanic culture still managed to attract a crowd of students interested in supporting JSU’s ISO. Planned by … Continue reading Campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with ISO

Donations needed for JSU food pantry

  Brannon Cahela, Staff Writer Opened on September 5, the Division of Student Affairs food pantry aims to gather supplies to help students and faculty in need. The food pantry stocks its shelves with non-perishable goods and toiletries for students and faculty in need. “College is difficult for everyone,” said Kasey Gamble, the Vice President of Student Activities. “We’re all trying to make something of ourselves, … Continue reading Donations needed for JSU food pantry

SGA debates bring candidates together before election

  Patrick Yim, Special to the Chanticleer The campaigns for spring general elections are well underway. On Monday, March 6, the executive candidates took a moment to discuss why they feel they are the best option for the office and issues that are important to the students of Jacksonville State University. The candidates discussed a pre-selected set of questions from the SGA and took questions … Continue reading SGA debates bring candidates together before election

Homecoming 2016: Harvest Fest kicks off ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’

By Dustin Fox Staff Writer Homecoming is one of the most exciting weeks on a college campus. This year’s homecoming game will pit JSU against Eastern Illinois University in “The Greatest Show on Turf.” But the week leading up to the game is filled with just as much excitement. From homecoming elections to fall festivals, homecoming week has something for everyone. On the evening of … Continue reading Homecoming 2016: Harvest Fest kicks off ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’

SGA sponsoring skate party

It’s that point in the semester, again. Everyone is down to their last brain cell, papers and projects are due, and Turkey Day just can’t get here fast enough. Lucky for JSU students, SGA will be hosting a Skate Party on Wednesday, November 5, from 6:30-9:00 P.M. in the Leone Cole Auditorium. The event is open to all JSU students, and it’s driven with the … Continue reading SGA sponsoring skate party