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Kelly’s Album of the Week: II

Kelly’s Album of the Week: II

By Kelly McBride

November 17, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube In 1984, Meat Puppets released their critically acclaimed album entitled II. The only way to describe II is by saying it’s the creative paint splatter of Curt Kirkwood, Cris Kirkwood, and Derrick Bostrom. This three piece used their talents to create music that doesn’t lend itself to o...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Elephant

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Elephant

By Kelly McBride

November 10, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube If you were to ask someone who was a teen in the early 2000s what a defining album of their high school years was, they would almost certainly say Elephant by The White Stripes. Jack and Meg White started the twenty-first century out with this rock album that incorporates traditional blues with exp...

GAME REVIEW: Trails in the Sky FC

GAME REVIEW: Trails in the Sky FC

By Barron Liston

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

In comparison to the popularity of game genres such as FPS, sports, and online multiplayer, JRPGs (Japanese Role Playing Games) are a niche interest - Trails in the Sky First Chapter is a hidden gem within this niche interest. Released in 2004 for the PC by Falcom, Trails in the Sky FC is a relaxing...

TV REVIEW: Meet your new worst best friends on “Always Sunny”

TV REVIEW: Meet your new worst best friends on “Always Sunny”

By Hogan Privitt

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premiered in 2005. Seasons 1-11 can be found on Netflix (but not for long; the show will be taken off Netflix in December), and the twelfth season recently aired on FXX; the upcoming 13th and 14th seasons will be found there as well. The plot in the first seaso...

An Evening with Dawes

An Evening with Dawes

By Madeline Claire Hughes

November 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Dawes, an American folk rock band from Los Angeles, California, made their Jackson debut at Duling Hall on Tuesday, October 24th. Dawes has been touring with Kings of Leon on their fall North American tour while they have also been on an individual toured called An Evening With Dawes. Dawes band consi...

Pink’s new album is anything but traumatic

Pink’s new album is anything but traumatic

By Tori Newsome and Preston Dubberly

November 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Pink released her new album Beautiful Trauma on October 13. This was her first album to release since 2012.  In July, she announced via twitter that she was working on a new album and gave her fans a sneak peek by leaking “What About Us” which became an instant chart topper on Spotify and on iTu...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: O.C.M.S.

Kelly’s Album of the Week: O.C.M.S.

October 27, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube Old Crow Medicine Show is a bluegrass/folk band that takes their music back to the old days. The band started out playing on street corners in New York City, and they were discovered by Doc Watson’s daughter while she was walking into a pharmacy. Their old-timey lyrics and use of ...

“Same Kind of Different As Me” premieres in Madison

“Same Kind of Different As Me” premieres in Madison

By Stewart McCullough and Elizabeth Downing

October 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News

MADISON, MS - The long-awaited premiere of The Same Kind of Different As Me went down during a red carpet event at Malco Theatre in Madison on Thursday, October 19. This movie is based on the 2006 novel, Same Kind of Different as Me. The night began as Mississippi’s “Miss Hospitality” welcomed the general a...

Everybody cuts Footloose (The Musical)

Everybody cuts Footloose (The Musical)

By Tynes Carroll

October 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News

Footloose: The Musical, Prep’s fall musical, is set to premiere on Saturday at 2 and 7pm, Monday at 7pm and an additional showing at 7pm Tuesday in the Fortenberry Theatre. Directed by Mr. Mitchell McGinnis, forty-six students are involved in the story of a Chicago boy who comes to a town where da...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: The Lonesome Crowded West

Kelly’s Album of the Week: The Lonesome Crowded West

By Kelly McBride

October 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube The Lonesome Crowded West by Modest Mouse is album that combines the emotion of the grunge movement with the originality of their songwriting, singing, and music composition. The album was released in 1996 and was the second album that Modest Mouse released. Lead singer/songwriter...

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

By Tori Newsome and Henley Johnson

October 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment, Features

The 158th Mississippi State Fair in Jackson started on October 4th and ends on October 15th. Mississippians, as well as visitors from other states, attended the fair yet again to enjoy good food and fun rides and to win as many prizes as possible. This year, some of the regular rides changed. The Mega Drop, ver...

MOVIE REVIEW: Kingsman Crowned King of the Box Office

MOVIE REVIEW: Kingsman Crowned King of the Box Office

By Anna Stack, Records Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

When it hit theaters on September 22, Kingsman: The Golden Circle gripped the box office by storm with $15.325 million in revenue on its opening day. Just like its predecessor, Kingsman: The Secret Service, the sequel revolves around a group of London spies known as the Kingsman, operating as covertly as pos...

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