Year: 2017

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 […]

Student Spotlight

Q: What’s your name? A: Sharissa Sakcriska. Q: What’s your major? A: Criminal justice. But I plan to double major in social justice and criminology when I go to my four-year school. Q: What’s your hometown? A: Oh, gosh. Please don’t laugh. I’m from Bentonia. Q: What would be your ultimate career ambition? A: I […]

Student Spotlight

GROWL was tasked with finding a student on campus that you think would be and interesting for an interview. In the Spotlight is Ashley Reeves! Q: What’s your name? A: My name is Ashley Elizabeth Reeves. Q: Where are you from? A: I am from Brandon.  Go dogs! Q: What are your plans after Holmes? A: […]

Student Spotlight

My name is Chandler Garret and I have interview my twin brother, Christopher Garrett. Name: The person I interviewed was my twin brother, Christopher U. Garrett. He does not like to let others know his middle name. Hometown: Chris was born and raised in Ridgeland. Major: Chris’ major is art and graphic design due to […]

Coffee shops in a nutshell

Coffee Shops

Coffee, commonly served in coffee shops, is the second most valued trade commodity to date. Every day, the world consumes close to 2.5 billion cups of it. The average American will spend roughly $1,092 a year for his or her coffee pick-me-up. So where does the capital area of Mississippi stand on this pie chart? […]

Jackson’s Finest: The Fondren Area

The Holmes student body drowning in all their schoolwork can take a break for a night out in the Fondren area. The streets are flooded with stands, art, live music, strangers and entertainers. There is a diversity of people that range from all ages who all mingle with one another. Public discussions and protests are […]

Wakfu the animated series

“Wakfu,” a French animated TV show and videogame, is about the adventures of a young boy by the name of Yugo who is a reincarnated king of a surviving race called the Eliatropes. Not a lot of people may have seen this show or even heard of it. It is not familiar to a lot […]