30 April 2014

“You want to use active voice whenever possible instead of passive voice.” “In order to solve this problem, you have to simplify like terms.” “The Manhattan Project has nothing to do with New York City.” “The theory of evolution has nothing to do with Social Darwinism.” This is what can be heard in a classroom […]

SBP’s Corner: Eighteen & Registered, Young Voices Changing Jackson!

27 March 2014

Mustangs, as you know, our late mayor Chokwe Lumumba passed away a couple of weeks ago due to chest pains. The City Of Jackson has organized a special election where a new mayor will be decided. Over 15 candidates are on the ballot and the citizens of Jackson are prepared to choose one of them […]

My Latin Teacher is a Robot

14 February 2014

Walking into a classroom and waiting for a television screen to give you instruction may seem like a scenario from the future — but for many students it has already become a reality. Murrah High School’s Micah Everson is the only Latin teacher in the district. In an attempt to give other students a chance […]

SBP’s Corner : Lights! Cameras! ACTION!

03 February 2014

  “What’s up with these flash videos on Instagram?” says Caleda Cooper, a senior here at Murrah High School. “A fashion show?!, where do I sign up?” With the new Head Principal on board, he has called for action with his student leaders. Starting on Feb. 4th and Feb. 5th all students at Murrah High […]

Where Have YOU Been?

03 February 2014

Hush! Listen! There is Dr. Lee again on the intercom talking about Murrah’s ADA and how critical it is for each teacher to accurately record every student’s presence. But how important is ADA really? “ADA encourages us to encourage students to come to school,” said Dr. Lee, the 10th grade principal at Murrah. “It equates […]

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Let Me Explain: Young and Tattooed

Posted on 06 February 2014–bW0pQn72gxiC-pTAABgx&sadet=1391698373838&sads=9PyWEVjsuEC9HFLpP28waLFYVGQ&sadssc=1 “Are those real?” “How old are you?” “Does your mom know about all these?” I really get tired of these useless questions. It doesn’t matter if my parents know about them. They’re there. You can’t just rub them off like a 25-cent tattoo out of a gum ball machine. These tats are just as […]


World War Lunch

Posted on 06 May 2014

Since the implementation of the National School Lunch Program, a war has been raging in public schools everywhere. At 11:40 AM every day, students at Murrah High school gather on the front lines, armed to the teeth with insults and complaints about the food.   This has become such an integral part of the high […]


“The Jig Era”

Posted on 30 April 2014

by: Dion Rand First, there was the death of Auto-tunes (rest in peace to him and T-Pain’s career). I think, Soulja Boy came to the funeral. I cant’t recall. But, a couple days later he taught us all the importance of dance. And now that I think about it, we’ve been dancing ever since. This […]


Scholar Athlete: Emily Gomez By Kijana Stevens

Posted on 14 February 2014

Emily Gomez  is ranked number two  in her junior class at Murrah High School. Gomez is still able to shine on the field, court, and track, while maintaining a QPA of 4.73 and GPA 97.4.   During soccer 2013-2014, Gomez served as a captain,  scored five goals, made countless assists, and had full coverage of […]