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Happening Now

Happening Now

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Happening Now

Neil Gorsuch confirmed as Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as the 113th member of the Supreme Court on April 10.  Gorsuch took the seat once occupied by Judge Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016.  President Donald Trump nominated Gorsuch on Jan. 31, 2017, and the Senate vo...

Second semester AP classes

Second semester AP classes

Evan Theros '18, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

It's the second semester and AP students and teachers are on the clock for the exam once again. A year's worth of content fit into three months of instruction. “We’re not able to do some of the simulations because we have to fit lots of things into a short amount of time,” AP Government teach...

“Logan” review

“Logan” review

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Logan stars the Wolverine as he makes his way to a place in North Dakota that he knows nothing about while protecting a little girl he knows nothing about. More is revealed throughout his travels, including a few major plot twists that involve the 11-year-old girl he is protecting from evil forces na...

The role of the HBCU in the 21st Century

The role of the HBCU in the 21st Century

Erykah Benson '17, Editor in Chief
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

After graduating from a school where 85 percent of the student population is white, South graduate Miracle Bailey ‘16 is now attending a college that is 93.9 percent black. “At first it was real hard to transition because I’m used to being in predominantly white schools all my life, so I h...

Snapchat Spectacles review

Snapchat Spectacles review

Staff Writer, Margot Baer '18
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

On Nov. 10, 2016 Snapchat released a new product unlike anything the tech industry has seen before,the Snapchat Spectacles. This new and riveting product is a pair of sunglasses that takes videos from your point of view. When first released, Snapchat made it very difficult for the everyday person to o...

Chime after chime, time after time: Cell phone usage for students

Chime after chime, time after time: Cell phone usage for students

Kaleigh McCarron, Guest Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Featured, Featured Content

It's not a rarity to look around everyday and see people with a cell phone in their hand, especially students. However, appropriate use of your cell phone goes beyond playing too many games. Cell phone usage has become something everyday people are used to as it is now the primary source of communi...

The truth behind juices cleanses

The truth behind juices cleanses

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Juice cleanses are a type of diet that involve only drinking juices or smoothies for a set amount of time. There is debate over whether this cleanse is helpful or harmful for the body. Some students at South have tried the cleanse, and have experienced varying outcomes. While many were pleased with ho...

Drake’s “More Life” review

Drake’s “More Life” review

Jack Holme '17, Associate Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

  ‘Drake’s new playlist “More Life” is the real ‘ting’....except for when it’s not.   The “More Life” playlist isn’t called an album or even a mixtape. I don’t really know why; with 22 songs on it, it sure sounds like an album, but it doesn’t matter what you ...

Chamomile, Canada and Congress

Chamomile, Canada and Congress

Maren Roeske '18, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I tried to swim to Canada the other day. Well, not really. But I was seriously considering it. If I hadn’t seen that last chunk of ice float by I might have even tried. I had to settle for gazing longingly across the lake, close enough to at least get damp from the spray. I wanted to be in Canada. ...

How to get ahead during spring break

How to get ahead during spring break

Erica Fossee '19, Web Manager
March 31, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Spring break is associated with travelling, parties and, most of all, escaping from school. Despite it seeming like an escape, spring break will end and school will begin. Coming back to school can be difficult, but there are multiple ways for students to get a head start on their studies over break, ...

ArtFest shows off South’s student talent

ArtFest shows off South’s student talent

Ella Diepen '17, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

From March 22-25, students, parents, teachers and community members could see students’ artwork in South’s annual ArtFest that took place in the multi-purpose room. “ArtFest is very significant because it is that one time a year where people get to see what art students are doing, otherwise ...

Happening Now

Happening Now

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

The Oakland Raiders are approved by the NFL to move to Las Vegas The Oakland Raiders were approved by NFL team owners with a vote of 31-1 to move their team from Oakland to Las Vegas. Sin City has been trying to get a team for years, but the NFL has repeatedly avoided the largest legal gambling city...

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