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Tatum Henry debuts and performs first single live

Prep senior Tatum Henry performing at The District on Halloween.
From Issue 4
November 30, 2020

On Halloween night, senior Tatum Henry’s debut single “Cooperate” released on all major streaming platforms. It was a huge deal for Tatum: a student at Prep most already see as musically talented....

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,...

Why you should watch “Ted Lasso”

Why you should watch
From Issue 3
November 13, 2020

Ted Lasso is available through the streaming service Apple TV+. It is a heartening story of an enthusiastic but hopelessly clumsy American football coach Ted Lasso, played by Jason Sudeikis, who finds...

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....

What’s the hype with Luke Combs?

Luke Combs performs for his fans. Photo courtesy of Luke Combs' Instagram
November 5, 2020

One of the biggest stars of the country music scene has just released several more tracks for his rapidly increasing audience. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Luke Combs has been named “the most promising...

Enola Holmes steps out from her brother’s shadow in new movie

Enola Holmes steps out from her brother's shadow in new movie
November 4, 2020

Enola Holmes, the title character, is the teenage sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes. She has not had much communication with her older brothers throughout her life, as she lives with her mother, Eudoria....

Talkin’ Tunes: Havens Smith talks Current Joys

Talkin' Tunes: Havens Smith talks Current Joys
November 4, 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...

iOS 14 improves customization for users

iOS 14 improves customization for users
October 21, 2020

The long awaited Apple software update is finally here! Having downloaded iOS 14 to my iPhone 11 just recently, I still am not completely used to it yet, but I like it. This update is obviously all about...

Talkin’ Tunes: Landon Miller on Foster the People

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...

Fortnite and Apple face off over payment policy

Nineteen Eighty Fortnite, Epic Game’s spoof of Apple’s famous 1984 advertisement, whcih prompted viewers to resist an overbearing governing body
From Issue 2
September 30, 2020

Recently, the developer of Fortnite (Epic Games’ battle royale game) refused to pay Apple’s regular app fee of 30 percent. This seemingly small issue quickly escalated, with Apple completely removing...

Speedrunning: gameplay gurus and digital domination

Camp in the middle of a speedrun of his current favorite game, Downwell
September 29, 2020

When most people buy a video game, they intend to spend several hours immersed in a single player campaign or several weeks playing multiplayer with a couple of buddies. However, a select group of...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars ignites emotions in forceful series finale

Star Wars: The Clone Wars ignites emotions in forceful series finale
From Issue 1
August 25, 2020

In 2008, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, George Lucas’ last Star Wars piece, began airing on Cartoon Network. With Dave Filoni as supervising director, the series, meant to bridge the gap between Attack of...

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