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Taylor Swift redefines herself in Miss Americana

From Issue 7
By Ainsley O'Quinn, Video Editor March 3, 2020

Miss Americana gives fans an inside look into Taylor Swift’s life and creative process. The documentary goes through the different stages of Swift’s life as she explains how the major moments affected...

Morgan Claire Rose

A Day in the Life of Division One NCAA athlete Morgan Claire Rose

From Issue 7
By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor February 26, 2020

A “runner’s high” is a feeling of exhilaration that rushes through an athlete’s body after finishing an arduous workout. Morgan Claire Rose, an Ole Miss runner, gets to experience that feeling...

Photo by Lauren Anne Smith

Crossing the finish line: Cross Country

From Issue 2
By Olivia Moore, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2019

The Jackson Prep Cross Country team made its first showing at the Jackson Prep home meet on Monday, September 9th.  The teams ran around the Jackson Prep campus instead of heading to Choctaw Trails, where...

Campus renovations provide new looks and more leg room

Campus renovations provide new looks and more leg room

From Issue 1
By Lily Flowers, Staff Writer August 20, 2019

As the school year begins, you may find yourself lost in all of the new changes. While we were gone, Prep made a few modifications to the senior high, junior high, and gym. One of the major changes...

“A Star Is Born” night showcases Prep talent

From Issue 9
By Hannah Grace Biggs, Staff Writer May 8, 2019

Jackson Prep’s annual talent show, sponsored by Applause, was held on Monday April 15. The theme, A Star is Born, was inspired by the movie of the same name which was released 2018.  Mr. Mitchell...

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

From Issue 9
By Mara Liston, Video Editor May 7, 2019

By popular demand, Prep finally agreed to create a girls’ lacrosse team. The team is open to girls from 6th to 12th grade. No lacrosse experience is required; to be a part of the team all you have to...

Pet of the Month: Max Friday

Pet of the Month: Max Friday

From Issue 9
By Sayley Crawford and Sarah Cory May 7, 2019

Being recognized as “Pet of the Month” is nothing short of impressive for both the owner and the animal. This title is subtly praising the owner for having such a high taste when it comes to pets,...

Greatest comeback in sports history - the Masters 2019

Greatest comeback in sports history – the Masters 2019

From Issue 9
By Stewart McCullough, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2019

Would you believe me if I said that the greatest comeback in sports history would begin in the Summer of 2008 and conclude in the rolling hills of Augusta, Georgia, 11 years later? Would you believe me...

ALBUM REVIEW: Khalid’s latest hits the mark

From Issue 9
By Kennady Dausman, Staff Writer April 30, 2019

Khalid came out with his second album, Free Spirit, on April 5, 2019, through RCA Records. There are currently 17 songs in his new album. This album includes his first EP Suncity, which has some hit singles...

Rolling out a new ice cream trend

Rolling out a new ice cream trend

From Issue 8
By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn April 12, 2019

For this issue we are reviewing a recent trend in the ice cream world. Rolled ice cream became a social media sensation and now the Jackson area has at least three of these ice cream shops. We are going...

OPINION: Electoral College is here for a reason

OPINION: Electoral College is here for a reason

From Issue 8
By Cass Rutledge, Assistant Opinion Editor April 12, 2019

Presidential candidate and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren came to Jackson State recently and held a town hall hosted by CNN and Jake Tapper. She  suggested  many things, including beginning reparations,...

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

From Issue 8
By Maclain Kennedy April 12, 2019

Pacer Captain: Alexis Simon After being a Pacer for three years, it’s hard to believe that it has finally come to an end. Each year brought special memories that I’ll never forget. I was fortunate...

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