Category: Viewpoints

Hot Take: “JSU officials misunderstand what is genuinely valuable…”

James Waller, News Correspondent

As knowledge of Jacksonville State University’s contract renewal with Sodexo’s food service has become public, I have noticed a worrying trend in the attitude cultivated by JSU’s officials. As of this fall semester, JSU’s undergraduate student enrollment is the highest it’s been since 2012, and JSU officials are motivated to appeal to this expanding student body by creating an environment in which the students feel content. But, I believe JSU officials misunderstand what is genuinely valuable to a collegiate.

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Easy last minute Halloween costumes

Breanna HillArts & Entertainment Editor

Halloween is finally here and with that comes all different types of events and parties to attend. It’s customary to wear some sort of costume to these events and parties dedicated to the festive holiday, so if getting a costume for the big night has slipped the mind, here are some easy last-minute Halloween costumes to try out.

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Hot Take: Best Agatha Christie Characters

Miranda Prescott, Arts & Entertainment Correspondent

Growing up, I did a lot of reading. And by a lot, I really mean a lot. I was reading roughly three books a day by the time I was in middle school. With Halloween right around the corner, I thought I would tell you about one of my favorite authors of all time. Her name is Dame Agatha Christie.

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“10 Things I Hate About You” turns 20

Breanna Hill, Arts & Entertainment Editor

I’m a lover of anything to do with romance, whether it be television shows, movies or books. I’m always eager to see the next big premiere of a romantic movie destined to be greater than the one before. Sometimes the classics can outperform the newer in various ways and fashions though. 

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Thoughts on the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100

Breanna Hill, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 19 kicked off another week on which means they released an updated Hot 100. Out of pure curiosity I checked it out to see what songs have risen to the top and what songs have managed to drop down the list. I have to admit, I’m definitely a bit shocked by a few of the top ten for this week. 

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