The Sentry

Remembering rap legend MF DOOM

From Issue 6
By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor February 2, 2021

Daniel Dumile, better known as rapper MF DOOM, died on October 31st, 2020. A legend in many hip-hop fans’ eyes, MF DOOM was the king of the underground hip-hop scene. A man of many names, most know him...

What Is It? Top 10 Gemstones

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor 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,...

Album cover of Kid A

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

From Issue 3
By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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

By Dax Murphy 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...

A Jailbroken phone demonstrating a tweak.

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

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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”

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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...

The French Club enjoying a tour of the Ice Hotel.

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

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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
By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor 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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