Category: Opinion

Thor: Ragnarok, an MCU great?

“Thor: Ragnarok” is the third movie in the Thor franchise and is directed by Taika Waititi, who also directed “What we do in the Shadows.” Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Thor, with appearances from the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and The Grand master (Jeff Goldblum). This movie was hilarious, from beginning to end; nothing but […]

Is Sexual Abuse Inevitable?

With a world of chaos from accusations in Hollywood all the way to the president of the United States, sexual abuse is being exposed. Sexual accusations are nothing new, especially not for Hollywood. But just how common is it? Studies reveal 1 out of every 6 woman have experienced sexual assault of some kind. Every […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]