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What Is It? Top 10 Gemstones

November 17, 2020

A Gemstone or Jewel is defined as a piece of mineral crystal, rock, or organic material used for jewelry and accessories. The value of gemstones come from both their rarity and beauty, but some gemstones,...

Radiohead’s “Kid A” grows up, turning 20

Album cover of Kid A
From Issue 3
November 6, 2020

Two whole decades! It’s crazy to think that it’s been that long since Tiger Woods became the youngest player to win a Grand Slam in Golf...just kidding. I’ll leave that for another story, if anything....

So close, yet so far: social distancing rules clarified

So close, yet so far: social distancing rules clarified
August 21, 2020

Since school started on August 11, Prep students have been required to follow new Covid-related protection guidelines suggested by state, national, and international health agencies like the Mississippi...

We’re breakin’ free, we’re jailbreakin’

A Jailbroken phone demonstrating a tweak.
May 6, 2020

Don’t fret, this is not about a prison break. The term "jailbreak" does not always involve the slammer. Actually, in this case, it refers to the software in iPhones. Officially, the definition...

ALBUM REVIEW: The Darkness Behind The Weeknd’s “After Hours”

April 15, 2020

Even during times like these, musicians have continued to work, surprisingly, some more than usual. In particular, one artist to highlight released an album on March 20th. This album, After Hours, has...

Talking Heads, still talking 45 years later

April 2, 2020

These days, I don’t have enough time to keep up with Saturday Night Live like I used to. It’s usually set to record on our T.V. anyways, so whenever I have time, I check and see if its any good and...

Bonjour, and bon voyage, the French Club travels to (pre-COVID) Canada!

The French Club enjoying a tour of the Ice Hotel.
March 27, 2020

On the early morning of Friday, February 21st, 12 French students arrived at the Jackson Airport ready to venture to the great country to our north: Canada. The group left the Jackson airport en route...

Mac Miller swims in Circles on his final album

From Issue 7
March 3, 2020

Whether or not you have heard of rapper Mac Miller, most were devastated to hear the news of his passing on September 7th, 2018 after a drug overdose. Practically only a month after his believed-to-be...

Spotify Wrapped Versus Apple Music Replay

Spotify Wrapped Versus Apple Music Replay
January 10, 2020

**DISCLAIMER** I will only be discussing the two music services Apple Music and Spotify because they are the most popular. If you use another service, such as Amazon Music, Google Play Music, Soundcloud,...

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