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Netflix series “Mindhunter” gives surreal glimpse at serial killers

Netflix series “Mindhunter” gives surreal glimpse at serial killers

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Home

On Oct. 13, Netflix released its newest original series titled “Mindhunter," based on the book “Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. “Mindhunter" is set in 1977, during the early days of the criminal psychology unit in the FBI. It fol...

Band receives Reserved Grand Champions title at regionals

Band receives Reserved Grand Champions title at regionals

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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OHS Band recently earned Reserved Grand Champions in the regional competition at Tupelo High School on Oct. 14 and will move on to the state championship. “Each year, all the bands in Mississippi participate in state contest,” Band Director Mel Morse said. “We are evaluated by three judges in...

Choir takes audience abroad with concert, performs foreign songs

Choir takes audience abroad with concert, performs foreign songs

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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OHS Choir took their audience around the world with the first concert of the school year this past Tuesday. The choir, lead by teacher Thomas Ardrey, performed songs from Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and more. “I chose [the theme] because I think it is important to expose our students to a bunch...

Gucci Mane’s “Mr. Davis” is witty, impressive but tedious

Gucci Mane’s “Mr. Davis” is witty, impressive but tedious

Charlie Zediker, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Home

Gucci Mane’s newest album, “Mr. Davis,” was released on Oct. 13. Although the rapper has perfected the trap style of hip-hop, Mane’s new album lacks lyricism and artistic creativity, but he makes up for it somewhat with classic hooks and charisma. Gucci Mane, real name Radric Davis, began h...

Cheer team works to earn national title for second year in a row

Cheer team works to earn national title for second year in a row

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Home, Sports

Throughout the years, cheer has evolved from cheering on different sports teams on the side lines to a competitive athletic event where different teams compete for various titles. Since winning the national championship last year, the OHS cheer team plans to continue their winning streak at competitions. “The...

Students walk in support of Lowe, breast cancer awareness

Students walk in support of Lowe, breast cancer awareness

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Home, News

Students participated at the third annual Breast Cancer Awareness walk at OHS on Oct. 13. Health teacher and founder of the walk Rose Hickey started the event to make students more aware of the effects of cancer. “[I’ve done] a section on cancer ever since I started teaching health, and I thought...

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Home, Opinions

Recently, Dove released an ad that many depicted as racist, saying the ad misrepresented women of color, but the ad was misunderstood and the entire situation was blown out of proportion. The ad showed a black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman, and then the white woman removed her shir...

Nadeen’s Top 5 Fall Foods

Nadeen’s Top 5 Fall Foods

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Mitchell crowned homecoming queen, National Merit Semifinalist

Mitchell crowned homecoming queen, National Merit Semifinalist

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Home

Senior Lily Mitchell has been very busy lately. Not only is she a varsity player on the volleyball team, but she was also crowned Homecoming Queen Thursday night, Oct. 5. A week before that, she was named a National Merit Semifinalist. Lily Mitchell first joined volleyball in seventh grade. She had been playing ...

New Miley Cyrus album showcases growth, true emotion

New Miley Cyrus album showcases growth, true emotion

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Home

Many things have changed in Miley Cyrus’s life over the past year, evidently influencing her new album, “Younger Now.” Cyrus is seemingly reinventing herself and finding her musical identity following past projects and new changes in her life that has led her to change the way she performs an...

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Home, Opinions

It has been one year since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the National Anthem. Kaepernick’s protest was a response to the police brutality that was frequently occurring across the United States. Kaepernick is now a free agent in the NFL. Many believe Kaepernick was not signed due to t...

Stewart brings supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims

Stewart brings supplies to Hurricane Harvey  victims

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Home

Jennifer Stewart, sister of OHS teacher Kim Austin, is driving a truck full of donated supplies to Texas to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey which made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Aug. 25, and caused extreme flooding. Stewart witnessed the devastation of a hurricane firsthand during Hurricane Katr...

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