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The Weeknd Concert Review

The Weeknd Concert Review

November 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Galleries, Opinion

By Zoe Jackson '16 | Page Editor This past Saturday, The Palace of Auburn Hills was filled to the rafters. 20,000 adoring fans decided to spend their weekend with The Weeknd, hanging on to his every note. But the last time the Weeknd performed in Detroit, he couldn’t even fill the Fox Theater--a third of the small venues seats remained unfilled. Yet, he promised on that night in 2013 to return to Detroit. And return, he did. The Weeknd opened the night with the first track from hi...

Marching bands, football stands and the choices between them

Marching bands, football stands and the choices between them

November 4, 2015
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Fall, Featured, Features

By Lauren Thom ’18│Staff Writer Playing high B-flats and football is proving to be a lot to handle for specific students at South who are involved with both marching band and the football teams. Miles Dearing ‘19 has been playing football since he was eight years old.  He started this year’...

Pointe Singers veteran ranked internationally in competition

Pointe Singers veteran ranked internationally in competition

November 2, 2015
Filed under Choir, Featured, Features

By Alexis Motschall '16│Business Manager Pointe Singers veteran Emma Aboukasm ’14 is one of five finalists in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Aboukasm found out about the competition held in New Jersey through her former jazz piano teacher, Scott Gwinnell, Aboukasm s...

The wonderful world of Fantasy Football

The wonderful world of Fantasy Football

October 29, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By JD Gray '16 | Staff Writer Without fantasy football, what would friends talk about, the weather? I love fantasy football, every year I manage at least two leagues. It’s a great way to fill up the dull cloudy days that take over during the cold months. If you already play fantasy footbal...

Top 10: Halloween movies

Top 10: Halloween movies

October 27, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Opinion

By Lily Patterson '16 | Staff Writer 10. The Exorcist “The Exorcist” is a must-see. We have all heard stories from our parents about how horrified they were when they first saw this film. It was considered the scariest movie of all time and is both intriguing and frightening. This movie features ...

South speaks: Erebus and Scarefest prove overrated

South speaks: Erebus and Scarefest prove overrated

October 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

Erebus wows in disappointment factor By Jessica Whitney '16 | Staff Writer Erebus is known as being the largest, 4-story haunted house in the United States. Around Halloween, hundreds of people come every weekend to Pontiac to experience the supposedly terrifying attraction, and I was one of them la...

A junior speaks: DTE exposed

A junior speaks: DTE exposed

October 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Opinion

By Gillian Eliot '17 | Staff Writer DTE Energy Music Theatre has always catered to all genres of music, even when it was known as Pine Knob. With the choice of sitting on the lawn or under the pavilion, it’s a great venue for all ages. Ticket prices vary depending on the artist performing, but usua...

“He Named Me Malala”: the voice of her generation

October 13, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Maren Roeske '18//Staff Writer Winning the Nobel Peace Prize at age 17, writing a best-selling book, speaking at the UN, chastising the President of the United States and surviving a death sentence from the Taliban define the public’s view of Malala Yousafzai, but her documentary goes beyond he...

Johnny Depp steps out of comfort zone in “Black Mass”

Johnny Depp steps out of comfort zone in “Black Mass”

October 8, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

By Jennifer Toenjes '16 | Photo Editor Based on a true story, this action drama tells the account of Irish mafia Godfather, Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp), joining alliances with John Connolly (Joel Edgerton), an FBI agent, in a desperate attempt to exterminate the Italian mafia. Attempting to execute s...

Twenty-One Pilots wows enthusiastic crowd

Twenty-One Pilots wows enthusiastic crowd

October 7, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Galleries, Music, Opinion

By Liz Bigham '18 | Page Editor Twenty One Pilots is a duo from Columbus, Ohio formed in 2009.  Their musical style is hard to categorize, but most can conclude that they are an alternative hip hop, indie pop group.  They incorporate frontrunners Joshua Dun on the drums and Tyler Joseph’s poe...

“The Intern” surpasses expectations with witty humor

“The Intern” surpasses expectations with witty humor

October 7, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

By William Muawad '17 | Staff Writer I saw “The Intern” over the weekend and it exceeded my expectations. After watching the trailers, I thought that the movie was going to be the typical teenager comedy film, filled with inappropriate jokes.   What I witnessed was a totally different type of comedy...

A girl’s guide to Homecoming

A girl’s guide to Homecoming

October 1, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Lily Kubek '17 | Copy Editor A chipped nail and streaky spray tan could be classified as a monstrosity when it comes to the primping, prepping and priming for a homecoming dance. This is exactly why a strict schedule is necessary. Without further adeu: a girl's guide to homecoming. Months bef...

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