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OPINIONL: Kanye 2020 is a joke

How Likely really is Kanye West to be elected in 2020?  illustration by Alex Roberson

By Trinity Scalia, Guest Columnist

October 2, 2020

Kanye 2020 is a campaign that could only exist in our timeline. To me, it’s absolutely inconceivable that singer-songwriter Kanye West could hold any political position, much less President of the United States. West announced his presidential campaign in a tweet that read “We must now realize the promise of Ame...

OPINION: Kamala Harris is a threat to America

OPINION: Kamala Harris is a threat to America

By Cass Rutledge, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2020

Let’s be honest. Joe Biden isn’t mentally there. That is why his handlers have barely let him out of his basement, and that is why his vice presidential nominee is more important than the picks of the past. According to Rasmussen Reports, a polling company, 59% of likely voters think that Biden would not eve...

Biomedical club stays active during the summer

Biomedical club stays active during the summer

By Eli Venarske

August 18, 2020

This summer, the presence of Covid-19 put a dent in the plans of virtually everyone . However, resilient and ambitious Jackson Prep students set out to keep the learning opportunities (and fun) created by summer activities alive. In our present condition, gathering in large groups is unwise. To circumvent s...

OPINION: Why COVID-19 may be making world leaders more popular, for now

The infamous coronavirus as rendered by graphics editor Alex Roberson

By Ty Usey, Guest Columnist

April 9, 2020

     As March of 2020 ends, it is more or less apparent that the world is in a state of emergency. The COVID-19 (or coronavirus) pandemic has killed more than 30,000 individuals, and many metrics indicate that a severe economic downturn is on the horizon. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the go-to i...

OPINION: Do you have the right to repair?

Who should be allowed to work on this car? Graphic by Alex Roberson

By Andrew Banks, Guest Columnist

April 2, 2020

     There is a growing movement to limit the power of a corporation in order to protect consumers' "right to repair." Often, when you purchase something like a car or a cell phone, you are only purchasing the hardware itself—meaning the screen, the engine block, etc. You are licensing the software t...

OPINION: Despite popular belief, video games are not bad

Totally not a drawing of News Editor Joseph Watts playing video games.

By Joseph Watts, News Editor

March 3, 2020

Video games often get a bad rap. Every kid growing up has rolled their eyes when they heard “turn off the screen and play outside” or that video games will “turn your brain to mush.” Research has actually shown that video games do quite the opposite. According to an article published in ...

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