Katherine Terrones: A Space to Call My Own

By Katherine Cantarero, Journalism Student Katherine Terrones, a South Albany senior, spends her free time in a wig and costume. She is a cosplayer. Cosplaying is a type of self-expression or an art form where people can dress up as a character from a book, movie or video game and act out a scene. “What I really like is how people can express the character … Continue reading Katherine Terrones: A Space to Call My Own

Protecting your Peace of Mind

By Faith Howle, Sentry Co-Editor    For years I have wondered if it would ever be possible to feel ‘at peace,’ with myself, my life and my experiences.     Protecting your peace of mind means safeguarding your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Making decisions and setting boundaries for your own best interest above anything else.     By sharing my experience I hope that people can relate it to … Continue reading Protecting your Peace of Mind

“Dear Evan Hansen” Misses the Mark

By Triston Heath, Sentry Reporter    “Dear Evan Hansen” is a coming-of-age film directed by Stephen Chbosky. It is an adaptation of the musical by the same name. Both the film and the musical star Ben Platt as the main character, Evan Hansen.    “Dear Evan Hansen” is about the story of Evan Hansen who suffers from social anxiety. His therapist suggests that he write a letter … Continue reading “Dear Evan Hansen” Misses the Mark

Honoring Betty White for her Dedication to Animal Rights

By Lee Hammond, Sentry Reporter    Betty White, commonly known as “First Lady of Television,” passed away of natural causes on Dec. 31th. The actress’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was decorated by her adoring fans to commemorate her life and long career in the film and television industry. White was most recognizable by her parts in shows like “The Golden Girls” and “Hot … Continue reading Honoring Betty White for her Dedication to Animal Rights

January 6th: One Year Later

By Triston Heath, Sentry Reporter    One year ago today, on Jan. 6, 2021, the electoral votes for the presidency were being certified. Current President Donald J. Trump was holding a rally with his supporters in regards to the results of the election, encouraging marches to the capitol that later resulted in protesters climbing walls, breaking windows and negative interactions with capitol police.    The protests were … Continue reading January 6th: One Year Later

“The Unforgivable” Movie Review

By Triston Heath, Reporter    “The Unforgivable” is a captivating film that will have you craving to see more as you indulge in the life of Ruth Slater, filled with heartbreak and emotion that left viewers with a bittersweet conclusion.    Sandra Bullock plays Ruth Slater, who was released from prison after being convicted for the murder of a sheriff when he came to evict her from … Continue reading “The Unforgivable” Movie Review

Being a Proud Part of South Albany Wrestling Herstory

By Carson Dickey, Journalism Student     Freshman Kassandra Barber had her first meet for South Albany High School’s coed wrestling team on Dec. 1. She is proud that she gets to be a part of RedHawk history by being among the largest turnout of girls for wrestling. There are around 20 girls on the team this season.    The sun was not up, but Barber was already … Continue reading Being a Proud Part of South Albany Wrestling Herstory

Working to Revive RedHawk Pride

By Tayten Avery, Sentry Editor     In 2007 a group of students were fed up by the disrespectful atmosphere at South Albany. Disrespect came in the form of PDA, defiance, lack of student-motivation and excessive profanity. These students created P.R.I.D.E. (Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, and Excellence). They wanted to create an academic atmosphere where all were welcome, and South Albany was safe.     South Albany has been … Continue reading Working to Revive RedHawk Pride

The Death of Black Friday

By Triston Heath, Sentry Reporter    Black Friday sales have long been a huge part of the holiday season, with many families buying holiday gifts and spending money on new electronics, games and toys. However, with the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world, many consumers have turned to online platforms, leaving in-store Black Friday events in the dust.    Companies like Walmart, Target and Amazon thrived after the … Continue reading The Death of Black Friday