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Jesse Pounds headshot from his profile on CNBC.com

Alumni Profile: Markets and investing journalist Jesse Pound (’14)

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor May 6, 2021

Jesse Pound is currently working as a journalist for CNBC and is a member of the graduating class of 2014. He recalls his time at Jackson Prep, saying, “Prep forces you to manage your schedule, gets...

What is it? Baahubali and Bollywood

From Issue 9
By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor April 20, 2021

Baahubali is a series truly epic in its scale of action, worldbuilding, and romance. Directed by S. S. Rajamouli, the Baahubali series is made of two films, Baahubali: The Beginning, and Baahubali...

What is it? Dumpster diving and food waste

What is it? Dumpster diving and food waste

From Issue 7
By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor March 30, 2021

Dumpster diving is a controversial way for some people to find something to eat or a way to find something to sell for a quick buck. One man's trash is another man's treasure is a phrase that encapsulates...

Justin Timberlake (left), as his character Eddie Palmer, sitting with Ryder Allen (right), as his character Sam.

Justin Timberlake shines in newest movie, Palmer

From Issue 7
By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor March 4, 2021

  Near the end of January, Justin Timberlake starred in his newest movie, Palmer, that was released exclusively on Apple TV+. Following similar fashion of many movie releases over the last...

The Mugshots Challenge: an experience of culinary debauchery

The Mugshots Challenge: an experience of culinary debauchery

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor February 12, 2021

It started on a Wednesday. I was eating oatmeal for lunch on Patriot Avenue and had a hankering for a burger. While I was at it, I thought, I could go for the biggest burger around. I had heard of...

Gootecks reaction to a camera being bumped created this iconic image.

What Is It?: The rise and fall of Pogchamp

From Issue 6
By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor January 28, 2021

Pogchamp is an emote (think moving emoji) on the streaming platform twitch, and is used to convey elated surprise. Consisting of a face with raised eyebrows and a mouth opening to a shape similar to...

Talkin’ Tunes: Landon Miller on Foster the People

By Jane Hurst, Managing Editor October 7, 2020

Every student at Jackson Prep is unique.  Every student has an interest or a hobby. Some people devote themself to one singer or band and want to share their love of their music with other people. Talking...

Protesters in front of the Governors Mansion on June 6

Black Lives Matter hosts peaceful protest in Jackson

By Camp Carter June 10, 2020

On Saturday, June 6th, a peaceful protest was held on the steps of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, and after several speakers were heard, it became a march that walked through downtown up to the steps...

the original designs of The Banana Splits

What Is It? The Banana Splits

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor April 28, 2020

            I first saw the Banana Splits while watching cartoon reruns on Boomerang, and although I only remembered bits and pieces of the show, it was enough to recognize them years...

Making that cheddar. That dough. That moolah. You get the picture.

What Is It? High School Hustle

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor March 23, 2020

  Many highschoolers are faced with a problem of having to pay for their own expenses like gas or food. As unbelievable as it might sound to any outsiders, not all of us have unlimited...

What is it? Armored Combat League

What is it? Armored Combat League

From Issue 5
By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor January 9, 2020

Have you gotten tired of puny sports involving balls and pucks? Have you lusted for violent entertainment in the age of funny cat videos? Have you ever wanted to watch people dressed in medieval...

Camp Carter poses confidently with his stack of 50(ish) chicken nuggets.

What Is It? Mukbang ASMR

From Issue 4
By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2019

Have you ever wanted to recreate the experience of sharing a meal with someone, but you were home alone? Have you ever gotten goosebumps from hearing the sound of someone chewing and slurping their...

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