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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

Student Musicians: Langston Hughes

January 10, 2018 6:45pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

Langston Hughes is a 16 year old junior at Charles Herbert Flowers High School. He was born on March 6, 2001. His favorite colors are black and brown. Langston’s interest in music began at an early age when he sought interest in the “funny looking […]

Artwork by Nnadozie Okarazu

January 10, 2018 5:26pm | Nnadozie Okarazu

The Ones Who Got Away

January 8, 2018 12:50am | Aderonke Adelegan

We all started 2017 together Counting down the seconds to enter a new chapter in our lives To enter more adventures and experience new things To make resolutions we were never going to follow through We planned to do it all over again but you didn’t […]

A Poem by Anonymous

January 7, 2018 8:23pm | 98

I’ll be back home later I need something to help me Be there when I’m faltered Tell me that I’m worth it Tell me we’ll be good   You don’t have to believe in it Just believe in me   Leaving cause you want to […]

December Renaissance Live

January 2, 2018 3:00am | Raven V. Felder

Renaissance Live is a place where you can show off your talents to people. You can do any type of talent you want. The most common talents that happen at renaissance live is singing, performing an instrument, poetry, art, and dancing. We need more of […]

Alumnus Interview: 12 Questions with Jamar

January 2, 2018 12:59am | Manuel A. Morillo

On Alumni Day former students of the Mecca rushed in to visit former teachers and friends. Many students told tales of the lives they were now living and the struggles of college, the military, and even trade school. Among the myriad of students in the […]


December 27, 2017 10:10pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

Waistline, red wine Girl you know you look so fine   Thick thighs, save lives Your hair smells like honey hives   Skinny girls, loose curls You deserve new white pearls   Black queens, lima beans I love to see you on movie screens   […]

Pandora’s box

December 27, 2017 7:17pm | Kemi Ibrahim

Pandora’s box You don’t know my struggles I hustle Everyday Every night Trying to fight for my life Don’t want to live It anymore This world we live in This place And this very age Is cruel It’s a dark world A living space that […]

Divorce–Impact on Students

December 22, 2017 6:31pm | Cynthia Ofoegbu

Divorce is a very difficult situation for a child of the divorcing couple to go through. This could impact the child socially, emotionally and educationally. It has been reported that students whose parents are going through a divorce have problems in regards to their behavior. […]

Who Are You ?

December 22, 2017 1:11pm | Shaiyann Palmore

Who are you Without the money, designer clothes, and gold chains Who are you Without the designer purses, make up, and perfectly built frames Through the screen you portray the perfect facade Your self image is clouded You have lost yourself in the expectations of […]