Category: Opinion

Student Spotlight: Amira Wallace

Name: Amira Wallace (pronounced A-mir-ia) Hometown: Jackson, MS Major: English Post-Holmes Plan: To go to Tougaloo College. Career Ambition: To become an author. Hobbies: Writing, watching Netflix, acting, baking Special talents/ Skills/ something interest: “I really like Kpop, and I’m great at tripping over air.” Anything else you’d like to add about your experience at Holmes: “Nothing I can think of off the […]

The Absent Parent

As I reflect over my childhood, I often think of how blessed I was having been brought up by both my mother and father. Both of my parents were very influential over my life and my decision making. Although sometimes I didn’t make the best decision, I made choices based on what would please my […]

Biology class visits Natural Science Museum

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Mr. Gates’ Principles of Biology II 8:15 class began arriving at the Natural Science Museum around 8 a.m. We were told to be early, 8:10 a.m. at the latest. We were there to have class as usual, but with a guest instructor and we were to take thorough notes. Our instructor […]

Black Panther: First Impressions

It is impossible to reject that “Black Panther” will become a massive American icon as it is already one of the fastest opening films of all time. The movie has garnered impenetrably high praise and adoration from many critics and filmgoers. A friend and I went to see the film the night after it released. […]

Fire and Fury

Good morning student body. If you are like me, politics was served at your dinner table on Sunday, Feb. 11. The Grammy’s 60th anniversary got controversial quick as politics made its way to the stage. Hillary Clinton’s appearance drew mass opinions about how political the Grammy’s has become. A huge political statement was made as […]

The Reality of Bullfighting

Bullfighting: What society has painted it as We all know the cartoon. The matador stands in front of the bull with a red flag, each staring each other down. Finally, the bull charges, and the matador moves out of the way, leaving the bull to go through the flag, left completely bamboozled. That’s how we all […]

Capitol Hill, War is Coming

Good morning, Washington Elite, the forbidden apple just made its way to your garden. For millions of liberals the sun is out today, something unusual is lurking: it’s hope. Overnight, Danica Roem became the voice of the resistance, claiming victory in Northern Virginia. She claimed her seat as the first openly transgender lawmaker of Virginia. Defeating a […]

Justice League (2017) Review

“Justice League,” directed by Zack Snyder, is based on the DC comic by the same name. With a run time of one hour and 59 minutes, “Justice League” brings the known heroes of DC, Batman, Cyborg, Flash, Aqua man and Wonder Woman together in the fight to save the Earth. The tone of the movie […]

Don’t Let School Debt Rule Your Future

Believe it or not, Uncle Sam has a lot of free programs that are your best overall bet to beat his own rule set by federal law that all school debt must be repaid with interest. Below is an outline of steps to keep student debts from growing so high while you sleep to creep […]