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

Popping the question in the season of love

Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, boxes of chocolate and giant teddy bears are sure to be some of the most popular gifts, but a few lucky lovers may end up with something extra special: an engagement ring. Holiday proposals in general are popular. Between November and February, the time of year known as “engagement season,” there are several major holidays: … Continue reading Popping the question in the season of love

4 for 4: Let’s taco ’bout us, baby

As a special Valentine’s Day treat, the four editors of The Chanticleer have written about a few of the things that they love. Here’s Associate Editor Chris Brown: Sorry Daniel, I didn’t mean to steal your pun-under with my headline … or did I? Anyways, if you know me at all, especially my best friend’s wife Leslie, you know I’m all about tacos. (You thought … Continue reading 4 for 4: Let’s taco ’bout us, baby

4 for 4: Love is the cat’s meow

As a special Valentine’s Day treat, the four editors of The Chanticleer have written about a few of the things that they love. Here’s Editor-in-Chief Katie Cline: Love is the cat’s meow. Yes, I mean that love is great. But I also mean that, literally, love is a cat’s meow. Specifically, my cats’ meows. I have four cats: TomTom, Albus, Nugget and Minnie. They’re all … Continue reading 4 for 4: Love is the cat’s meow

4 for 4: Pun-a-licious

As a special Valentine’s Day treat, the four editors of The Chanticleer have written about a few of the things that they love. Here’s Sports Editor Daniel Mayes: What is love? Baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me. No more. (Just Kidding). What is love? Love is… an open dooooooooooor. (Just kidding again). But what is love? I suppose it has different meanings for everyone. … Continue reading 4 for 4: Pun-a-licious

Always: love and Valentine’s Day as told by “Harry Potter”

By Katie Cline, Editor-in-Chief Ask anyone who knows me: there are few things I love more than love. There’s nothing about love that I don’t, well, love: weddings, proposals, promposals, love letters, cheesy love songs, hearing that your best friends finally started dating after a year and half of dancing around it—everything! Of course, I’ve been riding the “Single Ladies” bus since long before Beyoncé … Continue reading Always: love and Valentine’s Day as told by “Harry Potter”

Finding your soul mate at SGA’s Sweetheart Social

Candle lit tables and rose petals, dimmed lights and mood music and the Vice President of Student Senate calling, “Anyone lookin’ for a bae for Valentine’s Day?” awaited students as they entered the TMB Auditorium for the Student Government Association’s first annual Sweetheart Social. At seven thirty on Wednesday, February 11th, singles from across campus were given the chance to find Cupid’s perfect match for … Continue reading Finding your soul mate at SGA’s Sweetheart Social

Valentine’s Day: Dating for days

It’s pretty evident that Valentine’s Day is upon us here at Jacksonville State University. Whether you’re running to Wal-mart for some last minute pasta or jamming out to punk-rock on the radio, the pink-and-red spangled holiday has made its presence known. While it’s cute for some people, others might dread its arrival along with the accompanying pressure of finding the right way to celebrate it … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Dating for days

Valentine’s Day: Single and ready to mingle

When the dog bites. When the bee stings. What makes you feel sad? Being single on Valentine’s Day is supposed to be one of the most depressing feelings in the world. That’s what the movies say, right? Walking into Wal-mart and seeing the sea of balloons on the ceiling fills all us single kids with anger, sadness or rage, right? Wrong. Very, very wrong. The … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Single and ready to mingle