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January 17, 2018 Word Of The Day is Concatenation: A series of interconnected things or events. Sentence: Concatenation refers to a series of things — ideas, events, animals — that are somehow interconnected, individual parts that are linked to form a single unit, like the links in a chain.

The Jaguar Renassaince

Various forms of artwork are submitted to be featured on The Main Street Journal’s website and in some cases are considered for placement on the print copy of the newspaper.

The Jaguar Renassaince Subcolumns

Honey Bun

January 12, 2018 7:16pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

The glaze so sweet I lick my teeth The shape defined It blows my mind The smell so rich I start to itch The swirl so thick I snap a pic   I’d travel the world And search under the sun Just to find the […]

The Apathy Poem

January 12, 2018 7:12pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

Who cares about this? Certainly not I This becomes our mentality after junior high We seem to have no interest in our education Trump in fact is actually damning this nation   Who cares about this? Certainly not I There is so much this country […]

The Tide (Pull)

January 12, 2018 7:06pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

Calm as the water deep that drives The blue eyes that I’ve encountered Run as the wind the blows The wild roar of the jungle lion Love as the heart beats fast The two friends have come at last Dull as the slug that slims […]


January 12, 2018 7:05pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

You don’t care You watch as men, women, children, and babies Are inflicted with damage Damage beyond repair Those cold eyes have left all hope Indignity human beings can conflict on Telling people who have suffered Excruciating pain and loss That their pain and loss […]

Letter to the Police

January 12, 2018 7:00pm | Tonea Epps, Rukayat Fakoya, Lateefah Fatunbi, Angel Ramos-LInares, Neima Belewa, Crystal Coutain, and Jimmy Edme

Dear Police, There have been many deaths taken place that has greatly affected the community over the past few months. The fact that these deaths had little to no awareness is unacceptable. More security measures need to be taken into consideration concerning public places. Knowing […]

The Wheel

January 12, 2018 6:48pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

It’s when you wake up in the morning and realize you’re alone When you’ve been down and don’t know what to call home Wishing with all your heart that you will find true love Falling head over heels like a falling dove Dreaming of the […]

Why Does My Life Matter?

January 12, 2018 6:47pm | Jada Adgerson, Gianni Morsell

If you are asking yourself “Why does my life matter?” Well i’m here to tell you Your life matters because you never know what is to come You have a whole life ahead of you And it is just getting started

Winter Blues

January 12, 2018 2:51pm | Shaiyann Palmore

Drowning in the winter blues Reflecting on the past and the things we thought we’d never lose The  holidays go by as we enter a new year Drowning in the winter blues We see all that has been lost and all that is to come […]

Youjo Senki Announces New Film!

January 11, 2018 6:27pm | Rukayat Fakoya

LOS! LOS! LOS! If you don’t know why I’m saying this, it’s because of Youjo Senki’s new animated film! Our best girl Tanya is coming back to the big screen crazier than ever. With the 12th episode of the first season ending with a cliffhanger, the […]

Seven Deadly Sins is Coming Out with a New Season! Debut January 13, 2018

January 10, 2018 7:14pm | Neima Belewa

The hit anime series, Seven Deadly Sins, also known as “Nanatsu no Taizai” is currently a very popular series in the anime community. Meliodas, a character in the series, is the leader of The Seven Deadly Sins,  a group of formerly esteemed knights in the anime’s […]