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Talkin’ Tunes: Landon Miller on Foster the People

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 Tunes is an opportunity for students to voice their passion for their favorite music. This mont...

Black Lives Matter hosts peaceful protest in Jackson

Protesters in front of the Governor's Mansion on June 6

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 of the Capitol building. Once the march reached the Capitol, participants observed 8 minutes and 46 ...

What Is It? The Banana Splits

the original designs of 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 later. I was spending time at my aunt's house during Thanksgiving break and was watching the news befor...

What Is It? High School Hustle

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

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 access to our parents’ bank accounts. Students have to come up with funds to support their interests...

What is it? Armored Combat League

What is it? Armored Combat League

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 armor smash each other with weapons for fun? Well, Armored Combat Worldwide is a sports league for you if y...

What Is It? Mukbang ASMR

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

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 food? Have you ever wanted to watch an individual eat enough fast food for a family of five for no r...

Steely Dan: criminally underrated

Steely Dan: criminally underrated

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2019

Many people are quick to call bands overrated because of their sustained popularity, such as The Beatles or Pink Floyd. One band that has been almost criminally underrated in my opinion, is my current favorite band Steely Dan.  Steely Dan are an American rock band that blends elements of jazz a...

What Is It? The Chicken Sandwich Wars

What Is It? The Chicken Sandwich Wars

By Campbell Carter, Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2019

  If you’re active on Twitter or other social media apps, you may have heard about something called The Chicken Sandwich War—the heated debate sparked over the question, “Who has the best chicken sandwich?” Corporate Twitter accounts for Chick-fil-A, Popeyes, and Wendy’s are all vying to...

Minecraft: The Return of the King

Minecraft: The Return of the King

By Campbell Carter, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2019

       Many of you have noticed a particular game experiencing a resurgence in popularity among teens and the online community. That game, as of May 2019, has sold over 176 million copies and become the best selling video game of all time. Minecraft, a 3D sandbox game that allows the player almost...

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