Month: October 2017

#metoo

The #metoo movement did not just start in the past two weeks; it started more than  10 years ago. It was started by Tarana Burke. At the time, she was a youth worker when she met a girl named Heaven. At a youth camp, they had an all-girl bonding session, where several of the girls […]

Is Halloween Evil or Just Innocent Fun?

It’s that time of year again students. You know, your pumpkin spice lattes, jack-o-lanterns, spooky outfits and a night where you get to tap into your dark side. That’s right, I’m talking about Halloween. Now in the Bible belt many of you may have grown up with the notion that this is the “devil’s birthday” […]

SING Movie Review

From the creators of “Despicable Me,” Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are proud to present “Sing.” “Sing” is full of heartwarming moments. The beginning felt a bit sluggish. Toward the middle act of the movie, “Sing” felt a high change in tone. The drama that was built up towards disaster. Every movie needs a disaster […]

Student Spotlight

Joshua Jackson Hometown: Jackson Major: English Minor: Communications What do you plan on doing after Holmes: After I leave Holmes I plan on going to a university such as Belhaven, Mississippi College or the University of Georgia. Why Georgia? That has always been my favorite school. I grew up watching the college football games so […]

iCreate Club

Words are spoken, pieces of beautiful artwork displayed. You get to hear people speak about important things that come from their heart. iCreate is a club that allows you to share what you have created. iCreate meets the first and third Tuesday each month at 1:30 p.m. At each meeting, there is pizza and drinks. […]

Chasing the Ghost

Chasing the Ghost Lebron James. King James. The Chosen One. He is a three-time champion and two-time gold medalist. Many would consider him the best player in the NBA, and one of the best of all time. Some say he deserves a spot on Basketball’s Mt. Rushmore, but one thing is for sure, he will […]

Roe V. Wade Legal Battle

The roar of protest has spread throughout the United States like wildfire in response to a newly voted bill. The House of Representatives have just currently passed a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The House vote came down to 237 for opposed to 189 against being the third time voted. The newly […]

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Constance McDougles Classification: Freshman Major: Paralegal Assistant (At Holmes I think it is just Paralegal) Hometown: Jackson High school: Forest Hill (Jackson) Q: This is your first semester at Holmes, what was the deciding factor in choosing to continue your education here? A: I have always heard great things about this school, and […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Is it Better than the First?

Is it better than the first? “The Golden Circle” had some hype to live up to, “The Secret Service” had quick action, a surprisingly good script and great actors portraying the characters. But does it hold up? “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (Directed by Matthew Vaughn) is the sequel to “Kingsman: The Secret Service”( Also directed […]

Robert Pinsky Visits Mississippi

Robert Pinsky, former Poet Laureate of the United States, came to Mississippi this past week to do a reading of some of his works at Millsaps College in Jackson. The Holmes Goodman Campus’ Creative Writing class attended with their teacher, Chad Moorer. According to poetryfoundation.org, Pinsky is “often called the last of the ‘civic’ or […]